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The value of one's education is not entirely based on what occurs in the classroom but is also highly influenced by the quality of the surrounding environment.

Together with the client and design team we will craft the luminous environment with both natural and electric light in ways that will visually stimulate the soul, inspire creativity and challenge the curious.

Dandelion & The Orchid is:

Our city has the opportunity to be at the center of designing for the challenges of the 21st century. Over the years we have aligned ourselves with a specialized team of local and international consultants to take on this challenge.

Nick Sully

SHAPE Architecture

Fraser Heights Recreation Centre
Surrey, British Columbia
SHAPE Architecture

We intend to set a new benchmark for sustainable and creative educational environments, blurring the boundaries between workplace, research lab and learning landscape. Our team, in a collaborative partnership, is set up to challenge preconceptions in pursuit of innovation.

Jo Wright

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

The Hive
Worcester, England
FCB Studios

Achieving an inspirational learning environment is about creating a place that is spontaneous, animated and social. It's not about designing institutions; it's about nurturing a design community.

Derek Lee

PWL

Convention Center West
Vancouver, British Columbia
PWL: Landscape Architect

Successful learning environments involve the integration of space, place, process and experience.

Andrew Harrison

Spaces that Work

TU Delft
Delft, Netherlands

A legacy of positive change: we will exemplify integrated building sustainability which will inspire, educate, and lead the way.

Claire Maxfield

AtelierTen

Federation Square
Melbourne, Australia
AtelierTen

I imagine a place where aspiring designers come together to learn, to share and to create. A place where people can unleash their inner greatness and help others to do the same. A place where dreams are born and careers are launched.

Susan Steeves

SSDG Interiors

iQmetrix
Vancouver, BC
SSDG Interiors

Good structure is good architecture… when in addition to its load carrying function, it also plays a role in the aesthetics, acoustics and mechanical/electrical services integration of the building.

Duane Palibroda

Fast+Epp

Richmond Olympic Oval
Richmond, British Columbia
Structural by Fast+Epp

We believe that the value of one's education is not entirely based on what occurs in the classroom but is also highly influenced by the quality of the surrounding environment. Together, we will craft the luminous environment in ways that will visually stimulate the soul, inspire creativity and challenge the curious.

E. Teal Brogden

HLB

Cooper Union Academic Building
New York, NY
HLB

I believe that our commitment to sustainability as it relates to architecture is the metric by which we will be measured by future generations.

Dwayne Smyth

SHAPE Architecture

UBC IPD Facility
Vancouver, BC
SHAPE Architecture

This is the dandelion and the orchid.

The philosophy is one of discovery, curiosity and passion. Our collective experience, each group with their own unique skillset, coming together to produce collaborative works that are greater and more realized than the sum of our parts.

This is the dandelion and the orchid.