A sculptural and silverly big facility. Kathleen Andrews Transit Garage by gh3*

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Design team
Pat Hanson FRAIC, Raymond Chow RAIC, Louis Clavin, Byron White, Elise Shelley, Joel Di Giacomo, Jeffrey Deng, Bernard Jin.
Artist.- Thorsten Goldberg.
Structural engineer.- Morrison Hershfield.
Mechanical engineer.- Morrison Hershfield.
Electrical engineer.- Morrison Hershfield.
Civil engineer.- Morrison Hershfield.
LEED engineer.- Morrison Hershfield.
Heritage consultant.- David Murray.
Contractor.- Graham Construction.
Landscape architect.- GH3.
Interiors.- GH3.
Main Contractor
Graham Construction.
50,000 m².
Omega Fence Systems, Sobotec, Canem Systems LTD, Collins Industries, Flynn, Gabion Wall Systems, Milltech Group, Softline Solutions.

Pat Hanson, Raymond Chow. gh3*

gh3* is an award-winning Canadian design practice. The architecture firm is led by Pat Hanson and Raymond Chow. gh3* has completed projects at every scale, from small park pavilions and private houses to large civic and transit infrastructure, most recently Canada's first natural swimming pool for the City of Edmonton.

gh3*’s work has been published widely and has received numerous awards. Notable project awards include Governor General medals for the Borden Park Natural Swimming Pool, the Borden Park Pavilion, Real Time Control Building #3 and the Photographers Studio over a Boathouse. gh3* was named one of the World’s Twenty Most Innovative Companies in 2020 by Fast Company for their projects related to urban water.

Pat Hanson (Principal BFA MArch OAA AAA FRAIC) is a founding partner of gh3*. Under her leadership, the firm has established a reputation for design integrity across a range of building typologies and through all scales of practice.  Exemplary projects include the internationally-recognized June Callwood Park in Toronto, the Trinity College Quadrangle at the University of Toronto, and the Governor General's Medal-awarded projects Borden Park Pavilion in Edmonton and the Boathouse Studio on Stony Lake, Ontario.

For over 30 years, she has led clients and interdisciplinary design teams. She currently serves on the Toronto Waterfront Design Review Panel and is a senior advisor for Building Equality in Architecture Toronto (BEAT), which supports diversity and women in the design fields. She has lectured on the work of gh3* in Europe and North America and has taught at the University of Toronto and the University of Waterloo. In 2016, Pat was recognized by the international arcVision Prize for Women and Architecture.

Raymond Chow (Principal OAA RAIC MArch BArch) He has worked across multiple jurisdictions and through scales of practice that range from small renovations to large multi-stakeholder institutional projects.

Raymond joined gh3* in 2006 and became principal in 2015. He became an associate of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects in 2013 and is currently working toward full registration as a landscape architect. A strong advocate for BIM and for design practice connected to industry, Raymond oversees gh3*’s digital modelling processes, rendering, and all other technical interfaces. He is currently the project architect for the Natural Swimming Pool in Edmonton, the Storm Water Control Facility at Toronto’s waterfront, as well as several large-scale residential projects.



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