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Our latest completed supporting housing complex in the city of Surrey!

We are very happy to share our latest completed supporting housing complex in the city of Surrey! Built for an important cause, alongside Nomodic, Design Works completed all engineering services including the production drawings for the modular compo

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Meet our Director of Administration, Maddy Lakusta!

Time for another team spotlight! Meet our Director of Administration, Maddy Lakusta! Maddy has been at Design Works for almost 1 year and brings a variety of experience in writing, editing, content creation, and team leadership. She believes this...

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Community

Design Works Engineering new naming partner for Twin Ice Arena

Since Design Works Engineering launched in 2014, we have always been committed to supporting and giving back to our local communities. Our aim in creating this new partnership with the City of Grande Prairie is to build and maintain strong ties...

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Project

Exciting update on our Kanata Multifamily Development project

We have an exciting update on our Kanata Multifamily Development project as we are starting to break ground! Fully equipped with apartments, stacked townhouses and both surface & underground parking - located in the city of Ottawa. Design Works is...

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Project

Now open to the public, Norlan Chrysler dealership!

Now open to the public, Norlan Chrysler dealership! Located in Grande Prairie with an area size of 80,000 sqft, this dealership has a stunning presence. Design Works completed all engineering services...

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Community

Say hello to Rucha!

Rucha is our dedicated Architectural Liaison who is responsible for project coordination of a variety of sectors. She is a trained Architect who brings to Design Works over ten years of experience in the Architectural field. Rucha is specialized in..

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Community

It's Our Birthday

Design Works turns 8! We would like to thank all of our loyal clients, partners, and staff for getting us here - none of our success would be possible without you! Today we celebrate with you all.

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Community

Introducing Dorothy Poon!

It's Monday... which means it's time for another team spotlight. Introducing Dorothy Poon! Dorothy is a Professional Engineer with experience in the preliminary and detailed design of municipal and water infrastructure...

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Project

Get ready Ottawa!

Get ready Ottawa! The stunning Wateridge Apartment features 3 buildings with 9-storeys, 482 apartment units, and a lush amenity and commercial space. Design Works provided Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Sprinkler Engineering, and Energy...

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Meet Bruce!

For our next team spotlight, meet Bruce! Bruce brings an extensive 20 years of structural and civil engineering experience to Design Works – notably in the design of steel, concrete, wood, and masonry for Industrial, Public, Commercial, and...

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Civic Holiday

We would like to wish everyone a happy Civic Holiday long weekend! Please note that our offices will be closed on Heritage Day. We wish you all a wonderful time off!

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Community

Charitable Golf FUNdraiser!

Catching some much needed sunshine! Our VP of Project Development Ty Seifeddine is enjoying quality time today with our friends at Fillmore Construction, Planworks Architecture Inc & York Realty Inc at the Rotary Club of Edmonton West Charitable...

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It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of John Lehners

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of John Lehners. John is survived by his loving wife and two children. John was a well-known friend, co-worker, and colleague to many in the industry. He was a founding partner...

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Project

A pleasure working alongside Keller Construction Ltd.

A pleasure working alongside Keller Construction Ltd. on this new commercial complex project! One Four Nine is now open - offering new modern spaces for retail, professional & medical businesses. Design Works completed Mechanical, Electrical &...

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Project

Now open to the public - LaunchPad Golf Heritage Pointe!

Now open to the public - LaunchPad Golf Heritage Pointe! This unique golf experience is filled with year-round entertainment - including a restaurant, bar & lounge onsite! Check out the final construction update for all the exciting details:...

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Meet Ghassan, our Mechanical E.I.T.

Ghassan is our Mechanical E.I.T. who brings extensive construction and project coordination experience to Design Works. This experience includes facilitating and coordinating oil & gas projects (such as construction of new pipelines and assisting...

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Project

We are excited to show off our new project - 80 Scott

We are excited to show off our new project - 80 Scott! It has been a pleasure to work alongside One Space and BST Canada Ltd on this unique project! Located in Brampton, ON, this 17 storey condominium will consist of 383 units overlooking the...

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Happy Canada Day

We would like to wish everyone a happy Canada Day long weekend coming ahead! Please note that our offices will be closed tomorrow. We hope you all have a restful and safe time off!

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Meet our Content Writer & Social Marketer, Nichola!

Nichola brings to Design Works a vast background in writing and publishing, having graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing & Communications. She is highly passionate about the construct of...

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Happy International Women in Engineering Day!

We would like to take this opportunity to celebrate all women's work in the field of engineering, including our own incredible female engineers located at our Edmonton, Grande Prairie, & Toronto offices, and growing! Thank you for all of your...

