Emily Carr University of Art + Design

The design of the new campus for the Emily Carr University of Art + Design was unveiled in April 2017. Now it’s completed, and occupied. There’s a single building at the end of 1st Avenue, parallel with Great Northern Way. The render of the project suggested that it would be a predominantly off-white building, but fortunately in reality there are some splashes of colour to liven things up, and the glazing pattern was made more interesting.

emily render

Budgeted at $134 million the design is by Diamond Schmitt Architects from Toronto (working with Vancouver-based Chernoff Thompson Architects).

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One Response to Emily Carr University of Art + Design

  1. K.G. says:

    Is this the look or the feel of a new building for a cutting edge Arts and Design University in Canada or a bland office building with a bit of detail frosting on the side? Lets hope there is some experiential nuances inside.

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