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Rendering Wednesdays: Kev-Air Warehouse

Kev-Air Warehouse in Grande Prairie, AB

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Multicultural Communications Month

Design Works celebrates Multicultural Communications Month!

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Eid al-Fitr 2024

Happy Eid al-Fitr from Design Works!

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Evolve Strength Brentwood Update!

See an exciting update on the Evolve Strength Brentwood project!

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CHIC Hotel Conference

Design Works attending the CHIC Hotel Conference

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Rendering Wednesdays: Ellerslie Gate

Continuing our Rendering Wednesdays series with Ellerslie Gate!

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Wrapping up National Engineering Month

Our team's final thoughts on NEM!

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Rendering Wednesdays!

Kicking off our Rendering Wednesdays series with 1886 Eglinton Ave Mixed-Use!

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National Engineering Month: Our Team's Thoughts, Continued!

Design Works continues to celebrate National Engineering Month!

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National Engineering Month: Our Team's Thoughts

Sharing our first two quotes on what this month means to our team!

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Happy Nowruz!

Happy Nowruz from your Design Works team!

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New Development

Now Serving Atlantic Canada!

Design Works is in the Maritimes!

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National Engineering Month!

Celebrating National Engineering Month at Design Works

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Toronto State of the Market Event

Connecting and gaining insight on Industrial expansion and more!

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Woodwind Retirement Home Update!

Woodwind Retirement Home Project Update

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Welcoming Our New Toronto Structural Lead!

Welcoming Our New Toronto Structural Lead!

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Meet our Sr. Mechanical Engineer, Jones!

Meet our Sr. Mechanical Engineer, Jones!

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Meet our BIM Modeler, Prabhjeet!

Meet our BIM Modeler, Prabhjeet!

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LaCrete Public Library

LaCrete Public Library rendering!

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International Women's Day

Celebrating International Women's Day at Design Works!

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Maxworth Centre Update!

Exciting update on Maxworth Centre in Edmonton!

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Ramadan Kareem 2024

Ramadan Kareem from your Design Works team!

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Highlighing some of our BC projects

Happy Thursday! It's a great day to highlight some of our BC projects!

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A Decade of Solutions: Design Works 2024

We are happy to launch our brand new 2024 brochure linked below, celebrating 10 years of Design Works!

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Happy New Year from your Design Works team!

As we welcome 2024, we look forward to the many exciting opportunities that the year brings. We are geared up to embrace new challenges, forge new partnerships, and continue contributing to our community's growth.

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Joyful Gatherings! Building Stronger Teams for 2024

Our hard-working teams have been having a blast at this year's Christmas parties! We always appreciate and encourage any opportunity to bond with the team and reflect on the year. Looking forward to 2024!

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Completing Structural, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, and Energy Modeling for Edmonton's Newest Project

We are happy to be completing Structural, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering as well as Energy Modelling on this new Edmonton project! See Planworks Architecture Inc.'s post for more info on the upcoming Maxworth Center!

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Time for our next city projects series: Toronto!

The Charlton Residence: The site located at 1705 Weston Road is in close proximity to Weston Station, making it a perfect spot for a wide variety of residential, office and retail concepts...

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Edmonton

Our Director of Administration's Transition from Edmonton to Halifax

Wednesday was our amazing Director of Administration, Maddy's last official day at our Edmonton office before she ventures out to Halifax to support and spearhead our operations there! Her presence will be greatly missed at Edmonton, however we are..

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Exciting New Project in Granville!

We are thrilled to announce that we've gotten to work on Alliance MJ Developments latest project in Granville, Edmonton! This development features 92 luxurious 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom units designed with a commitment to excellence...

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Congratulations to WestUrban Developments Ltd.

Congratulations to WestUrban Developments Ltd. on receiving their occupancy for their newest development in Campbell River, BC - The Nest! It's a rewarding experience to see this project transition from concept to reality, especially one that adds...

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Highlighting our ongoing work on the Versant

Located in Bankview, Calgary, this housing development provides support to nearby local businesses and reinforces the transition of 14 ST SW into a livable, pedestrian-friendly Main Street.

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Meet our Project Coordinator, Harsimran!

Harsimran is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the assigned projects at hand. He coordinates project schedules, resources, information and any equipment necessary. He carefully liaises with clients to identify project requirements, scope..

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Our next city projects series: Calgary!

Mickelson National Golf Club: This luxurious Clubhouse is the place to be for golf enthusiasts - offering various amenities including a full-service golf shop, specially designed locker rooms, and banquet facilities.

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Happy Thanksgiving from your Design Works team!

