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YVR Airside Operations Building Under Construction

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The new Airside Operations Facility at Vancouver International Airport is well underway. Slated for completion in October of 2014, the project will enhance overall safety and efficiency as well as adequately serve current and future airport operations. The 8,626 square meter building comprises a new fire hall, maintenance bays, indoor parking garage, materials storage buildingREAD POST >

Cambie and Marine Development Update

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After obtaining Planning Staff and Advisory Design Panel support for rezoning, Francl Architecture has begun design development for this mixed-use project at the northwest corner of Cambie Street and Marine Drive. The project blends high-rise, mid-rise, and commercial components with a three-storey community amenity building.

Rogers Arena Site Development

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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 >

Chosen for UBC Wesbrook Community Centre

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Walter Francl Architecture with Public: Architecture + Communication have been selected to design a new, two-storey 2,038 square-meter Community Centre at Wesbrook Place at the University of British Columbia’s Point Grey campus. Including a gym, general meeting and multipurpose rooms along with a dance studio and cafe space, the design endeavours to strengthen social andREAD POST >