Are you looking for a summer co-op position? Or a permanent position come May? Or maybe you just want to know more about the local professional community? This will be an opportunity for you to meet with firms to talk about the work they do and the employment opportunities they have. Each office will host a table on the second floor of Lasserre and students will be free to visit the firms they are interested in.
Acton Ostry Architects (AOA) is a leading Canadian design practice recognized for the creation of eloquent and innovative public institutional and mixed-use residential buildings. Our design approach thoughtfully reflects local topography, climate, culture, and history while incorporating new technologies and materials that contribute to the realization of buildings rooted in a considered, modernist idiom.
Architecture49 is a growing firm with promising career opportunities for talented people. Our offices, situated from coast to coast across Canada, house a diverse and accomplished group of architects, interior designers, technologists, landscape architects, and support staff, and we are always looking for new people to enrich our team.
At A49, we foster friendly, open working environments where employees can thrive in a culture that values collaboration. We seek meaningful projects where we can build on our focused expertise and impact the communities in which we work. We strive to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues. We recognize the quality, motivation and commitment of our employees and celebrate their achievements.
Our offices have strong regional legacies, yet we are also a forward-thinking national firm focused on creativity, initiative, quality, sustainability, and social responsibility. That sense of social responsibility extends to our employees and our commitment to their well-being and success. We value our employees’ contributions and invest in their future, supporting continuous learning to help them develop their skills and expertise as they build and evolve their careers with us.
What We Value
- Community Minded – Community aspirations are at the center of our work. We are committed to community stakeholder input on our projects to ensure our solutions are authentic to the values of each unique community.
- Environmental Responsibility – We are committed to operating our practice and delivering our projects to reduce environmental impact. Our projects will define design strategies to reduce their environmental footprint and improve the health of their occupants.
- Inclusion and Diversity – We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace where staff can work and thrive within an environment of safety, equity, and transparency.
- Design Excellence – We are committed to advanced design processes and outcomes, underpinned by our commitment to research-based solutions, use of advanced tools and technology, and continued training to staff.
- Client-Centric – Our clients’ project goals and objectives are at the core of our design process. We are dedicated to understanding their value system, to garner their trust in our abilities, and to ensure we apply leading knowledge to advance their vision of their project.”
BOP is a full service architectural practice with experience in numerous typologies and at all stages of the project. Our firm is built on a history of great projects spanning 30 years across North America. Our team has designed and built numerous projects with a broad range of clients. From large-scale master plans, to more intimate community based projects and from project conception to opening day we have done it all. Our work is based on a belief in the connectivity of buildings to their surroundings; that structures support the life of the street, and that a vibrant public realm creates better living environments.
Carscadden Stokes McDonald Architects is a collaborative, full-service architectural studio of ingenious pragmatists that are dedicated to designing and building structures that strike a fine balance between beauty and function. A team of 20 led by partners Glen Stokes, Ian Ross McDonald, Mark Woytiuk, and Emma Carscadden, we are proud to have made our name designing and building some of Canada’s most respected public facilities that change communities for the better.
DIALOG is an interdisciplinary firm with locations in Vancouver, San Francisco, Edmonton, Calgary, and Toronto. We bring expertise and perspective to complex projects where collaboration adds value. We are Landscape Architects, Architects, Urban Designers, Planners, Public Engagement Specialists, Engineers, Interior Designers, and Sustainability Consultants. We are passionate designers who believe in the power of built form to meaningfully improve the wellbeing of communities and the environment we all share.
We are an architectural and interior design firm based in Toronto, Canada, with offices in Vancouver and New York City. We collaborate and advocate for sustainable buildings that elevate and enrich communities through design.
Francl Architecture Inc. is a Vancouver-based full-service firm of over 60 talented architects, interior designers, planners and landscape architects.
Over the past 30 years, we have had the privilege of collaborating with our clients to create a portfolio of award-winning institutional, recreational and infrastructure projects of all sizes.
