Winnipeg’s ‘North End’ is often a difficult neighbourhood to live in. The high incidents of crime and gang violence, poverty, drug usage and deteriorated housing victimize good people every day. And for countless many, there appears to be no hope in sight. But there is a place... The North End Family Centre exists to be a place that provides refuge, friendships, and resources to help people successfully move forward, so they themselves can improve the health of the community.
Form, function and modern design have come together on the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua, only 10 KM north of the Costa Rican border in a region known as Playa Coco. With construction recently completed, the owners now occupy their modern and extremely functional five bedroom, 2800 ft. sq beach house. With as much deck space as living space and a two storey sliding glass wall, gw architecture inc. has made the most of the beach experience for a Canadian couple now residing (par
We are pleased to announce that construction is now well underway on a 2,800 square foot, two storey beach-front home at Coco Beach near Ostional, Nicaragua (on the border of Nicaragua and Costa Rica). Understanding tropical living in a foreign country was key to the successful design of this home. A North American approach would have limited the contractor’s ability to use locally sourced materials and labour considerably. Fortunately, our very own Brian Wall (CT Arch) is in
We are very pleased to announce that gw architecture inc. was honoured with the 2014 Special President's Award for the Preservation of a Neighbourhood Landmark! Along with the Stonebridge Development Group we worked hard to turn the First Church of Christ, Scientist into a profitable 46 unit multi-family dwelling and it was great to be recognized by Heritage Winnipeg. Principal architect, Giovanni Geremia was unable to attend the award ceremony but this is his fifth award fro
We are proud to announce that one of our projects was recently featured in UPWORD, the official publicaion of the Winnipeg Construction Association. The article focuses on the design challenges associated with the transformation of the hisotoric Church of Christ, Scientist into a modern living space located in the heart of Winnipeg's Osborne Villiage. Our very own Giovanni Geremia (Architect) and Brian Wall CT(Arch) were interviewed for the article written by Lexie Kardal. Th