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Acknowledging National Indigenous Peoples Day

Design Works would like to acknowledge June 21st, National Indigenous Peoples Day. A day for all Canadians to celebrate the experiences, histories, and cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

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Meet Bryan Cuadra!

Meet Bryan Cuadra C.E.T.!Bryan has been with Design Works for 7 months as a versatile Mechanical Designer specializing in the design of building sciences including HVAC, Plumbing, Gas, Controls, and Fire Protection, with a successful background...

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Recognized as one of the winners of the Zweig Group 2022 Hot Firm Award!

We are thrilled to have been recognized as one of the winners of the Zweig Group 2022 Hot Firm Award! Congratulations to all of this year's winners - we are extremely proud of our dedicated team who have made this possible!

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Happy Filipino Heritage Month

Design Works would like to acknowledge Filipino Heritage Month and thank the Canadians of Filipino heritage for all their contributions, including our own hard-working Filipino employees! Thank you and we celebrate you.

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Say Hello to Qasim Akhtar

For our next team spotlight, say hello to Qasim Akhtar! Qasim is our Electrical E.I.T. and has been with Design Works for the past two years. Prior to his current role, he worked as a Product Development Engineer and obtained experience with elec...

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Project

Mechanical & Electrical Engineering services on this new gym

We are proud to have completed Mechanical & Electrical Engineering services on this new 30,000 sqft gym located in Calgary with Evolve Strength! Check out Bold Interior Design Inc for more info!

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Welcome to Our New Team Members!

Design Works is excited to give a warm welcome to our new team members at our Edmonton, Toronto, & Vancouver offices!

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Meet Heather, this week's team spotlight

Heather joined Design Works in 2020, following her work with other civil consultants in both Alberta and the Yukon Territory. She is a dedicated Civil Engineer with extensive knowledge of engineering principles, specifications, and standards.

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Project

Showing off our new Distrikt Trailside Condos project with Distrikt Toronto!

We are excited to show off our new Distrikt Trailside Condos project with Distrikt Toronto! Located at 395 Dundas & 407 Dundas in Oakville, these condos are 349 & 283 residential units that come with a variety of amenities.

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Meet Richard, our next Team Spotlight!

For our next team spotlight, meet Richard!Richard has been with Design Works for 2 years and is our Structural Engineer. He has 25 years of experience in Structural Engineering Design, with an extensive history under his belt including project...

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Community

Eid Mubarak from your Design Works team!

Eid Mubarak to all those celebrating from your Design Works team!

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Administrative Professionals Day!

Design Works would like to recognize Administrative Professionals Day and applaud our admin team for all of their dedication and hard work. Thank you and we appreciate you every single day! #administrativeprofessionalsday2022

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Meet Cora! This week's team spotlight.

Cora is our new Structural E.I.T. who brings to Design Works 4 years of experience in structural design. Her prior experience includes primarily low-rise residential structural design, but what you can find her currently working on includes mainly...

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Project

Providing Civil, Structural, & Mechanical Engineering services along with Energy Modelling on this project.

Design Works is excited to be providing Civil, Structural, & Mechanical Engineering services along with Energy Modelling on this project currently undergoing construction! Polykar Inc.

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Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day from your Design Works team!

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Say Hello to Kewal Parekh

Kewal is our Building Science Specialist with more than 8 years of experience in diverse stream of building sustainability and energy efficiency consultancy. His hands-on experience includes implementing green building principles and strategies...

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Happy Easter 2022!

A happy Easter long weekend from all of us at Design Works! We hope it brings you rest & joy.

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This week's team spotlight, we would like to introduce you to Samihah!

For this week's team spotlight, we would like to introduce you to Samihah! Samihah is our Civil E.I.T and has been at Design Works since 2019. She has gained the majority of her practical and technical skills for civil design from her current role.

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Wishing everyone celebrating Ramadan a reflective and prosperous month

Wishing everyone celebrating Ramadan a reflective and prosperous month from your friends at Design Works!

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Project

Design Works Engineering Hotel Portfolio

Design Works Engineering is looking forward to attending the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference in Toronto this week!

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For this week's team spotlight we would like to introduce you to Daniel!

For this week's team spotlight we would like to introduce you to Daniel! Daniel Chrenek brings more than 8 years of structural and civil engineering experience to all the projects he is involved in.

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Community

We are hiring!

Interested in joining a team that embraces learning from one another and being positively challenged? We are hiring! Check out our careers page to learn more out the Design Works culture and current opportunities.

