It’s a been busy Spring and Summer at the Guildford Aquatics Addition site. Some major milestones that have been accomplished has been the completion of the structural roof wood trusses, the enclosure of the building, and the precast concrete panels for the outside of the pool. Here are some photos on the progress on the site.
All are welcome to attend a special presentation of the UBC Margolese National Design for Living Prize Lecture in Toronto which will feature a keynote by 2013 winner, Bing Thom. The award recognizes a Canadian citizen who has made outstanding contributions to the development or improvement of living environments for Canadians of all economic classes.
The presentation will take place on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 6:30pm at the Design Exchange in Toronto. A reception will follow at 7:30pm. The Design Exchange is located at 234 Bay Street in Toronto.
For more information on the award, see UBC Margolese National Design for Living Prize.
Thank you Andrew Yeung for the photographs.
We’re proud to announce that Surrey City Centre Library has been granted LEED Gold Certification this year. Congrats to everyone involved! The City Centre Library will be hosting free tours to highlight key green features. To participate, drop-in at 1:30pm on any Tuesday afternoon, starting March 25. For more information click here.
Thank you HKCBA for awarding BTA the inaugural Outstanding Business Performance Award, recognising the achievements of Canadian companies with successful business operations in Hong Kong. Congratulations to our fellow finalists, White Spot and Dr Power. For more information and a video link click here.
Congratulations Bing! Today UBC’s School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture awarded Bing Thom the 2013 Margolese National Design for Living Prize. This is an annual prize given to a Canadian who has made and continues to make outstanding contributions to the development or improvement of living environments for Canadians of all economic classes. The full press release is available here.
Thank you University of Chicago! BTA is thrilled to be selected as the architect for the University of Chicago’s Center in Hong Kong – the new home for Chicago Booth Asia.
Full press release available here.
BTA is pleased to announce its new office at the Foundry Building in Georgetown. With the success of Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, and ongoing projects such as the Randall School in SW DC, the Woodridge Neighborhood Library in NE DC, and the recently completed Blairs Master Plan in Silver Spring MD, BTA is committed to its growing presence in the DC area.
We look forward to working with you at BTA’s new location in Georgetown.
The new address is:
Bing Thom Architects
1050 30th Street NW
Washington DC 20007
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