BNKC Announces New Associate

BNKC is excited to announce the addition of a new Associate to our team. Vaughn Miller joined BNKC in June and brings over 20 years of experience earned at firms throughout North America and Europe –  most recently at KPMB, with previous roles at ArchitectsAlliance and Leers Weinzapfel Architects in Boston. Originally from St. John’s…

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In the News: COVID-19’s impact on multi-res building design

Jonathan King was asked what apartments in the future might look like in this article from Remi Network. Read the full article. Next Steps: Want to learn more about our residential projects including 5509 Dundas St pictured above? Click here.

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In the News: National Post – The Dawn of a New Hipsturbia

Will rising costs and COVID cause a mass migration of younger people to the suburbs? Earlier this year, the Ontario Real Estate Association put out a study showing that while 31 per cent of millenials wanted to live downtown, 34 per cent preferred the suburbs. The National Post’s Matthew Hague interviewed Jonathan King and our…

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In the News: National Post – Making a Better Balcony

A return to warmer weather is igniting a conversation about how we can improve outdoor spaces through design. National Post’s Lia Grainger spoke with Jonathan King about BNKC’s approach to outdoor space at the NOMiC project in North Oakville. “How we’re getting together is changing, and we want to create opportunities for those interactions”, says…

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BNKC Newsletter – June 2020

  Project Introduction Northmount School Northmount School was established in 1990 by a group of parents who wanted to prioritize student character development and academic excellence. Their idea worked, and the school recently received a top ranking from the Fraser Institute. The school is currently housed in a converted warehouse with various additions that is…

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Collaboration with George Brown College helps students gain real-world experience

BNKC is undertaking an exciting collaboration with George Brown College to help students in the Angelo Delzotto School of Construction Management gain some real-world experience. Instructors in the program reached out to ask if we could share CAD drawings from a recent project. Students will take those original drawings and work in teams to transform…

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In the News: Architects Pondering Post-COVID Designs

Daily Commercial News reporter Don Wall interviewed Jonathan King to learn why few of our projects have been adversely affected by the pandemic. King specifically points out that work at 5509 Dundas and 2720 Danforth in Toronto, and East City Condos in Peterborough are all moving along on schedule and hypothesizes why the residential sector…

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In the News: Post-Pandemic Design

Novae Res Urbis (NRU) reporter, Rob Jowett interviewed Jonathan King to learn how COVID-19 will impact the design of spaces. It’s a complex and relevant issue. King says clients have already been requesting design changes to aspects of their planned projects because of the impact of the pandemic.   Read the full article in NRU’s…

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BNKC Newsletter – May 2020

    Project Introduction North Oakville Mixed-Use Community (NOMiC) The wide-open streets of North Oakville aren’t yet known for their pedestrian scale and cozy neighbourhood feel, but a new mixed-use community from Mattamy Homes, designed by BNKC, is aiming to change people’s perceptions about just that. With a thoughtfully completed master plan, and design nearing…

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BNKC Newsletter – April 2020

  In the News Walper Hotel Checks all the Boxes Architourist, Dave LeBlanc recently joined BNKC principal Elie Newman for a tour of the award-winning Walper Hotel. His article shares how this thoughful heritage renovation brought new life to a piece of Kitchener’s history. Read the full article here. Project Feature LiUNA Local 506 Training Centre…

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