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  • Beyond Green-Going Nature-al

    The year 2017 marks the 35th anniversary of BJAL. To commemorate this milestone, the firm just published an eBook that surveys its most unique award winning projects, including work completed in collaboration with others…

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    INFILLHAUS is a thesis about urban infill and densification of mature neighborhoods. A relatively new concept in Edmonton, this archetype thus far typically transposes suburban development standards onto skinny lots – resulting in projects that are neither sympathetic nor in scale to these more established precincts in the City. This project explores innovation, compact, flexible living and environmental responsiveness in an urban densification context, with a lesser reliance on the automobile.

  • ECCA Airport Lands Competition

    Perkins & Will (Vancouver) with Group2 Architecture Engineering (Edmonton) has won a design competition as the only Canadian team against an international short list for the Edmonton City Centre Airport Lands Masterplan Redevelopment, a future mixed use sustainable community for 30,000 residents…

  • Innisfail Public Library

    Situated in an idyllic birch and aspen forest, a new library and seniors centre designed with Group2 Architecture Engineering provides expanded public services and gathering space for a growing community…

  • Genesis Centre of Community Wellness

    A quarter-million square foot Sport, Wellness, and Cultural facility enhances the communities of North East Calgary…


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    INFILLHAUS receives 2016 Canadian Architect Magazine Award

    Barry Johns Architecture Limited has won one of four 2016 Canadian Architect Magazine Design Awards of Excellence for INFILLHAUS, a competition design for an urban prototype infill residence in a mature Edmonton neighborhood, now commissioned for construction by a private client.

    Given each year to architects and architectural graduates for buildings in the design stage, 2016 marks the 49th anniversary of the Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence, which have recognized significant building projects in Canada since 1968. Jurors considered the following criteria:

    • Physical organization and form, including attention to composition and detail;
    • Response to program, site, geographic and/or urban context;
    • Innovation in concept, process, materials, building systems and/or implementation;
    • Demonstration of exemplary environmental and/or social awareness.

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