About

About Republic Architecture Inc.

Republic Architecture Inc. is a firm based in Winnipeg, Manitoba that is focused on cultural, educational, and institutional projects for a variety of communities.

 

We are passionate about our work and committed to a collaborative approach to design. Driven by the journey, we utilize an explorative process that connects all the right people around the table. Our desire to produce thoughtful and sustainable projects that engage the public is at the heart of everything we do.

 

Though nestled in the center of North America, our firm has work in locations as far as the extremes of the North and we have been able to adapt to a wide range of cultural and environmental contexts. Our people will go as far as they can to deliver smart architectural solutions, even to the most remote communities, and we strive to utilize our expertise to comprehend and respond to the user’s functional needs with efficiency. Our work begins and ends with the users, and in between, their goals and aspirations take priority throughout our design process.

Philosophy

We believe that architecture will always be subject to context, and that all buildings participate in sustaining, furthering, or transforming the factors that contribute to the context they inhabit.

 

Therefore, our practice takes on the role of responding to the socio-economic, the cultural, the political, the environmental and the physical factors that inform the conditions of the craft in the solutions we produce. Our work aspires to go beyond containing the problems as projects are not just informed by the conditions – the projects are the conditions.

 

In recognizing, comprehending, and managing the factors that make a project and interacting with the people that we design for, we are able to effectively and empathically design in the best interest of those who need our services. It is our belief that through this initiative of understanding, interaction, and response, our work lives beyond the hand-off between our firm and our clients to spur positive growth and facilitate the development of the population it supports.

Culture: Republic Retreat

Every year, the entire firm travels together to a different North American city for our annual retreat. We spend around three days exploring the city we choose to visit, see iconic architectural projects, and enjoy ourselves. The last Republic Retreat was held in San Francisco, California.

 

Pictures, videos, and other information on our annual retreat will be arriving here soon.

Services

Our multidisciplinary architecture firm delivers a number of services for clients across Canada. These services include:

 

Architecture

Interior Design

Sustainability

Building Condition Assessments

Planning and Development

Feasibility Studies

Space Planning

Construction Administration

Life-Cycle Costing

Building Energy Management

Culture: Fridays @ 4

Every Friday, the members of Republic Architecture gather at four in the afternoon to listen to one of us talk about a self-chosen topic. Here, we learn about each other’s interests, what others have been working on behind the scenes, or discuss the bigger picture.

 

Watch this space for more information on Fridays @ 4.