SALA Projects 2014

The UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) will be showcasing an exhibition of student work from May 17 – 30, 2014.  An opening reception will take place on Friday, May 16, 2014 from 7-9 pm.  The exhibition is located at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Plaza Pavilion (650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC  V6B 2P1).  The exhibition is open daily from 12 – 7 pm  and is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact 604-827-7252 or email or visit



In Passing: Egil Oddbjorn Lyngen

Egil Oddbjorn Lyngen passed away on April 7, 2014, a year after being diagnosed with ALS. Egil was born in V. Toten, Norway on October 8, 1946 and immigrated to Canada in 1955.  After finishing high school in Enderby, he studied and graduated from UBC in 1975.  He was devoted to his family and uplifted others with his sense of Norwegian humour and inspired others with his goodness and kind heart.  Egil was an accomplished architect and a member of the AIBC for 36 years.  He volunteered at the Norwegian House Society and the 2010 Winter Olympics.  He was a member of the Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons and enjoyed sport fishing in Campbell River with his brother Arve.

A funeral mass for Egil was held on April 23, 2014.  Egil’s family has requested that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the ALS Society in Egil’s name.

New Registered Educational Provider: Gunn Consultants Inc.

Gunn Consultants Inc. offers the services of professional engineers, elevator mechanics and elevator adjusters. Since its inception, the company has been involved in more than 3,000 projects of varying scope and size. Project types that the company consults on include new construction, equipment modernization, traffic studies and project management. To view a list of all AIBC Registered Educational Providers, click here.