Architectural firm expands

A Red Deer architectural firm has expanded to Lloydminster.

Berry Architecture & Associates opened a branch office in the border city in early March. George Berry, who owns Berry Architecture with his business partner Suzanne Widdecke, said several of their staff members are currently working at the new office, but they expect to hire employees specifically for that location.

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City unanimously approves $245M downtown central library, to be completed by 2018

After getting council’s unanimous approval, the team building a new central library plans to select an architect by September.

Then, groundbreaking by next year, although many of the $245-million project’s leaders hope the four-year construction timeline is a cautious exaggeration.

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New development raises neighbour concerns

Development of a new neighbourhood in Sturgeon County brought out concerns about everything from water shortages, architectural guidelines and traffic last week.

Sturgeon County council came together for a public hearing to give residents an opportunity to comment on the planned Green Hennessey neighbourhood.

Council had previously voted 4-2 in favour of changes to its municipal and Sturgeon Valley area structure plans to pave the way for the proposed development.

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2nd submission for civic tower unlike anything else in Edmonton

I’m off for a week on vacation, but I couldn’t resist coming back to post this submission for possible new civic office tower downtown. It’s a flat-iron shape with a series of gardens bringing public space and great airflow into the office tower.

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