Evoke DIALOG – TELUS Spark

The year was 1967. Canada celebrated its 100th birthday and Calgary opened the city’s first science centre under the name Calgary Centennial Planetarium. Fast-forward to 2008: Exhibits were changing; science and technology were evolving. With a record-breaking 304,394 guests, the

Evoke DIALOG – TELUS Spark

The year was 1967. Canada celebrated its 100th birthday and Calgary opened the city’s first science centre under the name Calgary Centennial Planetarium. Fast-forward to 2008: Exhibits were changing; science and technology were evolving. With a record-breaking 304,394 guests, the

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Associates take a day to ElevateDIALOG

Our studios are still abuzz following our first ElevateDIALOG event! Last month, the associates across all of our studios worked together on an initiative designed to foster collaboration and encourage the development of innovative ideas. Sounds vague, maybe, but that was

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DIALOG’s new Director of Financial Operations

We’re excited to announce that Mark Alenius has officially joined the DIALOG family as our new Director of Financial Operations. Mark is a seasoned finance professional, with over 30 years of experience as CFO, VP of Finance and Corporate Controller

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newstudio has a new studio

DIALOG and newstudio architecture inc. announce merger It’s an exciting time at DIALOG! 2017 marks the grand opening of our San Francisco office, the grand opening of the new Royal Alberta Museum, and now newstudio architecture inc. is moving into

Evoke DIALOG – Granville Island

In between these communities sat the dilapidated, ‘Industrial Island’. Popular opinion called for the levelling of the site’s factory spaces, while the City wanted greenery. Norm and Joost had a different idea entirely. They fought for a mixed-use community that

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DIALOG Carleton Studio – The Halfway Mark!

  We can’t believe it’s already been more than four weeks since the Carleton students arrived at DIALOG’s Toronto studio! Since the initial kickoff meeting at Toronto City Hall, the students have made incredible progress to master plan and design the

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Three wins for the Edmonton Studio at the CEA Awards

Our Edmonton studio is proud to take home some awards from the Consulting Engineers of Alberta (CEA) Showcase Awards this month. Thank you to the CEA and our project collaborators for these awards! Harold L. Morrison Rising Young Professional Award

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STAT’s New Office Revitalizes Railtown Warehouse

With tech organizations such as Google, Microsoft, and Hootsuite designing offices to entice top tech savvy professionals, how does a young tech firm create an office space to attract top talent without breaking the bank? And how does it accomplish

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Reinventing Alberta’s Inner Cities

There are moments in a city’s development that provide the opportunity for a rethink. What kind of place do we want to build for future generations? Here in Alberta, that time is now. Stunned by high levels of office vacancy

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Carleton Studio at DIALOG: Rail Deck Park

For the next six weeks, graduate students from the Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism at Carleton University will be joining the DIALOG Toronto Studio to explore concepts for the Rail Deck Park – a project currently being investigated by the

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DIALOG’s 2016 Iris Prize Recipient: Kevin Dieterman & Michael Zabinski

Every year, staff from across all studios and disciplines have the opportunity to apply for the Iris Prize. Now in its 12th year, the Iris Prize is an internal scholarship that includes two weeks paid time and up to $7,500

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DIALOG is opening our first U.S. studio!

We think great design has no borders. We aren’t expanding just for the sake of expanding. We’re growing in a mindful, sustainable way in order to pursue the great work we’re truly passionate about. Opening a studio in the U.S.

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Congratulations to five new associates!

Congratulations to five new associates, all from the Edmonton studio! A couple times each year, we assemble across our studios to recognize and celebrate the individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, dedication to practice, and unwavering commitment to working together

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Designer Watch – Simone Ferkul

  Toronto’s dreary winter is punctuated every January with the bright and shiny Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO) which brings design interventions to the public throughout the city. A highlight of this year’s event was the Umbra + TO DO

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Double the excitement: Project of the Year x 2!

 January 26th: Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA) has honoured two DIALOG projects with the award for Public Project of the Year at their annual conference and award banquet. Bill Fisch Stewardship and Education Centre has been recognized as 2016 OPWA Project of the

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Congratulations to our New Associates!

