The transformation of a former telephone exchange building into a new home for Edmonton’s Rapid Fire improv group focuses on connection between performers and audience. The design team led a Visioning Session with stakeholders, including paper-doll planning, hot spot exploration of spaces, and a mad-lib themed exercise to tap the creativity and expertise of […]
The South Haven Centre for Remembrance creates a new non-denominational facility for the City of Edmonton. The design features a symbolic thirteen-metre tower which emerges from the prairie landscape which makes reference to the existing gravesites, monuments, columbaria, and the latent memory they embody.
Located on an orphaned portion of the ravine, the Capilano Branch Library has become the catalyst for a city-scale change. This project focused on equally shared responsibility between two architecture firms. Group2 acted as the Prime Consultant & Patkau Architects as the Design Architect. The firms embraced a collaborative approach to design balancing responsibility during […]
Winner – Award of Excellence in Urban Architecture & People’s Choice Award (2023 Edmonton Urban Design Awards) The original Roxy Theatre, lost to fire in 2015, was deeply embedded in Edmonton’s theatre scene and an anchor of the 124th Street community. Memories recall lineups snaking down the block, an over-crowded lobby spilling onto the street […]
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan’s first permanent structure establishes the theatre company on its longtime site along the scenic Meewasin Trail and South Saskatchewan River. The project sees the creation of five modular buildings on the iconic site near other cultural, recreational, and educational hubs. Patrons, actors, staff, and volunteers are transported to a world separated […]
The Meadows branch of the Edmonton Public Libraries, while fully integrated into the Meadows Community Recreation Centre, occupies its own unique space both from within the Centre and from the exterior with colored wings that identify the space as distinctly Edmonton Public Library. The undulating roof-scape designed to reflect the Alberta prairie landscape, provides natural […]