New Emily Carr University set to open doors in Fall 2017

The new year brings a major new chapter in the life of one of Canada’s most renowned art and design universities: the spectacular new campus of Canada’s prestigious Emily Carr University of Art + Design is set to open in September 2017. Designed by Canadian architects Diamond Schmitt, the purpose-built facility is 285-thousand square feet of state-of-the-art learning spaces. University president Ron Burnett says it will be “a centre for 21st Century learning in art, design, media, and applied research.” The four-storey campus features a white Kalzip exterior, set against the inspiring backdrop of Vancouver’s skyline and mountains. Vancouver artist and Emily Carr University professor Landon Mackenzie, in collaboration with noted painter and colleague Ben Reeves, conceived the colour selections highlighting the exterior of the new building. The two artists created a palette

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