Behind each design move is a skilled team of practitioners considering the implications and opportunities that inform the larger concept. We repeatedly form alliances with fabricators, artists, builders, researchers and other designers to uncover and understand the layers of complexity inherent in every project.


Architectural Institute of British Columbia Awards

Lieutenant-Governor Medal for Architecture:
Columbia Valley Community Facility


Architectural Institute of British Columbia Awards

Lieutenant-Governor Medal for Architecture:
Guildford Aquatic Centre


Royal Architectural Institute of Canada: National Urban Design Awards

Urban Architecture Award:
Union Street EcoHeritage


British Columbia Library Association Awards

Merit Award:
Bob Prittie Metrotown Library


City of Vancouver: Heritage Awards

Award of Recognition:
Union Street EcoHeritage


City of Vancouver: Urban Design Awards

Special Jury Award:
Densification in Place
Outstanding Sustainable Design
Union Street EcoHeritage



Royal Architectural Institute of Canada: Advocacy Awards

Architecture Canada Advocacy in Architecture Award:
Dwayne Smyth


Western Living: Designers of the Year

One To Watch Eco Design:
SHAPE Architecture




North Delta Recreation Centre

March 2019

Canadian Architect

In the Valley

August 2018

Canadian Architect

Urban Waterscapes

March 2017

Construction Canada

New B.C. aquatic centre for an ever-growing community

October 2016

Architectural Record

Making a Splash

July 2016

Georgia Straight

Heritage meets sustainability in unique Strathcona project

May 2016

Dwell Magazine

As Housing Costs Soar, Two Homes Multiply to Seven

May 2016

Georgia Straight

Strathcona's Union Street EcoHeritage modern housing project wins National Urban Design Award

April 2016

Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine

Aquatic Light: Guildford Recreation Centre Aquatic Addition

August/September 2015

Gray Magazine

Design Love: SHAPE Architecture Serves up World-Class Sophistication in its Remodel of a Storied Tennis Center

February/March 2015


Ecological Densification: Four Townhouses

January 2015

Canadian Architect

Back to the Future

January 2015


SHAPE Architecture

October 2014

Arch Daily

Ecological Densification Four Townhouses

October 2014

Huffington Post

Vancouver Architects Tackle Density without Sacrificing Design

October 2014

The Globe and Mail

In Vancouver, the Dream of Owning a Roomy Home is Drifting out of Reach

November 2013

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

666 + 662 Union St – Evolving Heritage Design

November 2013

Sustainable Architecture and Building Magazine

2013 Winning Project – Georgia Green Eco4Plex

Summer 2013

Montecristo Magazine

From the Ground Up

Spring 2013

Vancouver Sun

Heritage Homes Hover over Strathcona

August 2012