Project Specs

Canada Line
British Columbia, Canada
Busby Perkins + Will, Hotson Bakker Boniface Haden (HBBH), Hywel Jones Architect, Kasian Architecture, Stantec, VIA Architecture, and Walter Francl Architect

the People

Owner: Public Private Partnership Project. Funded by the Government of Canada, Province of British Columbia, Vancouver Airport Authority, the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (Translink – formerly named Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority) and City of Vancouver.

Participating Agency:  City of Richmond

“Design, Build, partially Finance, Operate and Maintain” project. –

The Concessionaire for the Project is InTransitBC, a joint venture company owned by SNC Lavalin, the Investment Management Company of BC (IMBC) and the Caisse De Depot et Placements de Quebec.

The engineering, procurement and construction element of the project was performed by SNC Lavalin.  The Operations and Maintenance of the Project is being performed by Protrans a subsidiary of SNC Lavalin, Operations and Maintentance.

for SNC-Lavalin

Project Management firm:
SNC Lavalin
1800 - 1075 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC  V6E 3C9 Canada
T 604 662 3555, F 604 662 7688

VIA Architecture – Waterfront, Vancouver City Centre, Yaletown - Roundhouse, Marine Drive and Bridgeport Stations. Architects - Alan Hart, Graham McGarva, Dale Rickard
Stantec Architecture Ltd. – Olympic Village and Broadway City Hall. Architects Allan Hartley, David Harding
Hotson Bakker Boniface Haden Architects + Urbanistes,  - King Edward, Oakridge – 41st Ave and Langara - 49th Ave stations. Architects Norm Hotson, Vance Harris
Busy Perkins + Will – Aberdeen, Lansdowne and Richmond Brighouse stations. Architects Martin Nielsen, Eric Stedman
Walter Francl Architect Inc., - Templeton and Sea Island Centre Stations. Architects Walter Francl, Brendan Avery
Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Ltd., - YVR - Airport Station. Architects Michael McDonald, Vaughn Hoy, Guy Taylor, David Tseng
Hywel Jones Architect Limited – Waterfront North Entrance and Connector (part of the Waterfront station complex). Architects Hywell Jones, Jesenka Petek-Ficko

Personnel in SNC, P roject manager's firm who should receive special credit:

Chris McCarthy P Eng – Director of Fixed Facilities overseeing design of all Canada Line stations
Allen Parker – Architectural Design Manager for Stations
Carlos Castellon MAIBC – Integration Design Manager for stations
Edward LeFlufy MAIBC – Client’s representative (CLCO) for stations

Architectural Design manager for stations: Allen Parker -Allen Parker Consulting, Inc.

Engineer(s): There were 30 engineering firms working on the project.
Electrical Engineers: Genivar, Stantec, MCW Consultants Ltd

Structural Engineers: RJC, Glottman + Simpson, Fast + Epp, Genivar, SNC Lavalin Inc, Sandwell Engineering.

Mechanical: SNC Lavalin Inc., MCW, Stantec and Systems Design – SNC Lavalin Inc.

Total Lighting Solutions Inc, One West Seventh Ave
Vancouver, BC  V5Y 1L4 Canada
T 604 872 7552, F 604 874 0557

Douglas A. Salin, Photographer
647 Joost Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94127
T 415-513-5288
"Tafyrn & Seamora"


the Products

Ambient lighting: Zumtobel, Se’lux, Peerless, Delray, Insight

Downlights: Gotham, Accuity, Delray, Sistemalux

Platform Edge lighting: Peerless, Acuity Brands

Accent: Hydre, B-K