We believe buildings should be timeless and inspiring, yet practical for both their owners and occupants.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University - Trades & Technology Centre
This signature building creates a new gateway to Kwantlen Polytechnic University's high-tech facility for trades, technology and applied training programs. The facility provides direct connectivity and views to the outdoors. An indoor "covered street" provides visual and physical access to every floor and ensures optimum natural light and ventilation. The atrium features an expressive double height glue-laminated structure and a series of skylights which allow natural daylight to illuminate the space, an effect augmented by multi-coloured glazing. The celebration of craftsmanship is put on display throughout the facility to further enhance the learning experience for students. The centre's anticipated 30% (approximate) saving...