Today we would like to acknowledge Robert Lange and his dedication to S2 Architecture. Robert will be retiring from S2 on October 31st, 2022, to pursue other interests and passions.
We welcome Steven Mott, Michelle Rowles, and Chad Zyla as Associate Principals.
We're proud to announce that Wellspring Calgary's Randy O'Dell House has officially been WELL Certified Silver!
S2's inaugural Founding Partners Award was handed out to Conor Murphy on April 19. Congratulations Conor for this well-deserved recognition!
Today, we learn about Gillian Piché, Architect, who recently joined our Vancouver studio.
Today, we learn about Stephanie Baldwin, Contract Administration Assistant working out of our Calgary studio.
Today, we learn about Vijul Shah, an Intern Architect working out of our Calgary studio.
Plans for a 176-unit affordable rental building in downtown Kelowna are being praised for meeting a significant community need.
Today, we learn about Daniel Michiels, who recently started working at S2 out of our Calgary studio.
Today, we learn about Marco Cheung, who works out of our Vancouver studio.
Today, we learn about Colin Hume, who works out of our Calgary studio.
Founded in 1993, Canadian architectural, interior design, and master planning firm S2 Architecture serves a diverse range of markets. The employees at S2 work together fluently within and between studios located in Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver. All three of these studios have recently undergone significant changes, and the development is, in part, to advance the firm's collaborative teamwork approach.
Today, we raise a glass to Bob, who twenty-eight years ago, founded what is now S2 Architecture. Today, Bob retires from this firm that he grew and evolved, to enter a new phase of his life that will undoubtedly involve art, music, nature, philosophical musings, spending time with his grandson, and inevitably, fine red wine.
Construction on a long awaited continuing care centre was finally completed earlier this year.
Today, we learn about Michael Defina (Intern Architect, AAA, BArchSci, MArch), who works out of our Calgary studio.
After 15 years working out of TransAlta Place, full-service architectural, interior design and master-planning firm S2 Architecture is relocating its Calgary studio.
Today, we learn about Jane Kratochvil, our Human Resources and Office Manager. Jane recently celebrated her twenty year anniversary with S2 - congratulations Jane!
Today, we learn about Steven Mott, our Manager, Production and Technical Services; working out of our Calgary studio. Steven recently celebrated his five year anniversary with S2 - congratulations Steven!
Today, we learn about Umid Abdullaev, an Intern Interior Designer working out of our Calgary studio.
S2 is proud to announce the promotion of Shaad Oosman to Associate Principal.
Today, we learn about Wildor Bollhorn, a Technologist working out of our Calgary studio.
Today, meet Jason Dolha, an Associate in our Calgary studio who recently celebrated a milestone 20 years with S2. Congratulations Jason!
Today, we learn about Eric Klatt, our Manager, Production and Technical Services; working out of our Edmonton studio. Eric recently celebrated his five year anniversary with S2 - congratulations Eric!
So that no one faces cancer alone, the new Wellspring building, the Randy O'Dell House in Calgary, Alberta, has been designed with community-based support in mind.
Today, we hear from Mark Griffiths, one of our Project Managers, who works out of our Calgary studio.
Today, we hear from Jason Curtis, a long-time S2 Architect and Associate Principal, who works out of our Calgary studio.
Today, we learn about Natalie Weiss, one of our senior Interior Designers and an Associate, who works out of our Calgary studio.
This care campus will integrate living and learning to enhance quality of life for seniors through a flexible design that enables resident choice and continuity of care for a true aging-in-place facility.
The winners of Firehouse Magazine's Station Design Awards were announced and S2's Cambie Fire Hall No. 3 and Ambulance Services in Richmond, BC received a notable mention in the Mixed-Use Facilities category.
The City of Calgary announced the 2019 Mayor’s Urban Design Award (MUDA) winners at a gala celebration held at the Calgary Central Library Oct. 24, 2019. Every two years, The City of Calgary acknowledges the important contributions of designers, architects and artists that help improve the quality of life in Calgary through art and design.
Together with Calgary developer Truman Developments, S2 was tasked to develop a vibrant and sustainable neighbourhood-oriented design focusing on cutting-edge multi-residential unit typologies that embraced the overall University District’s design guidelines and planning principles.
If the busyness of architectural firms is a barometer of improving business conditions in this city, the work of S2 Architecture is an indicator of renewed confidence.
The Calgary Catholic School District engaged S2 to execute the design and construction of a new high school in Calgary's SE community of Legacy, as part of a major educational infrastructure initiative.
Developers, architects, construction companies and trades have been so supportive of local groups devoted to caring for people in need of a home, food or medical attention. And they still are, despite current economic uncertainties.
S2 Architecture has invested in state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) hardware and software that allows our clients to fully immerse themselves into their designed building before it is built.
The Structural Masonry Design Award of Excellence was awarded to the Shouldice Athletic Park recently for Structural Masonry Design at the 2019 Alberta Masonry Design Awards!
We are excited that our All Saints High School project in Calgary has recently won the 2019 AWMAC Millwork Product Design and Quality Award for the chapel balcony!
The BMO Centre project is part of a large-scale enhancement to Calgary’s iconic Stampede Park, and will spark development of Calgary’s emerging Culture & Entertainment District.
American Society of Landscape Architects - 2019 Honor Award for Analysis and Planning for Radio Park, West District.
We are very excited to announce that Windermere Fire Station No.31 has won the Canadian Architect Award of Excellence!
We are excited to announce the appointment of Peter Streith as Principal of our Edmonton studio.
It is with great pleasure that S2 announces the promotion five new members of our team as Associates. We are pleased to recognize and celebrate the effort and dedication of these individuals who have made a significant impact and contribution to the work of this firm.
Linus Murphy, one of the Principals of S2 Architecture, recently received his Fellowship status with the RAIC in recognition of outstanding achievement.
Two leading North American developers, The Torgan Group and MPI Property Group, have committed to the construction of a unique retail experience just north of the Calgary city limits. Adjacent to the Cross Iron Mills mall off Queen Elizabeth II Highway, the growing area is fastbecoming a retail destination in Southern Alberta.
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.
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.
S2 is proud to be participating again this year in the ACCA IQ 2016 Conference.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Media Source: Condo Living
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.