We operate as a team, working with integrity and with a strong focus on quality. When facing challenges, we thrive by innovating: We listen at depth to translate and actualize the project vision into an effective, elegant and enduring form. Above all, we develop lasting relationships with our clients and with the community. As a result, the firm’s creations address both the tangible and intangible needs of the end users and clients, promote overall well-being, and foster healthy, resilient and livable cities that enrich people’s lives.
hcma designs buildings, brands, and shared experiences that connect people.
Because with collective strength, communities can work together to make a difference to the issues that matter.
Collective strength empowers our practice too. Driven by relentless curiosity, we work as one to solve complex problems from every angle. Advocating for inclusive, accessible design that embraces everyone and minimizes environmental impact.
We’re multi-skilled but driven by a shared purpose: to maximize positive impact. We achieve it by learning from others. By challenging ourselves. And by applying relentless curiosity to create the lasting change we all want to see in the world.
We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
We specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists.
Intelligent City is an urban housing technology company that takes a product and platform-based approach to buildings. There are 3 key aspects to what we do that are new to our industry:
-We are the first in the world to combine mass timber construction with automated offsite prefabrication
-We focus on mid-to-high-rise urban housing and commercial buildings up to 18 storeys in height
-Our approach achieves a compelling new paradigm in terms of quality, speed, affordability and carbon neutral buildings
We combine exceptional design with mass timber construction, Passive House, robotic manufacturing, and parametric software. Our mission is to build smarter and to empower people to live better. We create a new value paradigm for housing and workplace solutions that are more affordable, faster to build, consistently carbon neutral and socially resilient.
Lang Wilson Practice in Architecture Culture (LWPAC) is a sister company of Intelligent City, and is a Vancouver based multidisciplinary design firm, specializing in innovative architectural design and delivery of integrated and holistic solutions to a broad range of projects. Our motto is ‘Build Smarter. Live Better. Think Change.’ If this resonates with you, we encourage you to apply to join our team and help us build a better world!
Using the power of design to create a better world. We are a team of 250+ architects, designers, and planners. We champion people and apply design solutions that improve lives and create a deeper connection between people and place. With an insatiable curiosity for the world, we leverage our in-between thinking to make the invisible visible. We operate globally from our offices across Canada and partner with our clients who are visionaries, passionate and courageous ― together we achieve results that make a difference to entire communities. At the heart of what we do are our people. If you enjoy collaborating in a vibrant and inspiring workplace and are looking for the next step in your career, we’d love to hear from you. For more visit, https://kasian.com/careers/
NSDA Architects is a diverse and dynamic Vancouver practice. Our award-winning work includes affordable rental housing, special-needs and social housing, multi-family residential developments, community buildings, seniors’ retirement residences, healthcare facilities, urban design, and large-scale master planning. Our vision is focussed on creating spaces that positively impact people’s lives through spirited, inspirational, and innovative architecture that is responsive to the site, and respectful of the social and cultural needs of the communities we serve.
The office of mcfarlane biggar architects + designers (omb) is an award-winning, full-service design firm based in Vancouver and Victoria. The practice focuses on architecture and interior design, informed by deep interests in responsive urban design, thoughtful master-planning, and meaningful place-making.
omb’s studio culture harnesses the creative energy of over 50 multi-disciplinary design professionals under the guidance of a seasoned leadership team. Our collective curiosity and wide-ranging interests enrich collaborative design exploration, and form the foundation of memorable and enduring built environments delivered with sensitivity and technical prowess.
At Perkins&Will, we believe that design has the power to make the world a better, more beautiful place. That’s why clients and communities partner with us to design healthy, happy places in which to live, learn, work, and play. We’re passionate about human-centered design, and committed to creating a positive impact in people’s lives through sustainability, resilience, well-being, diversity, inclusion, and research. In fact, Metropolis named us “Firm of the Year” for our leadership in advancing climate action and social justice. Our global team of over 2,600 creatives and critical thinkers provides integrated services in architecture, interior design, urban design, and more.
Founded in 2008 and based in Vancouver, PUBLIC Architecture is a full-service practice driven by the impact of simple and functional design. As our name implies, we specialise in affordable residential, recreational, cultural, and educational facilities for non-profit, governmental, and other public sector institutions.