Each year at this time we assemble across our studios to recognize and celebrate the individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, dedication to practice, and unwavering commitment to working together to improve the wellbeing of our communities. Becoming an Associate

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Something Shiny in the Forest – LEED Platinum Certification for BFFSEC

Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre (BFFSEC) located in Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON has successfully achieved its LEED® Certification from CaGBC. The project was awarded an impressive 82 points and has been certified LEED® Platinum under the LEED® Canada NC 2009 rating system. Later this year, the project is

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One Designer, Two Wheels, and Multiple Thoughts on Urban Infrastructure

  DIALOG Interior Designer Olga Haliuk had an “Aha” moment a few years back that caused her to embrace cycling as her go-to form of transportation. “Frustrated after a long commute one day, I spent an afternoon at the office searching Kijiji,

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The Walterdale Bridge, as complicated as it is beautiful

DIALOG has played a pivotal role in the considered erection of Edmonton’s new and very heavy infrastructure puzzle, the Walterdale Bridge. “On this bridge — what the city calls its most complex infrastructure project to date — it’s easier to use analogies. The physics

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DIALOG supports Breakfast Club of Canada

We’ve heard the phrase a million times: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s true, skipping breakfast is like trying to design a building without floors – it’s not a good foundation for success. Here at DIALOG,

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DIALOG’s Green Team Receives Architect at Zero’s Award of Merit

Nexus From Up Top Architect at Zero called for entrants to plan and design a theoretical student housing site-map for San Francisco State University. This is DIALOG’S second project to win accolades in the net-zero arena in 2016 - GROWHouse was celebrated with

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Alberta Construction 2016 Top Project Award Winners

DIALOG is proud to be a part of four unique projects awarded Top Projects by Alberta Construction Magazine. The awards celebrate the best of design, sustainability and innovative technologies in Alberta. Covering all corners of the province, the winners stood

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This is Edson’s Hospital

Think of a nearby hospital and ask yourself if you could identify the main entrance. Would you know where to go once you pass through the doors? Do you know where to find the elevators? How about which floors connect

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YYC ready for takeoff

Start packing your bags, the new YYC international terminal is officially open to the world. And from the first sketches back in 2007, to the grand opening of Canada’s newest connector hub in fall 2016, DIALOG has been there every

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Transforming malls into urban villages

In today’s world of Amazon and same day delivery, many would argue that retail is a thing of the past. But contrary to popular belief, retail is still stronger than ever – it’s the environment and experience that are evolving.

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As an #urbanist, I stand in awe of everything that happens between one city and the next. Sunrise along the #prairies. #nofilter #DIALOG

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Is #transit on the path to encounter...: ...untold riches? or ...fairy tale monsters? #DIALOG

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Engaging stakeholders, #CarltonUniversity students get the perspective of the development industry to inform #RailDeckPark designs. https://www.dialogdesign.ca/open-dialog/carleton-studio-dialog/ #DIALOG #instarepost20

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#Airports have emerged as key #civic buildings in our era. Nice job @dialogdesign ! If I am to wait, glad it's beautiful. #DIALOG #yyc #instarepost20

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‪#OpenSpaces improve your #wellbeing. So do social interactions. #Publicrealm in #cities is the intersection of both.‬ ‪https://www.citylab.com/navigator/2017/03/the-transformative-power-of-spending-time-outside/518481/?utm_source=SFTwitter‬ #DIALOG #instarepost20

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#Airports have emerged as key #civic buildings in our era. Nice job @DIALOG ! If I am to wait, glad it's beautiful. #DIALOG #yyc

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RT @AlbertaVenture: @DIALOG Jim Anderson opens up shop in San Francisco https://t.co/0hOg3CxoIF #Dialog #Verbatim https://t.co/w0EywiwxnV

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Want to reduce the energy used by buildings? Make cities denser. https://t.co/9MMANqu4j1 @voxdotcom #DIALOG

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2 months ago

Stepping up #YEG's river valley access with the FUNicular! #yegfunicular #dialog #exploreedmonton https://t.co/is6MlkJ9hO

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2 months ago

Here's just one reason #DIALOG is proud to support @BreakfastCanada #forthekids #BreakfastClubCanada - find more at… https://t.co/XDk6Rdqdre

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Here's just one reason #DIALOG is proud to support @BreakfastCanada #forthekids #BreakfastClubCanada - find more at… https://t.co/MvnhjGIU1p

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4 months ago

@DIALOG structural team at #GeorgeThird Measuring the Shipyards project steel sections #Dialog @georgethird1 https://t.co/HWLpuVpCOU

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4 months ago

Here's just one reason #DIALOG is proud to support @BreakfastCanada #forthekids #BreakfastClubCanada - find more at… https://t.co/7amxNTw9Tp

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4 months ago

If you are in #Brandon tomorrow, join the @BrandonUni #campusplan conversation: https://t.co/sLdAfzzGyZ #DIALOG

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4 months ago

About to catch the elusive #DIALOG #Pikachu #HappyHalloween https://t.co/laeSvqvSsC

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