On Jan. 17, the University of British Columbia (UBC) opened the second phase of its revitalized biosciences complex in Vancouver, designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects (DSA) with engineering firm Henningson, Durham and Richardson (HDR). The new four-storey east wing and…
“The Lacombe Main Street Program is an excellent example of turning an urgent, negative situation—in this case a degraded sanitary sewer system—into a sustainable, vibrant, community- and business-oriented project.”
The building’s HVAC system will be designed to reclaim heat rejected from the refrigeration system to heat offices and radiant under floor heating.
Design professionals or collaborative teams are invited. An aim is to set new standards for inclusive design, sustainability, and climate resilience.