PUBLIC understands that excellence in design can only be born of teamwork. Our strength comes from the collective work of a diverse group of designers working in architecture, interior design, and planning. We combine the expertise of the most renowned design firms in the country with the agility and care of a small practice. We prefer to develop long-term relationships with clients and communities by responding sensitively to their stated goals.
At PUBLIC, three principals oversee the work of a 31-member team to encourage knowledge transfer and mentorship. PUBLIC typically works collaboratively in cross-disciplinary teams, turning design and budget challenges into award-winning and innovative projects. We have developed a track record for thinking fast on our feet and leading a responsive team. Our firm has been recognized with honours and awards for our ability to innovate, solve complex problems, and deliver lasting value.
Revery is a Vancouver-based and internationally recognized architecture, interior design, and planning practice with a specialization in cultural and communal spaces such as theatre and performance arts facilities, university buildings and campuses, libraries, and community centres. Committed to a philosophy of building beyond buildings, we are passionate about placemaking and aligning architecture with broader community initiatives to shape inspiring, authentically responsive buildings. Our designs seek to improve quality of life and bring joy by encouraging connection and engaging the senses.
Our innovation-oriented studio balances creative reverie with technical excellence and a sensitive urban planning approach that is guided by the people and natural settings we serve. Our ongoing work includes the Butterfly, an award-winning reimagination of the tower typology in downtown Vancouver; the PNE Amphitheatre, a precedent-setting venue in the heart of historic Hastings Park; Confederation Park Community Centre, which will provide Burnaby with a destination community hub; and Sen̓áḵw, an Indigenous-led, 11-tower mixed-use community development on the False Creek waterfront.
Stantec Architecture champions Design Excellence, Delivered Brilliantly. Our attention focuses on Clarity, Purpose, Discovery, Performance and Craft in each of our projects, across the full spectrum of building and client types. We are a collaborative and multi-disciplinary design firm in British Columbia and with offices around the world. Our integrated design practice—encompassing architecture, buildings engineering, interior design, and more—keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. Interior or exterior, we design spaces true to each site’s unique context and adaptable to changing needs. Spaces that engage and uplift us. Spaces that contribute to our sense of health and well-being. And spaces that fulfill our clients’ missions while enriching the communities that surround them.
Founded in 2012, BENCH Site Design Inc. is a 9-person design consultancy located in Kelowna, BC. We specialize in the practice of contemporary landscape architecture across a spectrum of site types and scales. Our firm’s small size and single-discipline focus allow for agility and flexibility. We are committed to keeping abreast of advancements in research and technology in the field of landscape architecture and applying these in our work.
We strive to create places that appeal to the senses, improve with time and use, foster ecological literacy, and connect users with the landscapes they inhabit. We also deeply value the relationships we build along the way – with clients, consultants, community partners, builders, and users. We embrace the idea that collaboration brings about the best solutions. We believe that our projects are improved when they are evaluated from multiple perspectives and that all members of our team have something valuable to contribute to each and every project. No one individual is responsible for authoring the design of any of our works; they are instead the result of collaborative effort, critique and dialogue.
Connect Landscape Architecture is a recognized leader in the design and transformation of healthy vibrant communities. Our specialty is in the planning, design, and delivery of public and civic gathering spaces, places to work and socialize, to live, to rejuvenate and connect with. Our vision is simple – Connect people to nature through meaningful design. We pride ourselves on creating inspiring places and experiences for people. Our values are at the core of everything we do, our strength is in our people, and our 30 years of diverse and award-winning success is driven by the love and passion for our craft.
Hapa Collaborative is a nationally recognized landscape architecture and urban design practice, deeply committed to the creation of connected and livable communities. We hearten the attachment between people and their environment by revitalizing forgotten spaces into ones buzzing with social energy, transforming them into dynamic and intricate parts of a larger, connected whole. This is the alchemy of what we do. With a team of 18 staff across studios in Vancouver and Victoria, we have worked within the full breadth of scales, from master plans to pocket parks, civic spaces to private residences, and streetscapes to green roofs. We love exploring new materials, building lasting relationships, and ultimately creating cherished spaces. The insights we have gained by working closely with the public have created our foundation for an excellent design team: strong leadership and design fundamentals, engaging presentation skills, experienced technical knowledge, and a keen ear.
