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Beacon Park Pavilion

in Public Space by StructureCraft Builders ()
  contributed by 1139 StructureCraft , 17 February 2011
This bandshell structure consists of 4 segmented composite wood shells pinned together and set onto a concrete raft slab. The acoustically reflective roof sections were pre-fabricated in...

Richmond Olympic Oval

in Architecture by Fast & Epp Engineers
  contributed by 323 World Architecture Festival , 10 September 2009
A Venue City that will host the long-track speed skating events during the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010.

Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre

The Nk’Mip Desert Culture Centre is located in the most endangered landscape in Canada. Its design is a specific and sustainable response to the building’s unique context - the spectacular...

Princeton Bridge of Dreams

Located on the Trans-Canada Trail, this footbridge spans the Tulameen River at Princeton. The two new 100’ timber bridge spans were set down onto the existing piers of the Old Kettle Valley...

Central City - Surrey

in Architecture by StructureCraft Builders ()
  contributed by 1139 StructureCraft , 16 February 2011
A major project designed by Bing Thom architects and partially executed by StructureCraft builders paired with Fast + Epp for engineering and specialized timber solutions. Below hosts descriptions of...

Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre

The Nk’Mip Desert Culture Centre is located in the most endangered landscape in Canada, in Osoyoos, British Colombia. Shortlisted project in the World Architecture Festival.

800 Yates Atrium Skylight

in Architecture by StructureCraft Builders ()
  contributed by 1139 StructureCraft , 25 March 2011
The central atrium of 800 Yates features a 7,200 sq. ft glass skylight supported by a series of 60 ft. long custom lenticular shaped timber roof trusses, known as Spacelam.  The visual transparency...

Gilmore Skytrain Station

Using 8 foot by 16 foot sheets of Timberstrand, 64 arched roof panels were created for the Gilmore Skytrain Station in Burnaby, BC. Having constructed an adjustable prototype panel for testing...

Obakki

The design is done, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing more to take away.We loved this project because it embodies our design philosophy with so few strokes. ...

Khyber Ridge

in Architecture by Studio NminusOne
contributed by 159 archdaily, 24 April 2009
The Khyber Ridge house was commissioned by a professional snowboarder. The strategy takes its cue from the intimate engagement of a shredder following the line of a mountain; it is one of maximum...
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