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Francl Architecture and Turner Construction participate in CANstruction 2018

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Francl Architecture is proud to support and participate in CANstruction Vancouver for 2018 alongside our team partner Turner Construction. CANstruction Vancouver, founded in 2002, is an annual design event benefitting the Greater Vancouver Bank (GVFB). Participating teams, consisting of architects, engineers, designers, and students, are tasked with building a sculpture out of canned food, with allREAD POST >

Francl Architecture celebrates 30 years with Francl Architecture Scholarship

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On August 8, 1988, Walter Francl established Francl Architecture with the belief that buildings are for people. 30 years later, we are proud to say that this core belief about the contribution of architecture to our community has remained unchanged. The principle of inclusion and collaboration is evident in the numerous projects we have completedREAD POST >

Francl Community Presents: Bioplastics

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On Friday, October 19, our office had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Love-Ese Chile, a Vancouver-based bioplastic specialist, for a presentation on…plastics! Presented by Francl Community’s ENRICH initiative, Ese informed the Francl team on the history of plastics, the different types and their material components, and how they impact waste streams. We asked her how weREAD POST >

Intermediate Technologists / Architectural Graduates

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We are currently looking to fill a full-time position for an intermediate to senior level Architectural Graduate with the ability to contribute to a variety of different types of mixed-use projects of significant complexity and size. The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years post-graduate work experience with a minimum of 3 yearsREAD POST >

Senior Architect

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We are currently looking to fill a full-time position for an intermediate to senior level Architectural Graduate with the ability to contribute to a variety of different types of mixed-use projects of significant complexity and size. The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years post-graduate work experience with a minimum of 3 yearsREAD POST >

Francl Architecture Names Two New Associates

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As our firm continues to evolve and grow, we celebrate those individuals whose demonstrated initiative and leadership are evident in our success. People are the foundation of our success, and the growth of our firm is a reflection on the hard work and commitment of our staff. We are pleased to announce two new AssociatesREAD POST >

West Village Park and District Energy Utility Nearing Completion

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PROJECT UPDATE: The West Village Park and District Energy Utility (also known as West Village Energy Centre) is in the final stages of construction and is scheduled for completion later this year. This joint initiative by the City of Surrey Parks and Surrey City Energy will address the growing need for park space for recreation and civic gathering in Surrey’s new WestREAD POST >

Tiffin Talks at Indian Summer Festival

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Last Thursday, our own Ayme Sharma (above right) had the opportunity to moderate a “Tiffin Talk” for Indian Summer Festival, held at the PAUSE Pavilion at Vanier Park. The theme? “Architecture as an expression of Empathy or Affluence?” was inspired by 2018 Pritzker Prize Winner – Indian Architect, Balkrishna Doshi – who said in anREAD POST >

Progress on The ARC!

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Our project with Concord Pacific Developments has reached an important milestone! Temporary beams bridging the two ARC towers will support the construction of transfer beams that will carry approximately 6 million pounds of load. The span will be nearly 70 feet across and 183 feet above the ground and will also carry the largest suspendedREAD POST >