Last month we had the opportunity to visit several exciting built and newer projects under construction in our cosmopolitan neighbor to the north, Vancouver, BC. We looked at both residential and civic designs that address the current challenges of the city's housing needs, while embracing the range of opportunities to increase density within Vancouver's distinctive neighborhoods and create a strong sense of community for its diverse population.Read More
I’ve returned from my six-month sabbatical and I’m energized and inspired to continue leading the Caron team as we embark on another successful year together. The main purpose of my trip was to focus on my family, but throughout my journey I had the opportunity to observe urban conditions, buildings and monuments around the world.
When I was younger, I used to practice architectural paparazzi, going out of my way to see buildings by famous and recognized architects. As I’ve grown older, I have become more interested in regular building patterns and small local gems which are well-detailed and catch my eye. I’m a firm believer in traveling beyond your hometown as there are lessons to be learned and comparisons to be made. It can lead to “Aha” moments of innovation. My travels were a kaleidoscope of views and impressions blurred together. I’ve done my best to combine six months of travel in my recap below and welcome the opportunity to share more about my experiences over coffee at our office.Read More
Last week we went to check out three co-working spaces in Seattle. We have heard so much about WeWork so we visited two of their locations - Holyoke Building and Denny Triangle. We were also curious about other independently-owned co-working brands and decided to check out The Pioneer Collective in Pioneer Square neighborhood.Read More