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A New Space for Learning in the Okanagan

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A New Space for Learning in the Okanagan

The Health Sciences Centre at @Okanagan College’s Kelowna Campus will be a catalyst for interaction. The facility will foster integration between departments, focusing on opportunities for collaboration amongst students and staff. The highly sustainable facility will focus on health and wellness strategies targeting Net-zero Carbon, WELL Certification and LEED Gold Certification.

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Being Part of the Heritage!

Being Part of the Heritage!

An addition to the Father Lacombe water tower, the St. Mary’s University Heritage Centre reinforces the campus's historic core. The Centre is comprised of a flexible learning and performance space, and linear gallery. Drawing inspiration from the timber frame structure of the historic water tower, the Centre features simple, exposed timber trusses and post-and-beam construction.

For more about the project, click here.

 

Peter Lougheed Hall Wins at the 2017 Edmonton Urban Design Awards

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Peter Lougheed Hall Wins at the 2017 Edmonton Urban Design Awards

On November 3rd, the University of Alberta’s Peter Lougheed Hall received the Award of Merit in the Urban Architecture category at the 2017 Edmonton Urban Design Awards (EUDA)! Since 2005, the City of Edmonton and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) have co-hosted the EUDAs to ‘recognize individuals, organizations, firms and projects that have contributed to urban design and the quality of life in Edmonton’. Peter Lougheed Hall was selected from a large number of submitted projects, and voted upon by a jury of five distinguished design professionals.

Peter Lougheed Hall is a distinct student residence on the University of Alberta’s main campus. Overlooking the North Saskatchewan river, the facility provides an enriching experience that fosters and supports students to put them on a developmental path towards leadership.

For more about this GEC project, click here.

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Banff Elementary School Phase 1 Ready for Students!

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Banff Elementary School Phase 1 Ready for Students!

Ribbon cutting ceremony today for Phase one of the new Banff Elementary School. The K-8 school and community facility is Net-Zero Ready and will be LEED Silver Certified with the largest solar array in the Bow Valley. Phase two is expected to be complete by January 2019

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Progress on NAIT

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Progress on NAIT

Latest progression shot of the NAIT Productivity and Innovation Centre in Edmonton, Alberta. Make sure to check out the story behind the project here.

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University of Alberta's Peter Lougheed Hall Completed!

University of Alberta's Peter Lougheed Hall Completed!

The Peter Lougheed Hall (PLH) at the University of Alberta is now complete! Slated to open in the Fall of this year in the vibrant East Campus Village community, PLH will be home to more than 140 residents. The one or two bedroom units are contemporary, with access to engaging social spaces, large dining hall, and fitness spaces.

Thank you to all who attended today’s opening including His Excellency The Right Honourable David Johnston, The Right Honourable Kim Campbell, Founding Principal of PLLC, and his Worship Mayor Don Iveson.

GEC is completing nine joint-use schools in Saskatoon

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GEC is completing nine joint-use schools in Saskatoon

GEC is the Prime Consultant for nine new joint-use schools, developed in Partnership with Sask Builds, which will be located in Saskatoon, Regina, Martensville, and Warman.

This project represents the largest new schools initiative in Saskatchewan’s history and will accommodate over 10,000 students from pre-kindergarten to Grade 8. Each joint‐use site will include two schools: one Public and one Catholic, along with a childcare centre and community space.

The joint-use schools will be located on the same site and will share a roof and spaces such as gymnasiums and multipurpose rooms. Doors open September 2017!

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