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Project

Showing off this new warehouse project with Prologis & Powers Brown Architecture

Pleased to show off this new warehouse project with Prologis&Powers Brown Architecture located in Toronto!

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Employee Spotlight

Today we would like to start off our Design Works Team Spotlight series with Ty Seifeddine!

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Community

Provided quality design services to townhouses and multi-family residential units all over Canada

We are passionate about providing quality design services to townhouses and multi-family residential units all over Canada.

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Project

Highlighting this stunning project with Bayview Group and Mataj Architects Inc.

We are proud to highlight this stunning project with Bayview Group and Mataj Architects Inc.! Located South West of downtown Ottawa, this 4-storey apartment building is located in the suburb of Stittsville, ON.

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Proud to share this project with API Development Consultants Inc.

Proud to share this project with API Development Consultants Inc.! Design Works is providing value engineering services on this Hampton Inn Renovation.

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Community

Our team continues to grow

Our team continues to grow and we are excited to welcome our latest members to the Design Works team!

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Spotlighting the incredible work of the women at Design Works Engineering

Today, in honour of International Women's day, we are spotlighting the incredible work of the women at Design Works Engineering. We are re-affirming our commitment to #breakthebias and cultivate a more equitable workplace where people can be...

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New Development

Construction has begun on this new stunning property in the center of St. John's, NL

We are designing from coast to coast in Canada! Construction has begun on this new stunning property in the center of St. John's, NL, with completion scheduled for Summer of 2023.

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Edmonton

Design Works Edmonton Team Bonding

We love to cook! The Design Works Edmonton team is heading into the weekend after some team bonding over brunch at the office!

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Community

Supportive housing made possible through modular home solutions

We are excited to share our very own Eugene Stodolak's article on the new wave of modular construction & supportive housing in the new issue of The Ontario Technologist!

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Project

Up and Coming Project in Kitchener, ON

Design Works is excited to share this up and coming project in Kitchener, ON! This 25-storey mixed-use apartment project contains a total of 248 residential units, and a 2-level underground parkade.

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We are excited to share the completion of The Shores - I & II Apartment Buildings

We are excited to share the completion of The Shores - I & II apartment buildings in beautiful Courtenay, BC.

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12-suite Housing Complex Built for Pauquachin First Nation

We are proud to share this stunning 12-suite housing complex built for Pauquachin First Nation in North Saanich on Vancouver Island, BC.

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Webinar Presentation Hosted by our very own Eugene Stodolak!

Looking forward to this webinar presentation hosted by our very own Eugene Stodolak! Taking place on February 16th at 12-1 PM EST - this presentation will focus on all the gears of modular construction.

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Wishing you a Happy Holiday season and a Happy New Year!

Wishing you a Happy Holiday season and a Happy New Year! We are looking forward to seeing what the new year brings.

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Project

Showcasing One of our First Projects in California

We are thrilled to showcase one of our first projects in California - CITYSPACE Studios located at 1367 University Avenue in Berkeley!

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We Are Hiring

Excited to say that our team is growing and we currently have 25 openings throughout Canada! We have various positions in various locations – please see all of our postings listed on our Careers page on our website and apply if interested.

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Durham Modular Supportive Housing Project located in Beaverton, Ontario

We are excited to share the Durham Modular Supportive Housing Project located in Beaverton, Ontario! This project consists of a three-storey private residence containing 47 studio apartments, as well as a two-storey residence with dining areas...

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New Development

Burlington Office Launch/Holiday Party

We are excited to announce our Burlington office launch/holiday party taking place Thursday, December 9th at 3 PM! Come ring in the holiday cheer at our brand new office location with your Design Works team.

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President & CEO Haydar Al Dahhan Named As One of Edmonton’s Business Leaders

We are excited and grateful to announce that our President & CEO Haydar Al Dahhan has been named one of Edmonton’s Business Leaders in the Annual Business in Edmonton Leaders Award

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Highlighting Our 1812 Eglinton Project Located in Toronto, ON

Highlighting our 1812 Eglinton project located in Toronto, ON. A 30-storey mixed-use building including commercial units fronting onto Eglinton Avenue West and proposed townhouses fronting onto Livingstone Avenue.

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Highlighting Our New KFC Project Located in La Crête, Alberta

Highlighting our new KFC project located in La Crête, Alberta. We complete approximately 6 KFCs a year and are proud to bring the first location to La Crête!

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Highlighting Our Harker Homes Head Office Project

Highlighting our Harker Homes Head Office project located in Grande Prairie, AB. This office building includes a commercial touch as well, with a Bold & Brassy Boutique attached.

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New Development

Hello Burlington!

