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SAIT's new Adivisory Committee member: Steve Mott

Congratulations to S2’s very own Steven Mott for becoming the newest member of the Advisory Committee at SAIT Architectural Technology program.

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And the winner is...

And the winner is...

Any opportunity we get to brag about our clients or projects that we are proud of, we’ll take it. We especially love it when we can brag about both in one announcement.

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S2 attends the largest seniors housing event in Western Canada (ASCHA 2017)

S2 attends the largest seniors housing event in Western Canada (ASCHA 2017)

S2 is once again proud to be participating in our eighth ASCHA (Alberta Seniors Communities and Housing Association) Convention & Tradeshow slated for March 22-24 in Edmonton, Alberta.

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David Parker: S2 Architecture recruits new lead for bustling interior design studio

David Parker: S2 Architecture recruits new lead for bustling interior design studio

Whether it’s a renovation, restoration or new development, work in the construction industry starts with the creative teams at architectural or interior design firms.

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A great reason to smile

A great reason to smile

S2 Architecture is pleased to welcome Madeleine Schmidts to our leadership team as an Associate Principal.

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S2 a design leader in the continuing care industry in Alberta

S2 a design leader in the continuing care industry in Alberta

S2 is proud to be participating again this year in the ACCA IQ 2016 Conference.

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S2 is designed for growth

S2 is designed for growth

S2 is proud to welcome three new members to our leadership team. We are pleased to recognize and celebrate these talented individuals who bring energy, passion and a collaborative spirit to their work and have made a significant impact and contribution to our firm.

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Communication through Design

Communication through Design

Open, honest and transparent public and city consultation helped deliver a complex multi-phase project in an established community in less than one year.

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Royal Vista Multi-Facility and Fire Station 34

Royal Vista Multi-Facility and Fire Station 34

Police personnel and firefighters often work side by side while tending to emergencies. So when plans were set in motion for a new fire station in northwest Calgary, the City knew the two services would cohabitate well under one roof, as they
have in four previous stations.

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S2’s New Horizon Mall is breaking ground

S2’s New Horizon Mall is breaking ground

Across the road from CrossIron Mills in Balzac, a group of excited developers, investors and dignitaries gathered Thursday to officially break ground for the $200M New Horizon Mall.

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S2’s Kensington Legion wins Canadian Institute of Planners Award of Merit

S2’s Kensington Legion wins Canadian Institute of Planners Award of Merit

The Canadian Institute of Planners has awarded planning projects in Ottawa, Winnipeg, Cowichan Valley, and Strathcona County an Award for Planning Excellence. The Institute also bestowed an Award of Merit to seven planning projects including S2’s Kensington Legion development in northwest Calgary.

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Aiming low on the banks of the Bow River

Aiming low on the banks of the Bow River

Located a stones throw away from the banks of the Bow River on the cusp of Calgary’s revitalized East Village District, the proposed Riverfront West development promises to provide an innovative and unique pedestrian focused aesthetic as a gateway into the city’s downtown.

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S2 to attend EFA Expo and Conference in Austin

S2 to attend EFA Expo and Conference in Austin

S2 is excited to be in Austin, Texas on April 9 for the Environments for Aging Expo & Conference. The conference offers the latest strategies and ideas for creating functional and attractive living environments that meet the needs of our aging population.

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S2 designed Kensington Legion forging ahead

S2 designed Kensington Legion forging ahead

The Kensington Royal Canadian Legion hosted a groundbreaking ceremony today to announce it has officially started construction on a new 4-storey hall. Legion members and a number of politicians were all in attendance at the event, which will herald a new home for the Legion 264 at 1910 Kensington Rd. NW.

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S2 wins prestigious Mayor's Urban Design Award

S2 wins prestigious Mayor's Urban Design Award

S2 celebrated a coveted Calgary Mayor’s Urban Design Award (MUDA) for their design of the Gateway in West Calgary. The MUDA’s are held every two years and acknowledge the contributions that designers, architects and artists make in improving the quality of life in Calgary.

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Projects Piling up at city architectural companies

Projects Piling up at city architectural companies

Media Source: Calgary Herald

A good barometer of confidence in Calgary’s near future is the number of new projects arriving in the offices of city architectural firms. Investment is continuing in developments that may take years to complete in the hope the cur- rent blip will have been overcome bythe time they come to market.

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County displays newest fire hall

County displays newest fire hall

Media Source: Sherwood Park News

A year removed from going into service, Strathcona County Emergency Services recently celebrated its newest $20.8 million fire station.

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Residents get first glimpse at new west end fire hall

Residents get first glimpse at new west end fire hall

Media Source: Sun Media, Leduc

The City of Leduc displayed diagrams of its new west end fire hall and addressed questions from the public at the Leduc Recreation Centre on Wednesday, March 5.

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Infrastructure Services Operations

Infrastructure Services Operations

Media Source: Award Magazine

With its new Centre in Lloydminster, Alberta and Saskatchewan not only means to provide more efficient city services but also set a new benchmark for public buildings.

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Kerby Centre relocation project update

Kerby Centre relocation project update

Media Source: Kerby News

Kerby Centre, in partnership with Silvera for Seniors, completed the selection process of an architectural firm with the experience, skills and resources to provide Functional Programming and early-stage Conceptual Design services for each agency’s proposed new facilities at the Jacques Site.

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Only Recycled Teenagers Need Apply

Only Recycled Teenagers Need Apply

Media Source: Caring Now

"This isn't a lodge—it's a hotel!" exclaims Janet Noonan. "We don't want for anything!"

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West downtown Vogue condos target young professionals

West downtown Vogue condos target young professionals

Media Source: Calgary Herald

LaCaille Group has announced it will build another high rise residential tower in the west end of downtown that will be reminiscent of a time when culture and entertainment were at their best and creative minds inspired creative venues.

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Nuera in condominiums

Nuera in condominiums

Media Source: Condo Living

Cove properties towers above competition

In an effort to revitalize and increase population density in our city's centre, Calgary's inner core has become the focal-point of high-rise condominium construction.

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Stampede Casino a different kind of cash corner

Stampede Casino a different kind of cash corner

Media Source: Beltline Builds

The arrival of the Stampede’s new casino is the first in a set of attractions that will redefine the area north of the grounds as a year-round entertainment destination.

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