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GEC Architecture2 weeks ago
With great sadness, we share news of the death of Barry Graham, an esteemed colleague, passionate designer, partner & founder (the “G” in GEC Architecture). Our thoughts extend to Barry’s friends and family at this time. A detailed bio can be viewed here: https://t.co/5HOwY8N0pi
gecarchitecture2 weeks ago
It is with great sadness we share news of the death of Barry Graham, an esteemed colleague, passionate designer, partner and founder (the “G” in GEC Architecture). He died peacefully on December 26, 2022. Recognized as a Fellow by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada...
GEC Architecture3 weeks ago
Congratulations to our own, Peter Osborne on being recognized in this year’s #Edifier Awards by @EdifyEdmonton for all his contributions to city building and making #Edmonton ‘a better place to call home’. #yeg #edify #awards #architecture #yeglocal https://t.co/6YCrWXjxdu
gecarchitecture3 weeks ago
Congratulations to our own Peter Osborne, on being recognized in this year’s Edifier Awards by @edify_edmonton for all his contributions to city building and making Edmonton ‘a better place to call home’. 📸: Eric Beliveau / EDify #yeg #edify #edifier #awards #architecture #affordablehousing #yegre #edmonton...
GEC Architecture4 months ago
We are thrilled to announce the redevelopment of Paul Kane Park project on behalf of the @CityofEdmonton has won a 2022 Prairie Design Award of Merit in the #Landscape #Architecture category. Our thanks and congratulations to everyone involved in this award-winning project. https://t.co/p29S3aipz0
gecarchitecture4 months ago
We are thrilled to announce that the redevelopment of Paul Kane Park project on behalf of the City of Edmonton has won a 2022 Prairie Design Award of Merit in the Landscape Architecture category. Paul Kane Park has been an urban oasis in the Oliver...
GEC Architecture4 months ago
In 1987, GEC Architecture worked with the @UCalgary to open The Olympic Oval, the speed skating venue that held the XV Winter Olympic Games. Today, we reflect on this project as part of our legacy and celebrate the 35th Anniversary of @theolympicoval! #calgary #architecture https://t.co/1lrBJv0LC6

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/.