Posts tagged with ‘Design’

  • Winter Interiors: How to beat fluctuating temperatures

    By Aydan Aslan on November 12, 2014
    Autumn in Calgary this year has been spectacular – sunny, warm days illuminating the changing colours of the city’s trees and shrubs. However, as lucky as we have been, Calgarians know what lies in the days ahead: cold winds, piles of snow and sloppy chinooks. For building owners winter means salt, sand and wet boots in their buildings. When it […]
  • Learning About Transit from Cities that Work

    By Aydan Aslan on November 10, 2014
    By William G. R. Partridge, CAE (Note: The opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or position of BOMA Calgary.) I recently had the pleasure to visit Washington DC, the capitol of the United States. It is more configured like “Fortress Washington”. The security measures in place around the White House, […]
  • Floor Care for Winter Conditions

    By Aydan Aslan on November 4, 2014
    The leaves and the temperature are beginning to fall, a sure sign that Calgary’s winter is soon to arrive. Calgary’s winter climate, which swings from bitter cold, to blowing snow, to Chinook warmth creates a challenging environment in which to maintain snow and ice at your property. Failure to properly address these challenging conditions may result in otherwise preventable slip […]
  • Denmark Should Not Guide Calgary’s Transportation Policy

    By Bill Partridge on August 12, 2014
    (Note: The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or the positions of BOMA Calgary.) So, the Scandinavian visitors [http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/08/04/danish-tourists-canada-car-culture_n_5649374.html] are perplexed by Canadians’ apparent car-dependency which was the subject of a recent article in the Calgary Herald [http://blogs.calgaryherald.com/2014/08/07/are-there-too-many-parking-lots-in-downtown-calgary/] . Let’s give the matter perspective:   Canada Denmark Calgary Copenhagen Population 35,000,000 […]
  • Could Calgary Become Like Detroit?

    By Bill Partridge on July 29, 2014
    By William Partridge (with Lloyd Suchet) (Note: The opinions stated in this blog are solely my own. These opinions do not necessarily represent the views or the position of BOMA Calgary.)   There is no question the growth of Calgary’s population has been very significant. When I arrived in this magnificent city the demographic clock had just ticked over the […]
  • Hands-on Urbanism: How to Make a Difference

    By Aydan Aslan on June 12, 2014
    BOMA member Hines Canada on behalf of Encana Corporation is pleased to announce a partnership between 150-9 Avenue SW and d.talks  – a Calgary-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering conversation about design and the built environment – to host a public exhibition entitled Hands-on Urbanism: How to Make a Difference that looks at the history of urban gardening in Calgary […]
  • Creating AA Space in a B Building

    By Aydan Aslan on June 9, 2014
    On May 28th, the BOMA Calgary Breakfast Series continued with a presentation by Patricia Evans, Principal of Sizeland Evans Interior Design Inc. Hosted by BOMA, with venue provided by Hines Canada, Patricia presented “Creating AA Space in a B Building” to a group of BOMA members. Patricia presented the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and the threats faced by owners and operators […]