On Tuesday, December 16, 2014, politicians, community leaders and supporters gathered in Richmond BC for the groundbreaking of the Pacific Autism Family Centre. This three-storey 58,000 sq. ft. facility will provide the necessary resources, support and information to families living with autism.
The Mosaic Centre in Edmonton, Alberta won the 2014 Top Project Sustainability Award from Alberta Construction Magazine for its green-building features. The building is targeting LEED Platinum, net-zero energy use and is the first building in Alberta targeting Living Building Challenge.
Alberta Construction Magazine Top Projects celebrate the construction industry's accomplishments throughout the year.
Bow River Pedestrian Bridge and Utility Crossing was granted the 2014 Award of Excellence in the Pedestrian Bridges category at The Structural Awards on November 14, 2014. Held at The Brewery in London, UK, this award recognizes excellence in the structural design of pedestrian bridge structures. With over 85 projects submitted this year from 22 countries, The Structural Awards are a thoroughly diverse, multi-national, world-class industry competition. Fast + Epp is honoured to be the recipient of this outstanding award.
The Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards were held on October 24 in Ottawa, where Fast + Epp was the recipient of the Award of Excellence for Bow River Pedestrian Bridge and Utility Crossing in the Transportation Category. The iconic timber bridge was constructed in collaboration with StructureCraft Builders to facilitate both foot and emergency vehicle traffic. This prestigious award symbolizes the highest national mark of recognition in engineering.
On October 14, VanDusen Botanical Gardens and Visitor Centre was awarded the WAN Sustainable Building of the Year Award for 2014. Designed by Perkins + Will with structural collaboration from Fast + Epp, the building was awarded the prestigious honour based on the project’s holistic approach and exceptionally high building standards.
The World Architecture News (WAN) is the world's leading supplier of news to the global architectural community. This is the 6th year for The WAN awards, considered to be the world’s largest architectural awards programme.
On September 19, the 2014 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards hosted by The National Council of Structural Engineers Association took place in New Orleans. The awards which take place annually recognize some of the finest examples of structural engineering throughout the world. Fast + Epp’s Jasper Place Library was the recipient of the Outstanding Projects award in the New Buildings under $10 million category.
Bow River Pedestrian Bridge and Utility Crossing in Banff, Alberta, was awarded the Long Span Footbridge award at the International Footbridge 2014 conference in London, UK. The conference, which took place on July 16, 2014, recognizes the challenges designers address in order to construct bridges with short, medium, and long spans.
Fast + Epp has been awarded the contract to design a new extension building on the school campus in Tessenowweg, Hamburg. We look forward to collaborating with the Hamburg School Building Authority, ppp architekten and the entire design team.
- Jasper Place Library Receives Award of Merit at Prairie Design Awards
- 3rd International Conference on Structures and Architecture
- Fast + Epp to retrofit the world‘s largest self-supporting timber grid shell
- Tsingtao Pearl Visitor's Centre recipient of Global Award of Merit
- Two Fast + Epp projects awarded at ACEC-BC Gala