Happy Thanksgiving from your Design Works team! We hope you all have a great and restful long weekend with your loved ones.Our offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, October 9th.‍

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President & CEO Haydar Al Dahhan Joins #OneAlbertaOneCanada Delegation to Ottawa

This week our own President & CEO, as well as one of the interim CEO and Chairs of the Board of Directors of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, Haydar Al Dahhan, is joining the #OneAlbertaOneCanada business delegation to Ottawa to help in sharing Albe

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Next up for our city projects series: Grande Prairie!

St. John Paul II School: The school required more classrooms after several years of growth. Design Works was hired to add 6 modular units to the existing school as well as a new gym facility.

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We will be expanding to Halifax, Nova Scotia!

We are excited to share the news that Design Works will be expanding to Halifax, Nova Scotia! We are thrilled to venture into the Atlantic Canada market. Halifax presents a myriad of opportunities, and we are confident that our presence there will...

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Labour Day

Please note that our offices will be closed Monday, September 4th for Labour Day. As well, today, September 1st, our offices will be closed at lunchtime in order for our team to take a little extra time in the afternoon to recharge and be back next w

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The Transformative Power of AI and Machine Learning in Engineering Services

We are happy to show you our new white paper piece on the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning in engineering services, linked above. In this piece you will find useful information regarding the impact of these forces in Canadian eng

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Company Anniversary

9 years of Design Works! This number would not be possible without all of you - our hardworking team, as well as each of our valued clients and partners. Thank you for everything!

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Exciting things are coming soon!

Exciting things are coming soon…

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Kicking off our new city projects series! First up, Edmonton!

We take pride in the wide range of areas that we serve from our offices, which is why we would like to kick off our new city projects series! First up, Edmonton!

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Highlighting the Mickelson National Golf Club in Calgary!

This luxurious Clubhouse is the place to be for golf enthusiasts - offering various amenities including a full-service golf shop, specially designed locker rooms, and banquet facilities. Now open to the public to enjoy golf hospitality at its finest!

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Coming soon to Nanaimo: The Regatta!

This development by WestUrban Developments Ltd. will offer residents private balconies with stunning views of the marine traffic. The project will combine both aesthetic appeal and safety & efficiency. At Design Works, we've had the privilege of...

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Meet our Edmonton Senior Mechanical Engineer, Gordon!

Gordon is a highly experienced mechanical designer with expertise in various sectors of mechanical consulting, including HVAC, plumbing, sprinkler layouts, and more. He has worked extensively in the residential, multi-residential, institutional...

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July Edition of Construction in Focus Magazine Highlights Our Exceptional Feature!

Thank you FMG Publishing Inc. Construction in Focus Magazine for this great feature in your new July issue!Check out the link below to view our article focusing on our partnerships, community, services & projects!

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Edmonton Construction Association Tournament

A great day out at the Edmonton Construction Association Tournament at Blackhawk Golf Course! Alliance MJ Developments @ AMRIK

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Happy Canada Day

As we celebrate this weekend, let us celebrate Canada's rich history and diversity, and pay tribute to the Indigenous peoples whose roots extend beyond the last 156 years. On this special day, we acknowledge the Indigenous nations as the original..

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Just in time for Canada Day!

A huge congratulations to our Executive Assistant Mark and Project Coordinator Harsimran on becoming Canadian citizens! Just in time for Canada Day! We are a proud team today!

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Our Toronto Mechanical Designer, Harjang!

Harjang is a skilled Mechanical Designer who has spent the last 5 years working in the Mechanical industry. He is highly knowledgeable in creating designs and technical drawings for various mechanical equipment and devices...

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Highlighting our new Bow 58 project in Calgary!

Bow 58 is a highly modern, six-story residential project ingeniously located at the intersection of 32 Avenue and Bowness Road NW, in the heart of the Bowness community. This development represents a harmonious blend of careful urban design and...

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We are happy to introduce to you our new Design Works Infrastructure brochure

We are happy to introduce to you our new Design Works Infrastructure brochure linked above! In this brochure you will find out more about who we are, our services, as well as the background of Design Works Group of Companies as a whole...

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Meet our Burlington Structural Engineer, Ajaz!

With over 11 years of experience in Structural Engineering, Ajaz has had the unique opportunity to work in five countries around the world designing structures for a diverse range of markets, including residential, commercial, industrial...

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Driving Sustainability, pioneering design solutions.

We are happy to show you our new white paper piece on the benefits of Energy Modelling! In this piece you will find useful information regarding sustainable building design, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), US financing programs...

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Thrilling Collaboration: BIM Modelling Partnership for One Delisle Project in Toronto!

We are thrilled to announce that we are collaborating with Zencorp Mechanical on the BIM Modelling for the Mechanical & Fire Protection systems for the One Delisle project in Toronto!

