UBC Campus Energy Centre wins RAIC CaGBC Green Building Award of Excellence

We’re so proud to announce The University of British Columbia Campus Energy Centre has won a RAIC CaGBC Green Building Award of Excellence! A utilitarian building doesn’t have to be ugly, and it doesn’t have to turn a blind eye

UBC Campus Energy Centre wins RAIC CaGBC Green Building Award of Excellence

We’re so proud to announce The University of British Columbia Campus Energy Centre has won a RAIC CaGBC Green Building Award of Excellence! A utilitarian building doesn’t have to be ugly, and it doesn’t have to turn a blind eye

DIALOG Recognized as One of Canada’s Greenest Employers

Kermit the Frog was right: It’s not easy bein’ green. But we know it’s worth it. We’re proud to say that we’ve been recognized again as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers! Now in its 12th year, Canada’s Greenest Employers is an editorial competition

Alberta teams recognized at CEA Showcase Awards

Structural, mechanical and electrical engineers from our Edmonton and Calgary studios were recognized at the annual Consulting Engineers of Alberta (CEA) Showcase Awards. They were excited to bring home some awards, including a really special award that recognizes distinguished young

Wellness in focus: DIALOG named one of Alberta’s top employers

We all know it, and now all Alberta knows it. DIALOG is a great place to work! For the second year in a row, DIALOG has been named one of the province’s 75 top employers. This year’s competition focused on

Royal Alberta Museum Recognized for Excellence in Green Building

Royal Alberta Museum 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

Jill Robertson among Edmonton’s best and brightest young leaders

Every year, Avenue Magazine publishes their highly anticipated list of Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40. Each cohort is a cross-section of the young movers and shakers around the city that are making Edmonton a more vibrant, livable, healthy, and generally awesome

Royal Alberta Museum Recognized for Design-Build and Concrete Excellence

Royal Alberta Museum opened its doors to visitors this month, but the building itself has been admired by the construction industry for months. DIALOG has recently been honoured to receive two awards in recognition of our collaborative design-build process and

Edmonton Brewery District recognized at ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Awards

Edmonton Brewery District brought home silver in the New Development category at this year’s ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Awards! The innovative shopping centre in Edmonton’s densest residential neighbourhood offers a wide variety of shops and services within walking distance. What

Kennedale Eco Station awarded National Green Building Excellence Award

DIALOG’s sustainable design for Edmonton’s Kennedale Eco Station first won a CaGBC Alberta chapter award for Excellence in Green Building, and now it has been recognized on the national stage! CaGBC’s annual Leadership Awards recognize individuals and organizations that show outstanding

Janice Liebe and Antonio Gomez-Palacio named 2018 RAIC Fellows

Congratulations to DIALOG’s Janice Liebe and Antionio Gomez-Palacio on receiving Fellowship from RAIC!  The College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) bestows Fellowship to RAIC members in recognition of outstanding achievement. Criteria includes design excellence, exceptional scholarly contribution,

UBC Campus Energy Centre wins Canadian Green Building Award

Climate change is heightening our anxieties. In response, there are designers who are making bold moves to shift our ideas about material uses and design decisions. These choices to communicate care in construction have become an artform…. The Canadian Green

Mechanized River Valley Access Nominated for Mayor’s Award for Accessibility

DIALOG’s Mechanized River Access project was nominated for the City of Edmonton Mayor’s Awards under the Accessible Homes and Buildings – Non Residential category! Though we didn’t end up receiving the award, it’s an honour to be recognized for our

Ladysmith Waterfront Area Plan wins Gold Award for Excellence in Policy Planning

The Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) has announced 2018’s honorees for the finest examples of professional planning work in British Columbia and the Yukon. The Ladysmith Waterfront Area Plan, situated on the unceded territory of the Stz’uminus First Nation

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