After our expansion in 2019 to Toronto and 2020 to Ottawa, it’s only fitting that we expand one more time to better serve our clients. Hello Burlington!

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Community

Highlighting our Centrum Polonia Project

Highlighting our Centrum Polonia project located in Edmonton, Alberta. Complete with a restaurant, library, museum and many other amenities - this building strives to bring Edmonton's Polish Community together.

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Community

Midtown Community Project

We are proud to say that Design Works provided Mechanical & Electrical Engineering on this midtown community project. Congratulations, Paul Lanni & team!

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Highlighting our Friesen Bain Chartered Accountants Project

Highlighting our Friesen Bain Chartered Accountants project - their new office located in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

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Highlighting our Manchester Square Project

Highlighting our Manchester Square project - A touch of European architectural grace coming soon to Edmonton, Alberta. Complete with a parking lot and ambient details such as a fountain and even a hidden alleyway, the development is sure to bring an

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Our Latest Project with WestUrban Developments Ltd.

We are excited to see our latest project with WestUrban Developments Ltd. in Courtney, BC in its final stages before occupancy next week!Design Works provided mechanical and electrical engineering.

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We have Officially Expanded to the US!

We have a special announcement to share on Design Works’ Birthday – we can proudly say that we have officially expanded to the US and have upcoming projects in California, Arizona & Florida!

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Highlighting our Stonebuilt Homes Head Office Project in Grande Prairie

Highlighting our Stonebuilt Homes Head Office project in Grande Prairie, AB - a modernly designed office building equipped with a shop in the back to showcase Stonebuilt Homes’ work to new clients.

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Highlighting our Anhart Community Housing Society Project

Highlighting our Anhart Community Housing Society project – a modern 40-unit affordable rental community which opened for tenants in Hope, BC in April 2020.

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Design Works Focuses on Smart Buildings and Where Buildings of the Future Are Going!

Look out for our new brochure project in the works – focusing on smart buildings and where buildings of the future are going! We are excited to highlight the integral connection between building systems and people & technology.

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Showcasing Our Modular Projects in our New Portfolio

We are excited to showcase our modular projects in our new portfolio brochure! Talk to us about your next modular project today.

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Engineering

Proud to be Involved in this Project

Design Works Engineering is proud to be involved in this project.

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Community

Design Works Continues to Grow

Our team continues to grow and we are excited to welcome our latest team members to the Design Works Engineering team.

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Community

Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day from Design Works Engineering.

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Project

Our Latest Project Coming to Kelowna, British Columbia

We are thrilled to share our latest project coming to Kelowna, British Columbia...

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Toronto

Leading Design Works' Toronto Civil Operations

We are thrilled to welcome Dorothy Poon to Design Works Engineering. Dorothy...

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Engineering

Synergy Projects Ltd. on The Salvation Army in Canada

We are excited to work with Synergy Projects Ltd. on The Salvation Army’s Grace...

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Project

Completed Structural Design for BC Housing

Design Works Engineering completed structural design for the project.

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Community

We Are Hiring!

We have immediate openings for 3 Mechanical Technologists and Senior Civil Engineer.

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Grande Prairie

Proud to have Designed the New Car Wash

Grande Prairie's newest car wash has opened and we are proud to have designed it!

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Calgary

Mechanical Service Provided to FarMor Architecture & Boardwalk Burgers

Thanks to FarMor Architecture & Boardwalk Burgers for allowing us to help with your engineering needs on the addition to this location at 3307-32 St Calgary, AB.

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Community

Canada’s Top New Growth Companies 2020

We are excited to announce that Design Works Engineering has been awarded one of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies 2020.

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New Development

Design Works Engineering - 6 Years

2020 has been a hard year for many around the world, yet we try to make fond memories. Please join us in celebrating 6 years.

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Toronto

A Year In Toronto

It has been an exciting year in Toronto.

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Project

Modular Housing Initiative

Design Works Engineering is proud to announce an innovative partnership with Montgomery Sisam Architects, Horizon North Logistics Inc. & NRB Inc.and City of Toronto's CreateTO to construct supportive housing for vulnerable citizens in Toronto.

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Community

Happy Easter from Design Works

Happy Easter from our Family to Yours!

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New Development

Design Works COVID-19 Plan

Design Works Engineering COVID-19 work and safety plan for our clients and employees.

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Project

Higson Dental

Previously completed dental clinic

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New Development

Design Works Engineering @ ICSC

We were at ICSC talking about Design Works!

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Engineering

Moliet Apartment Building

New apartment development 

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Community

Principal Haydar Al Dahhan added to Edmonton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Congratulations to Haydar!

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