The Métis Crossing Cultural Gathering Centre is an integration of traditional craftsmanship with modern materials. Timber was chosen for the structural material due to its long use history in Métis construction practices.
The standout modern feature of this historic church’s main sanctuary is the arched engineered trusses and WESTDEK GLT panels that span the ceiling. This unique design creates a sense of openness, spiritual and personal connection for a growing congregation.
Inspired by the unique Oxbow river form, found on the original lands of the Salt River First Nation, this diverse facility combines old-world heritage themes with modern design. Western Archrib's structural wood products feature prominently, which include WESTDEK GLT, Glulam columns, and Glulam beams.
The design for this multipurpose complex was created in consultation with Siksika peoples.
This unique nature-inspired heavy timber structure appears at times to be floating above the natural landscape.
The use of Glulam columns paired together, in place of a traditional post, create an efficency in material use that resonated with both the Squamish and Lil'wat Nation's belief that they are stewards of the lands.
Shaped like a tipi, this structure contains both the stories of the land, as well as instruments from its centuries-old inhabitants. The design of the roof acts as a natural storm water collection system, reducing the erosion of soil in the site.
This LEED® Silver certified project pays tribute to Lois Hole, the 15th Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta.
This building is designed for a very sustainable future of renewable energy, raising the bar for on-campus student accommodations.
This Centre is a hub for sustainability at UBC, containing offices and labs, a 425-seat auditorium, meeting rooms, a cafe, and open spaces for studying and socializing. This project has achieved LEED Platinum Certification, obtaining a number of sustainability and high-performance awards.
The Ralph Klein Education Centre features an indoor classroom, resource library, art studio, interpretive signage, and meeting spaces. Ralph Klein Park is the first park to be named after a former mayor during their lifetime.
The SUCCI Wellness Centre at Confederation College is a modern, multi-use facility promoting student fitness, health, and well-being.
This research centre is the hub for all research activity at Athabasca University, serving as a resource and providing support for basic and applied research within the university.
The design of Kelset Elementary School makes use of wood to embrace a warm, inviting West Coast aesthetic.
This award-winning facility is characterized by lots of natural lighting, joining the West Vancouver Community Centre by a beautiful glass atrium.
A multiple award winner, this portion of the Canada Olympic Park features three NHL-sized rinks, as well as an international-sized arena that has seating capabilities for up to 3,000 people.
Featuring the longest span timber catenary roof built to date, this project is a multiple international award winner. This facility is equipped to handle both the everyday needs of a growing community as well as international events.
This facility includes two NHL-sized rinks with room for 700 spectators, as well as a fully accessible ice sheet for sledge hockey. The project achieved LEED® Silver certification for features such as a vegetated roof, re-use of waste heat for the seating area, and reduced water consumption.
This was the first public facility to be developed in the new master plan for Surrey's Cloverdale Fairgrounds. The design process followed Surrey's Sustainable Design Charter.
A multi-purpose venue nestled next to Butler Park with an incredible view of downtown Austin. The venue features a flexible floor plan with 125,000 gross square feet.
Created exclusively from materials native to British Columbia, the natural beauty of wood as a building material is allowed to shine in the spotlight.
This 42-meter-long Alaskan Yellow Cedar pedestrian bridge has received multiple awards. Timber was identified during the design phase, both as a cost-effective option, and an appropriate fit with the natural environment of the river, park, and walking trails.
This unique roof profile was created using two identical Glulam beams placed in reverse orientation.
Glulam members curve and twist throughout the building in order to create a form that is both functional and visually creative.
Engineered GLT wood panels surfaced with authentic Douglas fir are featured in the design of this predominantly glass skytrain station.
Glulam was used on this Prairie Wood Design award-winning project to blend structural wood design with thriving neighbourhoods along this important transportation route.
The three-phase project was a structural upgrade and extensive renovation, along with an expansion, demolition, and new construction to an occupied commercial retail centre.
Glulam was the preferred choice for the first net-zero commercial building in Alberta, meeting stringent building challenges while providing a beautiful interior look. Nearly all the scraps created during construction were reused at different places in the project.
A community-focused development serving ATCO employees and the public. This development features a 30,000 square foot Commons Building and offices with food services, a large high-end fitness centre, an outdoor plaza, and conference facilities.
Glulam and wood was used to blend the country's first LEED® Canada Platinum building into nature's backdrop.
A neighbourhood-focused, multi-use building containing local businesses in a shared, collaborative space. The second floor features an innovative Glulam beam and concrete composite system that was mechanically engineered into a cohesive structural unit.
Glulam was the natural choice for construction of this vibrant Forestry Centre. Showcasing the large variety of wood products available in Saskatchewan, this was the first LEED® Gold certified building in the province.
A perfect blend between Glulam and other materials created a totally natural look for this majestic and impressive building.
This facility reinforces ABSA's progressive attitude and environmental consciousness, making it the perfect home for the organization's administration and inspectors.
Large span product storage buildings typically use a ground-to-ground arch structure. This makes for very high capacity and efficient structures.
Located in Edmonton's sought-after Glenora neighbourhood, West Block is truly a mixed-use development, making it the perfect place for Edmontonians to work, live, and play.
The new Catalyst building aims to be one of the largest zero-carbon, zero-energy buildings in North America, as certified by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI). Environmentally-friendly Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) was selected for the first sustainably-constructed office building of its kind in Washington State.
A one-year-old building that was destroyed by a wildfire was given new life. During the rebuild, Glue-laminated panels were used for their fire resiliency.
The first fully integrated complex, combining ambulatory clinics and cancer treatments. The vision was to be the finest hospital in Canada in the hearts & minds of the people served.
This hospital has been described by the Canadian Medical Journal as "one of the most architecturally advanced hospitals in the world."
The first animal shelter in Canada to achieve a LEED® certification of any kind. Glulam helped to ensure both humans and animals would feel at home and welcome within the building.
Glulam was the natural choice for this structure, creating a link to, and blending in with, the surrounding landscape.
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The new Northern Lakes College Campus in High Prairie includes classroom spaces, a medical lab, testing centre, trades lab, and office spaces. The design, landscape and architectural components display the College's vision, mission, design principles and sustainability plans.
The new school will provide relief from overcrowding at the existing location & accommodate a growing student population into future school years. The new school is an addition to the existing Frog Lake Community Recreation Center.
This visionary building is on track to be the first community centre to achieve Passive House certification in North America. It will also be Canada's largest Passive House facility to date.