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Western Materials project in Edmonton

Great job team! Check out Planworks Architecture Inc.'s post for more info on the Western Materials project in Edmonton! Design Works completed Civil, Structural, Mechanical, & Electrical Engineering services.

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Say hello to our Edmonton Electrical Designer, Sherry!

It's a good day for another team spotlight! Say hello to our Edmonton Electrical Designer, Sherry! With extensive experience in electrical design projects in accordance with CEC and ABC (Power, Lighting, Panel Distribution, Fire Alarm System, and...

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Update on our finished PolyKar Edmonton project!

This new PolyKar building makes a bold statement for setting PolyKar as a positive leader in the plastics industry. 66,000 ft², consisting of a two-storey office wing at the front and a massive plan...

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Free Public Skate

If the NHL Playoffs have you itching to get on the ice, come on down to the Design Works Centre tomorrow for the Free Public Skate! Full details below, we'd love to see you there!

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Meet our Edmonton Civil EIT, Caroline!

It's spotlight time! Meet our Edmonton Civil EIT, Caroline! Caroline is an EIT with a MSc in Structural Engineering from the University of Alberta, having graduated in 2021. She brings experience in Civil design, Structural design, and Building...

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Our New Hotel Portfolio

We are happy to be at this year's Canadian Hotel Investment Conference and are excited to launch our new Hotel Portfolio! In this portfolio you will find details of our various Hotel projects, our different engineering services, as well as the many

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Say hello to our Toronto Mechanical Designer, Francois!

Say hello to our Toronto Mechanical Designer, Francois!Francois has worked as a Mechanical Designer for 4 years and for 2 years as a registered Professional Engineer. In these 6 years he has designed the HVAC, plumbing, and fire suppression and...

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The completion of the new Western Materials Handling building

We are excited to announce the completion of the new Western Materials Handling building.Design Works completed Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Structural Engineering, and Energy Modelling on this great project! Fillmore ConstructionPlanworks Architec

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Toronto Open House 2023

A special thanks to everyone who came out to our Toronto Open House! The support of our amazing clients does not go unnoticed and we were happy to enjoy an evening connecting with you all! We would also like to thank the Hockey Hall of Fame for...

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Ramadan Kareem to all those observing!

During this time of reflection, we at Design Works Engineering want to acknowledge the importance of compassion, charity, and community in our daily lives. We're grateful for the opportunity to work with such a diverse and talented group of...

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Best Western PLUS, a new hotel project

Design Works is completing Structural, Mechanical, & Electrical Engineering services on this new hotel project!

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The Perennial development in Penticton, British Columbia, has received occupancy!

We're excited to share the news that The Perennial development in Penticton, British Columbia, has received occupancy! As the mechanical and electrical engineering firm behind this project, we're incredibly proud to have played a role in bringing...

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Highlighting our new project in Oshawa

We are excited to highlight our new project in Oshawa - 144 & 155 First Avenue Development!This mixed-use development will include residential towers, an urban park, pedestrian promenade, as well as commercial uses. It will be located directly...

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Happy International Women's Day

“Women are the real architects of society.” - Harriet Beecher Stowe, Author and Human Rights Activist.‍Happy International Women's Day from Design Works! Today and every day we thank you all for everything you do, especially our own amazing female...

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We are happy to show you all our brand new Modular Portfolio!

We are happy to show you all our brand new Modular Portfolio! Highlighting our various Modular projects, different engineering services, as well as the many areas that we serve.‍‍

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Highlighting our Pauquachin First Nation Housing Complex project

This 3-level, 12,000 ft² housing complex was built to meet the urgent housing needs of the Pauquachin First Nation on Vancouver Island. This 12-suite complex...

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Wrapping up our Black History Month series

To wrap up our Black History Month series, we would like to share a couple of quotes from two famous black leaders, Dr. Mae Jemison and Muhammad Ali. We would also like to encourage our followers to engage in the necessary conversation that this mont

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Construction is coming along smoothly in St. John's, Newfoundland.

Great development coming to Churchill Square in St.Johns, Newfoundland.‍ Design Works Engineering completed strucutral, mechanical, electrical and fire protection engineering on the project.

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Family Day

Please note that our offices will be closed Monday, February 20th for Family Day. We wish you a restful long weekend and hope you spend time connecting with family & friends!

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Our new office space in Calgary

We are happy to share with you our new office space in Calgary as we continue to expand in order to better serve our clients!

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Our next insights spotlight for Black History Month is our Toronto Mechanical Designer, Francois!

He spoke about what Black History Month means to him, including the importance of representation and the overall impact that it has. What, overall, does Black History Month mean to you?

