What About Colour?
What about colour in architecture? Look around, and the long history of muted colours in Canadian architecture becomes apparent. This means that, collectively and individually, we have accepted such buildings as the norm, while, over the decades, we have experimented with interior colours. There is sound logic why this has unfolded in this way, but … ContinuedRead More
CIVIL ENGINEERING DESIGNER
Quartek Group Inc. is seeking a well organized and self-motivated CIVIL ENGINEERING DESIGNER to join our growing team in St. Catharines, Ontario. Quartek is a vibrant and growing business delivering engineering, architectural and planning solutions on a variety of residential, commercial, institutional and industrial projects in both the public and private sectors. If you are the … ContinuedRead More
Quartek is seeking an experienced Civil/Municipal Engineer to develop infrastructure solutions and manage projects. Quartek Group is a design collaborative composing exceptional solutions through the integration of Engineering, Architectural, and Planning services. In this role you will be working closely with engineers, planners, architects and technologists on various projects as part of our civil engineering team. At … ContinuedRead More
SUSTAINABILITY – Part 2: SOME BASICS ABOUT BUILDINGS
This is Part Two of a series of articles on Sustainability that will consider how a prudent decision-maker working in the built environment might improve his/her insights and capabilities. They will appear periodically on Quartek’s website and will contain both reflections, and guides to the use of basic analytical tools. Decision-making is a key factor … ContinuedRead More
EMBODIED CARBON CONSIDERED
This is one of a series of articles exploring and explaining issues in creating and managing successful and sustainable buildings. The Quartek Group keeps informed on such matters to assist clients in their various initiatives. Embodied carbon is a concept that has emerged over the past couple of decades. “Embodied carbon is, to some extent, … ContinuedRead More
SUSTAINABILITY – Part 1: THE QUEST
This is Part One of a series of articles on Sustainability that will consider how a prudent decision-maker working in the built environment might improve his/her insights and capabilities. They will appear periodically on Quartek’s website and will contain both reflections and guides to the use of basic analytical tools. While perhaps the dominant theme … ContinuedRead More
It is with best wishes (and some reluctance😉) from the ownership, directors and all staff at Quartek, that we announce that Norman Ocampo, Director of Architecture, is retired from full-time practice. His distinguished career has included almost 21 years here at Quartek as designer, project architect, project manager, shareholder, mentor and leader. Norm has consistently … ContinuedRead More
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