GBL Architects Inc., established in 1982, is a cohesive and modern Vancouver-based company of 70 architects, project managers, and technicians providing a full range of architectural services to the private and public sectors. GBL Architects Inc. began by focusing on the social housing for the government of British Columbia, however as the business grew, new opportunities arose, allowing it to branch out into other fields and take on interesting new challenges. GBL has evolved from a small to a medium-sized architectural firm to one of Vancouver’s largest independent companies. GBL Architects Inc. is built on a unique combination of beautifully created sculptural craftsmanship and economical architectural design approaches. The firm’s reputation has been built on high-quality design, meticulous project management, technical expertise, fiscal prudence, and acute administrative capabilities. GBL is a member of the Canada Green Building Council and the Cascadia Region Green Building Council, and it performs green design on a regular basis under the LEED Canada Program.
Furthermore, the company takes pleasure in providing solutions that match budgets, fulfill customer requirements, are time-sensitive, and are well-liked by both users and the general public. They began by providing unique housing projects and has subsequently extended into other design and construction fields such as hotels, historic restorations, commercial complexes, corporate workspaces, subdivision planning, and governmental commissions. The firm’s work is vast throughout British Columbia, and it has received several design awards from the Urban Development Institute, Georgie Awards, and the City of Vancouver.