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Showcasing our Can-West Corporate Air Charters Ltd. Hangar project!

Showcasing our Can-West Corporate Air Charters Ltd. Hangar project! Located in Medicine Hat, Alberta, this new aircraft hangar for medivac air service is large enough to handle 2 King Air Planes, living quarters, and offices. Design Works...

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Kicking off our insights spotlight for Black History Month

Kicking off our insights spotlight for Black History Month is our Edmonton Office Administrator, Ella! She answered a few questions about inspiration that she takes away from black leaders in history and more.Who is your most inspirational black...

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Black History Month

For Black History Month, Design Works will be sharing insights from our black leaders over the course of the month, including highlighting members of the community who inspire them. Share with us who inspires you during Black History Month!

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Excited to Make a Difference

Haydar Al Dahhan, P.Eng. is excited about becoming the 2023 Edmonton Chamber of Commerce board chair. The president & CEO of Design Works Engineering Ltd. brings to the role an abundance of experience, enthusiasm and a deep desire to improve collabor

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Swearing in of the Chamber's new Chair Haydar Al Dahhan by Mayor Amarjeet Sohi.

The Design Works team attended the Saturday evening #ChamberBall23 held by the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce! It was an honour to celebrate with the leaders of Edmonton's business community and witness the swearing in of the Chamber's new Chair Haydar

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Two new Educational projects to highlight!

We have two new Educational projects to highlight! Condor Elementary and Leslieville High School were constructed at the same time, with similar exterior finishes selected for both sites. These facilities have been designed with access to...

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Happy Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year from your Design Works team! We wish everyone celebrating a year of good health and happiness.

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Our Coast Mountain College Student Housing project with MODUS Structures Inc.

Located in Terrace, BC, this 3-storey building is comprised of 30 modular units (108 beds), with an area size of 9,882 sqft. Providing residence to students...

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Say hello to our Edmonton Office Administrator, Ella!

First Team Spotlight of 2023! Say hello to our Edmonton Office Administrator, Ella!Ella brings to Design Works extensive administrative experience - having been in the admin world for the last 8 years, including a role as an executive assistant...

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Kicking off 2023 with our brand new brochure

Kicking off 2023 with our brand new brochure highlighting our various services and projects! Take a flip through & let us know what you think!

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!! May this New Year bring you happiness, success, love and so much more!

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Happy Holidays!

From your Design Works team: Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year! We would like to extend a huge thank you for all of your support in 2022, and we look forward to all that 2023 brings! Please note that our offices will be closed from end of day toda

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The new Residence Inn Laval hotel with Palm Holdings

Take a look at the new Residence Inn Laval hotel with Palm Holdings! Located in Montreal, Quebec, it is conveniently located just 20 minutes from YUL Airport and the city. Design Works completed Rendering & Visual services.

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Happy Hanukkah!

Happy Hanukkah to all those celebrating from your team at Design Works!

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Festivities continue with our Toronto & Burlington team!

The Design Works holiday party festivities continue with our Toronto & Burlington team! A big thank you to Rodney's Oyster House for the hospitality & delicious food!

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Holiday party with our Edmonton team

Our Edmonton team had a ball ringing in the Christmas spirit at their holiday party!

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Meet our Electrical E.I.T., Ken!

Meet our Electrical E.I.T., Ken has worked for 8 years in the engineering design and QA/QC field of low/medium voltage switchgear, motor control center and power control room (E-house) for industrial application (primarily for oil sand industrial).

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Planworks - Proud to be working with Design Works Engineering and Opulence Management Corp.

Planworks is proud to be working on a new 18.84 Acre site in Fort Saskatchewan with Design Works Engineering and Opulence Management Corp.

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Our New Residential Portfolio

Check out our new Residential portfolio now and let us know what you think!

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Our Edmonton Open House

Our Edmonton Open House was a huge success! Thank you so much to our amazing clients for your continued support. We are who we are because of you!

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Say hello to Mark!

Our team spotlight is back! Say hello to Mark! As Executive Assistant to President, Mark serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external inquiries on all matters pertaining to the office of the President & CEO. Mark comes from a...

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New Development

Sneak peek on this exciting new project with SAPLYS ARCHITECTS INC.

Sneak peek on this exciting new project with SAPLYS ARCHITECTS INC.! Design Works is completing Structural, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering services.

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Progress on the KMK Churchill Apartments in St. John's, Newfoundland

We are happy to share the construction progress on the KMK Churchill Apartments in St. John's, Newfoundland with Powers Brown Architecture! A 6-storey apartment building with 133,020 ft.², 70 apartment units & a commercial space on the main floor...

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