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Site Tour

May 12, 2016 - 11:30am

Meet in Dublin Crossing Pub, 466 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver (in the Marine Gateway Development)

Marine Gateway Development Building

Presented by Ryan Bragg and Joshua Rudd, Perkins+Will Canada Architects

Marine Gateway development in Vancouver, an 80,000 square meter mixed-use project located on the city's new rapid transit line. Marine Gateway sets a standard for sustainable development associated with mass transit and includes a district energy system, an extensive water resource management plan, high-performance building envelope and shading strategies while incorporating two transit stations.

The building is basically complete with occupancy already awarded. After lunch we will have a brief introduction to the project history and process by Ryan, followed by a group tour through Highstreet. From there we can break into two groups to tour the office (Ryan will start at the lobby, and Joshua will start at Level 18).

Ryan Bragg is the development lead. Previous city-scale projects include the transformation of a complete city block into the Princess Street Campus for Red River College in Winnipeg and the regeneration of Rotherham City Centre in the United Kingdom.

Joshua Rudd is an intermediate designer and recently attained his Certified Passive House Designer designation.

NOTE: PPE is not necessary on this tour.

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SPEC GOLF 2016

Construction Specifications Canada is a multi-disciplinary, non-profit association dedicated to the improvement of communication, contract documentation and technical information in the construction industry. Many of our members are independent business people covering most aspects of the consulting sector of the construction industry. Our local membership includes Architects, Engineers, Specification Writers, Consulting and Design Professionals and (product) Technical Representatives.

The CSC Vancouver Chapter is pleased to offer you an opportunity to meet these people by participating in our Spec Golf 2016 Annual Golf Tournament as a Hole Sponsor. Where else can you get this kind of exposure for such a reasonable cost AND Play Golf! This year’s tournament is being held on Thursday, July 14th at Fort Langley Golf Club at 9782 McKinnon Crescent, Langley. It will be a Shotgun Start (1pm) with a Texas Scramble format so that we can all have fun and start/finish at the same time.

As a Spec Golf 2016 Premium Sponsor, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Signage at a tee-box
  • Green fees, golf cart, snack and beverage at the turn and a banquet meal for one golfer
  • A business card ad in our Chapter Newsletter (a $225.00 value)
  • A special newsletter edition that will recognize all of our Hole Sponsors
  • Recognition at the tournament banquet

Early bird rates available until June 3rd, 2016.

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Events Schedule

2015-2016 Program (Updated Sep 22, 2015)

  • May 12 - Tour of Gateway Marine Building
  • May 26-29 - CSC National Conference 2016 - Halifax
  • July 14 - Spec Golf 2016

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Education in Vancouver

Principles of Construction Documentation

Starting February 22, 2016
6:30-9:30, Monday Nights

Vancouver Regional Construction Association
3636 E. 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC

The PCD course is an introductory course that will enable the student to have a better understanding of construction documentation (specifications, drawings and schedules), products, bidding procedures and contracts. It is also prerequisite to all the other CSC education courses.

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For more information, contact Robert Jahnsen at robert@div7.ca