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#Calgary is currently experiencing its heaviest rainfall in recent years! The Glenmore Dam at the Glenmore Reservoir keeps Calgarians safe by managing flow rates and reducing the risk of downstream flooding and riverbank erosion on the Elbow River. Since the flood in 2013, flood resiliency...
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Our team is celebrating wins for two 2022 Prairie Wood Design Awards! Congratulations to our staff, talented design team, and the teams at @cantirohomes and @westernarchrib for their innovation on 300 West Block, a three-storey mass timber commercial building yielding a stunning interior aesthetic at...
gecarchitecture3 weeks ago
Our team is celebrating wins for two 2022 Prairie Wood Design Awards! Congratulations to our staff, talented design team, and the teams @calgarytransit, @cityofcalgary, and @structurlam for their creativity and innovation on the Calgary Transitway Stations design project that implements wood throughout the...
GEC Architecture3 weeks ago
We are celebrating wins for two 2022 Prairie Wood Design Awards! Congratulations to our design teams, @Structurlam, @WesternArchrib, and our amazing clients for their innovative uses of #wood on 300 West Block and the Calgary Transitway Stations! https://t.co/W66nzozTe0 #yeg #yyc

Procuring Change: Canadian Architect, August 2021 Issue

Is the architectural procurement process in Canada a subject for broader discussion and reform? Procuring Change in the latest issue of Canadian Architect discusses how changing the Request for Proposal (RFP) procurement process can create an “architectural renaissance.”

GEC’s site connectivity diagrams for several of the new City Edmonton supportive housing projects, as well as analysis diagrams for the Jasper Place Transit Centre, are featured.

In this site diagram for the City of Edmonton’s West Edmonton supportive housing project, our team indicates initial thoughts about the potential for the building to connect to its surroundings
Created as part of GEC Architecture’s bid to design the Jasper Place Transit Centre for the City of Edmonton, an analysis diagram shows the current infrastructural elements to be consolidated in the new centre.
Created as part of GEC Architecture’s bid to design the Jasper Place Transit Centre for the City of Edmonton, an analysis diagram shows the anticipated circulation paths around the new building.
Located at one of Edmonton’s busiest bus hubs, GEC’s finished Jasper Place Transit Centre includes a generous roof, shaped to welcome pedestrians and encourage consistent use of the facility.

To read the full article, visit https://www.canadianarchitect.com/practice-procuring-change/.