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In Conversation with ASPECT’s new Director of Innovation.

Based out of Toronto, Ontario in Canada, Amir Shahrokhi (B.Arch., M.Arch.) is pioneering a new role – Director of Innovation – for ASPECT's global structural engineering team.


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ASPECT Structural Engineers selected as one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers

The global structural engineering practice joins a competitive list of top employers in the 2024 “Top 100 Employers” Project.


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“Via” Northwest Arkansas Industrialized Construction Program Recognized in Softwood Lumber Board’s 2023 Mass Timber Competition

The Arkansas development is one of five projects recognized in the SLB 2023 Mass Timber Competition: "Building to Net-Zero Carbon".


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ASPECT Structural Engineers Opens First Office in the United States

The global engineering and design firm has announced a new office in Seattle, Washington.


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ASPECT Structural Engineers Announces Five New Associates

ASPECT is proud to announce the promotion of five team members to the position of Associate. 


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ASPECT Structural Engineers Announces Two New Principal Positions

Ilana Danzig and Will Watson are now ASPECT Principals, adding to the firm’s respected local and global leadership.


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New Sustainability Lead Joins Global ASPECT Team

Based out of Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada, Caroline Butchart joined ASPECT in November of 2023. Caroline will perform the dual role of Sustainability Lead and Senior Engineer for the firm, championing sustainability initiatives for all ASPECT team members around the world.


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2023 Holcim Awards: 1925 Victoria Park Wins Gold

Ontario's first 12-storey, near zero, mixed-use rental development, 1925 Victoria Park, recognized at the Holcim Awards.


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“Triptych” Wins 2023 Canadian Architect Award of Merit

"Triptych" – a pioneering, prefabricated housing prototype – took home a 2023 Canadian Architect Award of Merit.


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Camera House Recognized at AFBC Architectural Awards of Excellence

This custom single-family home in Pemberton Valley, BC, was recognized for design excellence by The Architecture Foundation of British Columbia (AFBC).


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“So, Aspect – how did you spend your Summer?”

Summer is over, the breeze is cooler and fall has begun. We’ve been asked many times, “So Aspect, how did you spend your Summer?”…so we thought we’d share some highlights!


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Promotion Alert! – David Rajendran

We are delighted to announce that David Rajendran has been promoted to Associate in our Vancouver office!


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A Case Study in Collaboration: B&B Hotel Guimarães

Learn about our recently-completed B&B Hotel project in Guimarães, Portugal - the first timber-hybrid construction of its kind on the Iberian Peninsula.


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A Challenge to the Industry for Women in Engineering Day

As we celebrate International Women in Engineering Day, we challenge the industry to implement strategies into standard practice that support and retain women engineers.


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Yield House Featured on Dezeen

We’re big fans of Dezeen around here and even bigger fans when our projects are featured!
Check out this recent article featuring Yield House by Splyce Design.


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Aspect Climate Chronicles – Part 3: What Is Aspect doing?

In this final installment of our Aspect Climate Chronicles series, we’ll get right to the point and share what we’re doing to address the climate emergency. 


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Aspect Climate Chronicles – Part 2: How to Reduce the Embodied Carbon of a Building

Building on Aspect Climate Chronicles Part 1, we’ll now get into how carbon is accounted for, and some of the ways that we can design for a reduced carbon footprint.


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Aspect Climate Chronicles – Part 1: Steps Towards Sustainability

Happy Earth Day! As we take this day to celebrate our planet and spotlight worldwide efforts in sustainability, we thought it would be a good opportunity to share our insights, and how Aspect is approaching the need for low carbon construction.


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Camera House Featured on Dezeen

Camera House, a recent project with our friends at Leckie Studio, has been featured on Dezeen!


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Promotion Alert! – Ilana Danzig

We are super proud to announce that Ilana Danzig (P.Eng., Struct.Eng., PE, SE, M.Eng.) has been promoted to Associate Principal in our Vancouver office!


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Malahat Skywalk Wins in the 2021-22 Wood Design & Building Awards

We are extremely proud to announce that the Malahat Skywalk has won the Canadian Wood Council Structural Innovation Award in the 2021-22 Wood Design Awards!


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Meet the Associates – Thomas Brotschi

We are thrilled to announce that Thomas Brotschi (B.Sc.BFH) has been promoted to Associate in our Bern office!


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Meet the Associates – Eva Chau

We are thrilled to announce that Eva Chau (P.Eng., M.Eng.) has been promoted to Associate in our Toronto office!


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International Women in Engineering Day 2021

In celebration of International Women In Engineering Day on June 23, this year we are sharing the accomplishments of the incredible women on our team: what they are most proud of so far in their careers, and what they are most looking forward to as they progress in the world of Engineering.


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Sidewalk Talk: Introducing PMX 15

We’re proud to be able to finally share more of our work with Sidewalk Labs: introducing…PMX 15! Building on our learnings from PMX 35, we’ve set out to further define and refine mass timber construction using a prefabricated, factory-built, “Kit of Parts” approach.


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Adam Gerber Wins Inaugural SEABC Young Meritorious Achievement Award

We are thrilled to announce that our very own Adam Gerber has won the inaugural SEABC Young Meritorious Achievement Award! This award is granted to an engineer who demonstrates significant professional achievements early in their career.


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Meet the Associates – Shawn Kennedy

We are proud to announce that Shawn Kennedy (P.Eng., PE) has joined the ASPECT team as an associate in our Toronto office...


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International Women in Engineering Day

In celebration of International Women In Engineering Day on June 23, we are celebrating the incredible women on our team and sharing their experiences.


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ASPECT + Business Continuity + Public Health

On March 14th, 2020 ASPECT Structural Engineers adopted a work-from-home policy for our offices in Vancouver, Toronto and Switzerland.


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ULI Toronto: Mass Timber Construction MasterClass

Join Aspect Principal Bernhard Gafner at ULI Toronto for a Mass Timber Construction MasterClass, February 25, 2020.


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