Recent Publications


Triffo Hall featured in ArchDaily

ArchDaily, ‘the world’s most visited architecture website,’ recently featured the University of Alberta’s Triffo Hall. Originally known as the ‘South Lab,’ the 1915 structure is one of the oldest buildings on the University of Alberta Main Campus. Barry Johns (Architecture) Limited and its successor firm Group2 Architecture Engineering Limited successfully renovated the facility to achieve LEED® Gold.


Kinsmen Pool Acoustic Upgrade – Avenue Magazine

The Kinsmen Aquatic Centre Acoustic Upgrade was featured in the February 2011 issue of Avenue Magazine Edmonton. The article, entitled Personal Spaces, asked “five local architects, designers and design aficionados to pick the space in Edmonton they most admire — rooms or buildings so special that they transport them from the everyday world.”

Local designer Adriean Koleric describes the roof as “like this alien structure, how it mimics and reflects in the pool underneath. It’s amazing.”


Canadian Builders Quarterly

Barry Johns and Craig Webber of Group2 Architecture Engineering are featured (pdf) in the July-August 2010 issue of Canadian Builders Quarterly, speaking about the experience of growing an effective design-based firm.


Westmount Residence Featured

Avenue Magazine Launches in Edmonton, featuring the Westmount Residence and Studio in the premiere issue.