GASTÓN CASTAÑO MAIBC ARCHITECT
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GASTÓN CASTAÑO Architect AIBC MRAIC LEED AP

ABBREVIATED EXPERIENCE

  • Principal Architect, EDGE Architecture, Victoria BC (Aug. 2011-present)
  • Intern Architect/Project Manager, Hughes Condon Marler Architects, Victoria BC (2007-2011)
  • Intermediate Architect, Terence Williams Architects / Busby Perkins + Will, Victoria BC (2006)
  • Research Fellow, McGill University School of Architecture, Montreal QC (2005-2006)
  • Graduate Architect, Nycum + Associates Ltd., Halifax NS (2004-2005)
  • Architectural drafter, Clifford Hoffman Associates, Boston MA U.S.A. (2001-2003)
  • Architecture coop student, Estudio Solano Engineering LLC, Buenos Aires Argentina (1997-2000)

RELEVANT PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • EDGE ARCHITECTURE
    • THE ARC VANCOUVER, Vancouver, BC – Subconsultant to FRANCL Architecture.
    • WEST VILLAGE DISTRICT ENERGY CENTRE, Surrey, BC – Subconsultant to FRANCL Architecture.
    • SMUS SUN STUDENT CENTRE, Victoria, BC – Subconsultant to Merrick Architecture.
    • BODWELL PRIVATE SCHOOL Phase 3, North Vancouver, BC – Subconsultant to Scott Architecture.
    • MIXED-USE BLDG Redevelopment T.I. at 2009 Fernwood Rd, Victoria, BC – Managing and architectural consultant.
    • HCW Offices Expansion T.I., Victoria, BC – Managing and architectural consultant.
    • SIEM LELUM Housing Phase 2, Victoria, BC Housing Mgmt. Agency – Subconsultant to Merrick Architecture.
    • THE CLIVE, Victoria, BC – architectural specifications for multi-unit residential tenancies – Subconsultant to Cascadia Architects.
    • OLRT TUNNEY’S PASTURE STATION – Public Artwork Integration Project, Ottawa, ON – Spec consultant.
    • OLRT LYON STATION – Public Artwork Integration Project, Ottawa, ON – Spec consultant.
    • PANORAMA REC CENTRE Ice Room Plant upgrades, North Saanich, BC – Managing and architectural consultant to CRD.
    • STARLINE Warehouse and Offices, Langford – Subconsultant to VDA Architecture.
    • SIZZLING TANDOOR Restaurant T.I. at WestShore Mall, Langford, BC – Managing and architectural consultant.
    • SINGING BOWL GRANOLA Commercial Kitchen Tenant Improvement, Victoria, BC – Managing and architectural consultant.
    • BEIJING BISTRO Chinese Restaurant T.I. at 769 Fort Street, Victoria, BC – Managing and architectural consultant.
    • DEVELOPMENT & ASSET STRATEGIES OFFICE, Vancouver Island – Consultant Inspector to BC HOUSING Mgmt. Agency.
    • BOARD OF TRADE BLDG suites 303/305-31 Bastion Square Office Tenant Improvements, Victoria, BC – Managing and architectural consultant.
    • BOARD OF TRADE BLDG Suite 302 expansion Tenant Improvements, Victoria, BC – Managing and architectural consultant.
    • EAGLE’S NEST Family Shelter, Stoney Nation, Morley AB -Subconsultant to Williams Engineering Canada.
    • UVic BIOSAFETY LAB UPGRADES, Victoria BC – Subconsultant to Cascadia Architects.
    • CORDOVA BAY PHYSIO – architectural specifications for commercial tenancies – Subconsultant to Cascadia Architects.
    • BC HYDRO Row Housing Replacement Project – architectural specifications for multi-unit residential bldg. – Subconsultant to Omicron.
    • DOH NEW EAST FIREHALL – architectural specifications for Institutional bldg. – Subconsultant to Stantec Architecture Ltd.
    • MUTSUKI-AN Japanese Restaurant T.I. at Cadboro Bay Village, Saanich, BC – Managing and architectural consultant.
    • UBC WESBROOK COMMUNITY CENTRE – architectural specifications for LEED-NC Institutional bldg. – Subconsultant to FRANCL Architecture
    • DOH NEW COMMUNITY HALL – architectural specifications for Institutional bldg. – Subconsultant to Stantec Architecture Ltd.
    • BLJC-WSI JUSTICE ACCESS CENTRE – architectural specifications for Tenant Improvements – Subconsultant to Stantec Architecture Ltd.
