Fast + Epp's 2011 AEDC Winners Announced

cradleofboughsThe 2011 competition called for the design of a theoretical cantilevered platform located at Lynn Canyon Park, North Vancouver, protruding forty feet out over a two-hundred foot high rocky bluff.

Integrating engineering and architectural design, the student teams created design proposals and were judged on the design aesthetics, form and function, economics, durability, sustainability, and constructability.

Fast + Epp Frankfurt Celebrates Inaugural Project

KiTaamSee1stprojectFast + Epp’s new Frankfurt Office celebrated its first project “Topping Out” ceremony in March, a milestone marking the structural completion of its KiTa am See project.

Congratulations to our Frankfurt Partner Jochen Stahl and his team on the construction completion of this project, completed in collaboration with Prosa Architektur.

2011 CEBC Awards for Arena Stage & Trout Lake

CEBC2011Arena Stage was awarded the Award of Excellence in the ‘Buildings’ category at the Consulting Engineers of British Columbia 2010 Awards for Engineering Excellence on March 5th, 2011.

Trout Lake Arena was awarded the Award of Merit. Fast + Epp are currently involved in the construction of the adjacent Trout Lake Community Centre, slated for completion in the Autumn of 2011.

Thanks go to Arena Stage’s Bing Thom Architects and Arena Stage Society, and to Trout Lake’s  Walter Francl Architecture and the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation.

2010 CCE Award Winners

CCE2010ROOThe Richmond Olympic Oval and Kingsway Pedestrian Bridge have both received the Award of Excellence at the CCE Awards, sponsored by the Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine and the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Canada.

The Richmond Olympic Oval was jointly submitted by Fast + Epp (engineers for roof structure) and Glotman Simpson (engineers for base structure).

The CCE Award of Excellence marks the first integrated whole-building engineering award for the Oval, which has previously taken home nine awards for the roof structure engineering alone.

Arena Stage Grand Opening

ArenaStageGrandOpeningFast + Epp Arena Stage design team members Gerald Epp, Julien Fagnan, and Stephan Pasche were on hand in Washington, DC for the Arena Stage Homecoming Grand Opening Celebration & Gala from October 23 to 25.

The celebrations mark the completion of over a decade of design and construction led by Vancouver-based architect Bing Thom.

25 Years: Celebration, Commemoration & Launch

FE-Gala-Dinner-122sFast + Epp celebrated more than two decades of collaboration with our friends and colleagues at our 25th Anniversary Gala on September 16.

The evening included an elegant dinner with live strings music followed by guest recognition vignettes by the Partners and Associates of Fast + Epp.

An industry panel interview was led by Duane Palibroda with special appearances by Architectural Critic Trevor Boddy, Roger Woodhead of SNC-Lavalin, and Larry McFarland of McFarland Marceau Architects.

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