Crosstown Concourse wins Congress of New Urbanism’s Grand Prize

The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) has announced the winners of its 17th annual Charter Awards, and have celebrated Crosstown Concourse with this year’s Grand Prize. The CNU celebrates projects that make a difference in people’s lives. They celebrate projects

Crosstown Concourse wins Congress of New Urbanism’s Grand Prize

The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) has announced the winners of its 17th annual Charter Awards, and have celebrated Crosstown Concourse with this year’s Grand Prize. The CNU celebrates projects that make a difference in people’s lives. They celebrate projects

Michael Evamy Scholarship awarded to Valeria Nuyanzina to explore memory and meaning in architecture

How can architects and designers help communities understand and identify their complex cultural layers and narratives? Valeria Nuyanzina, a Masters of Architecture student at McGill University, has been awarded $5,000 to find out. Nuyanzina’s research proposal entitled Stitched Imprints of

UBC Campus Energy Centre Wins AIBC Lieutenant-Governor Award of Merit

The Architectural Institute of British Columbia announced their 2018 Lieutenant-Governor Award recipients last night. DIALOG’s UBC Campus Energy Centre, receiving an Award of Merit, was amongst 13 buildings celebrated.  In 2007, the University of British Columbia, a global leader in

Our green ambitions are high. Or should we say low?

We’ve just been selected as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers.   Now in its 11th year, Canada’s Greenest Employers is an editorial competition that recognizes the employers that lead the nation in creating a culture of environmental awareness in their organizations. We look

Willamette Falls Riverwalk wins ASLA-NY Award

The American Society of Landscape Architecture’s New York Chapter has celebrated the plan to revive Oregon City’s Willamette Falls with an award in their General Landscape Architecture Design Category. All awarded projects will be on exhibit at the Center for Architecture

DIALOG recognized for creating a barrier free pedestrian link in Downtown Edmonton

The Minister’s Awards for Transportation Innovation are held annually as part of Alberta’s Tri-Party Transportation Conference. At this year’s event, the Mechanized River Valley Access team was honoured to bring home the Award of Excellence for Transit/Accessible Transportation Innovation! The award

DIALOG is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Laser focus, smart hiring and continuous improvement. These are just some of the qualities shown by the companies selected as Canada’s Best Companies in 2018, the country’s leading business awards program. DIALOG is proud to be selected as one of

NorQuest College Singhmar Centre for Learning recognized at the CEA Showcase Awards

We’re pleased to share that our integrated design team took home a Consulting Engineers of Alberta (CEA) Showcase Award of Excellence for the design of NorQuest College’s Singhmar Centre for Learning! The Award of Excellence in the Building Engineering-Institutional category

Two Petals closer to the Living Building Challenge!

Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre is one step away from achieving full Living Building Challenge certification! Just awarded with the Health and Water Petals (in addition to its Place, Materials, Equity, and Beauty + Inspiration Petals), the Centre only has

New Central Library is one of Architectural Digest’s most anticipated buildings of 2018

What do a Danish power plant, a public library in Calgary and a museum in Qatar have in common? Other than being man-made structures, all three construction projects earned spots on Architectural Digest’s list of the 12 most anticipated buildings of

Dear Vancouver,

  DIALOG founding principals, Joost Bakker and Norman Hotson have been celebrated by the AIBC with Lifetime Achievement Awards.  Best known for the 2nd most visited site in Canada, the revival of Granville Island, Joost and Norm are design partners who

DIALOG makes a mark on Alberta Urban Design

We’re making a mark on the urban environment in Alberta cities, and it shows! DIALOG is proud to receive Urban Design Awards in both Edmonton and Calgary. Enbridge Centre in Edmonton picked up the Civic Design Award of Merit and

Brand Guide Recognized by Registered Graphic Designers Association

DIALOG’s Brand Inspiration Guide has been honoured by the Registered Graphic Designers Association (RGD) In-House Design Awards. This competition recognizes design excellence within organizations whose main service offering is not graphic design, but who have an internal support team that includes graphic designers… and

DIALOG Honored with FSC Leadership Award

Craig Applegath – principal (L); and Charles Marshall – sustainability associate (R), were in Boston this week to accept an award for their work on Bill Fisch Forest and Stewardship Education Centre (BFFSEC). Ian Buchanan – manager, Natural Heritage and

Kennedale Eco Station Recognized for Excellence in Green Building

Kennedale Eco Station received the Excellence in Green Building – New Construction award from CaGBC’s Alberta Chapter!  The CaGBC Leadership Awards program recognizes individuals and organizations who have made a significant contribution to the CaGBC’s mission and goals in advancing green building

DIALOGer Jason Heinrich wins prestigious LafargeHolcim Award

Jason Heinrich thinks differently about how we should approach Urban Densification, and LafargeHolcim agrees with him. Heinrich, who is a vital member of the firm’s Green Team, has been celebrated with a Next Generation LafrageHolcim Sustainability Award. His thesis, developed under Mari

CanBIM Award Winners Presented with DIALOG Designed Trophy – VIDEO

        DIALOG was thrilled to design this year’s CanBIM trophies – an honour bestowed on previous award winners. Krigh Bachmann, DIALOG’s manager of design technology, and CanBIM Designers Steering Committee Chair, introduced this trophy at the annual

DIALOG Recognized for Excellence in Steel Construction at CISC Awards

Our engineering teams in Edmonton and Calgary were recognized for their great work at the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction 2017 Alberta Steel Awards of Excellence. We’re honoured to receive the Collaboration Award for Rogers Place. The Collaboration Award is

Abbotsford is Walkable

The City of Abbotsford was informed by and evolved for cars. Thanks to our willful client and partners, it’s now planned for people. Let’s start off on this note: This was DIALOG’s first full Official Community Plan (OCP), which is a

Stars Align for BOMA BC Award win

The stars have aligned for Lyra Growth – not only is business thriving, it’s looking good too. DIALOG partnered up with Fusion Space to reinvent Lyra’s office last fall. The transformation of the 2,285 sq ft space just won BOMA BC’s Tenant Improvement Award.

AAA announces new leadership award in honour of Tom Sutherland

The Alberta Association of Architects (AAA) created an award in the late Tom Sutherland‘s honour called the Tom Sutherland Award of Merit. His family accepted the inaugural award on his behalf at their Annual General Meeting held on May 9. Every year, the award

OALA Awards Craig Applegath with Honourary Membership

A hearty congratulations to Craig Applegath! Craig was presented with the OALA Honourary Member Award at this year’s OALA AGM and Conference. This award is given annually to non-members who help advance the cause of landscape architecture in Ontario. Craig was

Three wins for the Edmonton Studio at the CEA Awards

Our Edmonton studio is proud to take home some awards from the Consulting Engineers of Alberta (CEA) Showcase Awards this month. Thank you to the CEA and our project collaborators for these awards! Harold L. Morrison Rising Young Professional Award

Double the excitement: Project of the Year x 2!

 January 26th: Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA) has honoured two DIALOG projects with the award for Public Project of the Year at their annual conference and award banquet. Bill Fisch Stewardship and Education Centre has been recognized as 2016 OPWA Project of the

DIALOG’s Green Team Receives Architect at Zero’s Award of Merit

Nexus From Up Top Architect at Zero called for entrants to plan and design a theoretical student housing site-map for San Francisco State University. This is DIALOG’S second project to win accolades in the net-zero arena in 2016 – GROWHouse was celebrated with