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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 >

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 >

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 >

Highlights of 2015: Downtown Vancouver’s new Icon

in Development, General

One of Francl’s newest projects is the Arc – downtown Vancouver’s newest architectural icon. Capturing the simple elegance of a waving flag, this new residential tower serves as a gateway building to the downtown core at the north end of the Cambie bridge. Unique amenity spaces include an indoor swimming pool with a glass bottomREAD POST >

Rogers Arena Site Development

in Development, General, New Projects

Francl Architecture was engaged to conduct rezoning and development applications for the Rogers Arena site by Aquilini. The City of Vancouver Design Panel approved the west tower, which is now under construction, and the south tower, which is in construction documentation phase. The development seeks to achieve a LEED Gold standard of sustainability. The mixREAD POST >