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Progress on The ARC!

in Development, New Projects

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 >

Register your spot for a Crosstown Elementary School Tour

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Don’t miss your chance to experience Crosstown Elementary School first hand. Registration for guided tours is now available here. We’re thrilled to join Vancouver Design Week again on Saturday, May 12 to bring three tours inside the school. All tours are 45 minutes each with a detailed look at the challenges that we faced andREAD POST >

Francl Architecture Inc. receives a 2018 AIBC Special Jury Award for Crosstown Elementary School

in Award, General

We are honoured to accept a Special Jury Award for Crosstown Elementary School last night at the 2018 AIBC Architectural Awards ceremony. This award recognizes excellent achievement, selected from all awards submissions and determined by the jury. Our firm recognizes this significant achievement and wants to thank the entire team of our clients and consultantsREAD POST >

The Laureates achieves UBC’s REAP Gold Certification

in Development

The Laureates has reached a significant milestone, achieving UBC’s Residential Environmental Assessment Program (REAP) Gold certification. Building sustainable communities comes with great responsibility and UBC has embraced the opportunity to meet high international standards and pioneer new policies that embrace innovation. The REAP program is a comprehensive, UBC-specific green building rating system that ensures high standardsREAD POST >

Vancouver Design Week 2018: IMPACT

in General

We’re excited to be part of Vancouver Design Week again this year, providing guided tours of Crosstown Elementary School. Join us on Saturday, May 12 for an inside look at the school , the challenges we faced, and its IMPACT on the local community. For more information on Vancouver Design Week, please click here. DetailsREAD POST >

Francl Community 2017’s Achievements

in Community, Event

In late 2016, we launched Francl Community, a group of staff volunteers who are committed to work together to address all aspects of office sustainability. We mobilized our efforts in 6 core areas: Buy, Connect, Eat, Enrich, Move, and Operate. These core areas provide a framework to capture all aspects of our business so thatREAD POST >

Francl Architecture’s Expanded Leadership

in General, Press

We are thankful for the support of our private and public clients, consultants, and the whole team at Francl Architecture who made 2017 a resoundingly successful year. To manage our growth and commitment to excellence of service to clients, we are pleased to announce the strengthening of our leadership team and the transition of ourREAD POST >

Stefan Aepli receives 2017 AIBC CEO Award for Exceptional Volunteer Service

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We are proud to announce that Principal and Partner Stefan Aepli has been awarded the AIBC 2017 CEO Award for Exceptional Volunteer Service. The award recognizes AIBC volunteers who dedicate countless hours to a variety of activities that strengthen the organization’s mandate. Stefan’s involvement with professional registration, qualifications, licensing and mentorship have contributed to theREAD POST >

West Village Park and District Energy Utility breaks ground

in New Projects

Francl Architecture was in attendance for the ground breaking ceremony of the City of Surrey’s new West Village Park and District Energy Centre. The project, located at 10357 133 Street, will be a significant contribution to the City’s sustainability goals. As the City’s first permanent district energy facility, it will supply the nearby West VillageREAD POST >

Terrace House featured on ArchDaily

in Development, New Projects, Press

Vancouver’s newest tall wood building will be the world’s tallest hybrid timber building. Designed by Shigeru Ban Architects, Terrace House will be located in Vancouver’s Coal Harbour and is adjacent to the Evergreen Building, designed by Arthure Erickson. Francl Architecture is proud to collaborate on this project as Architect of Record. To learn more aboutREAD POST >