LEES + Associates has been in practice for over two decades and has 20 staff (and growing!). We have a head office in Vancouver, as well as satellite offices in Whitehorse and Toronto. We specialize in research, planning, design, and management of public open spaces at every scale and across Canada. What grounds our team is a commitment to collaboration and bringing knowledge, passion, and creativity to our work. Our current projects require us to take on challenging topics such as climate change, biodiversity, Truth and Reconciliation, grief, remembrance, and accessibility within a diverse portfolio of current projects – parks and trails planning and design, ecological restoration, outdoor recreation research, cemetery design, cemetery master planning, public engagement, and community facility and housing projects. For more information see our website: elac.ca
PFS Studio is a leading planning, urban design, and landscape architecture firm based in Vancouver, BC. Their international practice undertakes projects both for the public and private sectors throughout Canada, the United States, Europe, Southeast Asia and China. Over the past 30 years, the firm has received numerous awards, including more CSLA awards in the history of the Society than any other firm in Canada. This is a testament to the firm’s commitment to exemplary planning and design, demonstrating its ability to create iconic, memorable and engaging public spaces.
PMG Landscape Architects Ltd. is an award-winning team of fun-loving designers and space makers. Together, we have made significant contributions to the urban fabric of the cities in which we live, work and play throughout British Columbia and beyond. We believe that great design makes the world a more wonderful place and we are committed to using our extensive expertise to doing just that.
With a strong background in design and construction, we have created functional, sustainable, thoughtful, and enduring landscapes at all scales. Our portfolio boasts thousands of park, residential, institutional, commercial, and urban planning and design projects in every local jurisdiction. We strive to create tangible, meaningful connections between people and the places they inhabit. Wherever possible, we aim to reveal the site and the processes active on it. By making them more visible, aesthetics are intrinsically tied to functionality, strengthening our understanding of and connection to the land and ultimately our awareness of how we are a part of and not separate from the landscape and ecosystem as a whole. Looking ahead, we see a bright future where fresh minds embrace the resilient and sustainable landscapes to come.
PWL Partnership is an award-winning team of landscape architects, urban designers and site planners with a dynamic culture and extensive expertise. Since 1976, we have transformed built and natural environments into vibrant and memorable destinations in ways that honour the cultural, historic, and environmental attributes of a place.
Space2place is a nationally recognized design studio of landscape architects, urban designers, ecologists, researchers and educators. Based in Vancouver, the company is renowned for the sense of play that characterizes its design solutions, as well as for interventions that consistently reflect a sensitivity to natural features and systems. This enlightened approach to design is built on the team’s commitment to a highly disciplined design process that delivers inventive, human-centred responses to user needs, physical constraints, natural features and the unique potential and opportunities inherent in every site.
Operating since 2001, space2place has developed particular expertise in complex and larger-scale public space and infrastructure development projects. While it has grown in size over the past twenty years, the company has maintained a tight focus on unique, high-quality public projects within the realm of both built and natural environments. As demonstrated by its impressive portfolio, its proficiency extends from master planning and the development of strategic guidelines and design concepts to public engagement, urban design, revitalization and habitat restoration.
Urban Systems is an employee-owned and award-wining inter-disciplinary practice serving local and senior governments, Indigenous communities, and private sector clients throughout Western Canada. Our Landscape Architecture team offers expertise in urban design, master planning, parks and recreation planning, cemetery planning, stormwater management, sustainable sites, site planning, tree and urban forest management, Truth and Reconciliation, visualization, wayfinding, traditional use studies, and detailed design and construction. We work in collaboration with our water resources, transportation, planning, land economics, and civil engineering practices. We have 25 landscape architecture team members, of which 15 are in BC, where we work in Vancouver, Kamloops, Courtenay, Victoria, Fort. St John, Calgary, and Golden.