CTA Selected for PWGSC Standing Offer

Chernoff Thompson Architects is proud to be selected by Public Works and Government Services Canada as the primary consultant on their BC and Yukon Architectural Services - Non Correctional Buildings Standing Offer for another 2 years from 2013 to 2015.

December 5, 2013 -

TRIUMF Advances Medical-Isotope Research

The newly completed ARIEL (Advanced Rare IsotopE Laboratory) Facility at TRIUMF showcases a new generation of nuclear reactor free isotope production. The new technology will make it viable for hospitals around the word to produce medical-isotopes in their own facilities through cyclotron devices powered by electricity and magnets.

November 18, 2013 -

JCTA Change in Ownership

Congratulations to Don Brown in acquiring full ownership of Jensen Group Architects. Don will be taking over Darrel Jensen's share of JGA, an architectural practice on Vancouver Island for over 35 years.

October 25, 2013 -

UBC Asian Centre Exhibit

Chernoff Thompson Architects is pleased to display "UBC Asian Centre Roof Restoration" at the Diversity By Design exhibition hosted by AIBC and the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) – Northwest & Pacific Region.

October 23, 2013 -

Chernoff and Gross Lead Lab Design Course

Russell Chernoff and Naomi Gross are in Boston this week as speakers/leaders of Tradeline's Fundamentals of Planning and Design of Modern Labs full day course.

October 22, 2013 -

TRIUMF Open House to Public

TRIUMF will be hosting a free public open house this Saturday.

September 24, 2013 -

UFV Student Centre Commences Construction

University of the Fraser Valley's new Student Centre commences construction on it's Abbotsford Campus.

September 17, 2013 -

Chernoff speaks at WCUPPA Conference

As a speaker at the Western Canadian Physical Plant Administrators Conference hosted by the University of Victoria, Russell Chernoff presented "Building Less Can Be More - Sustainable Design is Less Than You Think".

September 13, 2013 -

Chernoff Thompson Architects to Revitalize Vancouver's Sinclair Centre

Under the direction of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC), Chernoff Thompson Architects (CTA) is leading the revitalization of Sinclair Centre in downtown Vancouver.

September 6, 2013 - Canadian Architect

Surrey Animal Resource Centre Opens

Surrey recently opened it's new Animal Resource Centre in Cloverdale. The state-of-the-art facility maximizes opportunities for adoptions of dogs and cats to the local community.

August 28, 2013 - The Surrey Leader

TRIUMF International Deal Signed for Isotope Production

A $10-million deal signed between TRIUMF, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, and India's Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre in Calcutta, will see the continuation of a 10-year partnership between the two centres to develop cutting-edge production techniques and the study of rare isotopes.

August 9, 2013 - Vancouver Sun

Wood Innovation and Design Centre Walkthrough

This project was designed using an Integrated Design Process in which 3D Revit modeling was a key tool in producing a highly integrated building solution. A fly-through animation was produced which takes the observer around the building exterior and through its interior spaces.

July 9, 2013 -

Surrey Bridgeview Community Centre Grand Opening

The Surrey Bridgeview Community Centre is opening its newly renovated premises.

July 5, 2013 - Surrey Leader

Chernoff Thompson Architects on Team Shortlisted to Design Emily Carr's New Campus

Emily Carr University announced three proponents shortlisted to design, build, finance and maintain it's new state-of-the-art campus at Great Northern Way.

July 2, 2013 - BC Newsroom

TRIUMF ARIEL's Badge Building Moved Into Place

As part of the ARIEL project at TRIUMF UBC, Chernoff Thompson Architects designed a portable security kiosk called the 'Badge Building'. It was finally moved to its permanent location on June 19, 2013. The Badge Building not only signifies the new gateway to TRIUMF Campus but also signifies a commitment to sustainability - 100% building reuse.

June 25, 2013 -

World's Most Powerful Microscope Resides
at the University of Victoria

The University of Victoria announced this week that the world’s most powerful microscope is now ready for research. The Scanning Transmission Electron Holography Microscope, or STEHM, arrived in parts at the UVic campus last year and is now completed assembly and testing.

June 20, 2013 - Vancouver Sun

BC Produces Nuclear Reactor Free Medical Isotopes

Research by BC scientists, including those at Vancouver's TRIUMF facility, contribute to nuclear reactor free production of medical isotopes.

June 10, 2013 - Vancouver Sun

Naomi Gross and Russell Chernoff
Speak in Boston

Naomi Gross and Russell Chernoff are in Boston this week as speakers/leaders at Tradeline's Fundamentals of Modern Lab Planning and MEP Design full day course, part of the International Conference on Research Facilities.

May 9, 2013 -

TRIUMF's New Facility Soon To Finish Construction

TRIUMF's new facility ARIEL (Advanced Rare Isotope Laboratory) is almost finished construction. Designed by Chernoff Thompson Architects, the facility is located on the UBC Vancouver Campus.

May 2, 2013 -

Smart Grid Energy Storage System

UBC unveiled its new energy storage system created in partnership with Alpha Technologies Ltd. and Corvus Energy. CTA is excited to be part of the building consultant team that designed and coordinated the construction of the spaces for this exciting project.

April 23, 2013 - UBC Newsroom

Royal Roads Learning and Innovation Centre Certified LEED Gold

Royal Roads University's Learning and Innovation Centre is now certified LEED Gold. The Victoria, BC Campus building is designed by Jensen Chernoff Thompson Architects.

April 17, 2013 -

Russell Chernoff and Naomi Gross Presenting Course at Tradeline Conferences

Russell Chernoff and Naomi Gross (Chernoff Thompson Architects), Timothy Reynolds (Treanor Science and Technology), and Kelley Cramm (Henderson Engineers) will be presenting the popular pre-conference course on 'The Fundamentals of Planning and Design of Modern Labs and Lab MEP Systems' at two Tradeline Conferences in 2013.

February 21, 2013 -