    • WOODLAND HTS. Multi-family Development – architectural specifications for construction of multi-structure residential complex – Subconsultant to Merrick Architecture.
    • THE HUDSON MEWS Residential Tenancies Tower – architectural specifications for construction of mixed-use project – Subconsultant to Merrick Architecture.
    • THE HUDSON BAY SITE Main Floor Commercial Tenancies – architectural specifications for Tenant Improvements – Subconsultant to Merrick Architecture.
    • HOMEOWNER PROTECTION OFFICE(HPO) Home Adaptations for Independence (HAFI) Program, prepared building condition reports to confirm scope of work and cost estimates submitted by funding applicants – Consultant to BC HOUSING.
    • PHSA BC Children’s & Women’s Hospital Redevelopment Project (Phase 2) outline specifications for BCCW Acute Care Centre indicative design costing – Subconsultant to HCMA.
  • HUGHES CONDON MARLER ARCHITECTS
    • VIHA Nanaimo Regional General Hospital site for UBC Island Medical Program construction documents, and contract administration, Nanaimo, BC
    • VIHA NRGH site for UBC Island Medical Program furniture procurement specifications and tender results review, Nanaimo, BC.
    • Duchess Park Secondary School construction specifications, Prince George, BC (LEED-NC Gold)
    • VIHA Victoria General Hospital Cast Clinic renovation construction documents and tender results review, Victoria, BC
    • Dockside Green CI-2 commercial office building construction specifications, Victoria, BC (LEED-CI Platinum target)
    • VIHA Victoria General Hospital Maternity post-partum renovation construction documents and contract administration, Victoria, BC
    • VIHA Victoria General Hospital HANU neuroscience unit construction documents and contract administration, Victoria, BC
    • Gordon Head Rec Centre renovation construction specifications, Saanich, BC
    • Cedar Hill Rec Centre Arts Wing addition construction specifications, Saanich, BC
    • University of Victoria CSR bookstore preliminary (draft) specifications, Saanich, BC
    • UBC School of Medicine expansion at St. Paul’s Hospital design development drawings and construction specifications, Vancouver, BC
    • Fraser Health Peace Arch Hospital Maternity renovation construction specifications, White Rock, BC (LEED-CI Silver target)
    • VIHA Nanaimo Regional General Hospital master plan site analysis report and drawings,
      Nanaimo, BC
    • PHSA BC Children’s & Women’s Hospital 30-year master plan programming and parking study drawings in Vancouver, BC
  • TERENCE WILLIAMS ARCHITECTS / BUSBY PERKINS AND WILL
    • Dockside Green R2 multi-family residential buildings construction drawings, Victoria, BC
    • Dockside Green R1 multi-family residential buildings shop drawing review, Victoria, BC
  • MCGILL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
    • Research Fellow on health care design methodology and guidelines for large patients’ private rooms in North American and European hospitals. Research report “Bariatrics: Design for Patients with Severe Obesity in Canada’s Hospitals.”
  • NYCUM + ASSOCIATES LTD.
    • YHZ Halifax Intl Transborder Terminal shop drawing review, Enfield, NS
    • YHZ Air Canada Ramp Service Centre – Gate 20 construction contract administration, Enfield, NS
  • CLIFFORD HOFFMAN ASSOCIATES
    • Sepracor’s Solomon Pond Center record drawings, Marlborough, MA
    • Wellesley College Science Building interior space planning drawings, Wellesley, MA
    • Biogen 3 Warehouse & Research Facility architectural renderings, Cambridge, MA
  • ESTUDIO SOLANO ENGINEERING LLC
    • Repsol YPF, Shell, Andina and Chaco site surveys, record drawings and fire protection drawings for multiple building types throughout Argentina, Bolivia & Peru.