Values influence design. We question the status quo to seek meaningful design solutions and nurture ideation from research to design to construction implementation. As architects, we believe in our ability and duty to contribute to a sustainable future for all who share our little planet.
grow With Us
Our talented team brings depth to our studio’s design culture. We are proud of the collective diversity that spans 36 countries and 7 Canadian Provinces in our 80+ person studio. Resolved to remain mid-sized, we are blessed with the ability to selectively choose projects and have a solid pipeline of work into the future. As a living lab we are focused on continuous innovation: deploying emerging technologies in the areas of simulation, BIM, parametric modelling, 3D fabrication, virtual reality and visualization.
We have a responsibility to develop and nourish our people. We invest time and resources toward professional development, weekly lunch and learns, our Apprentice Program, leadership coaching and career pathing. We financially support our interns and provide mentorship to meet internship requirements. Our commitment to growing our people has been recognized in 2020 as one of Canada’s Top 100 Small and Medium Employers, and one of Canada’s Best Employers for Recent Graduates for two years running (click here to view our profile). Investing in our talent is mutually beneficial.
Engage With Us
We believe that supporting our team with education and engagement opportunities are key in ensuring a new generation of thought leaders who participate in greater civic engagement. Our contributions to architectural education include: lectures, and sharing our ideas in interviews, publications, books and exhibitions. We participate in various professional, cultural and social platforms that encourage intercultural vibrancy, inclusivity and awareness of issues affecting our cities.
We are humbled to be recognized for our contributions by those who share in our desire to better the communities we live in. We actively seek out artistic experiences that translate meaning, transcribe our society’s collective memory and act as vehicles for social change. Our goal is to aid in the creation of a more inclusive city.
Our social sustainability roots date back 40 years. As activist Architects, the ambition of our work is to create culturally rich and inclusive communities. We participate in cross-sector partnerships that enable social and affordable housing, space for artists, and innovative centres for the most vulnerable members of our society.
Beyond the built form, we aspire to be catalysts for social change through active participation in causes that align with our values in the communities we serve. We contribute to organizations that champion the arts, health, human rights, education, youth, the environment, and we have a longstanding commitment to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (the poorest zip code in Canada). Through our HPA Impact Committee we individually and collectively focus on areas that we are most passionate about; we even have a budget to support personal causes over and above our studio’s planned philanthropic activity.
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play With Us
We believe that people who have fun together, work better together. We take time to celebrate and enjoy each other’s company. Inherently social, we gather regularly for Friday drinks, bi-weekly funded ski trips, bi-weekly studio lunches and birthday celebrations. Did we forget to mention that we host the best parties?
At Henriquez, we are committed to our people. We provide each of our team members with a competitive compensation package, meaningful benefits and thoughtful perks that promote professional growth, wellness and community. Our comprehensive package includes:
- Deferred Profit-Sharing Plan
- Banked Time / Pay in Lieu
- Extended Health & Dental Insurance
- AD&D Life & Travel Insurance
- Lifeworks Employee Assistance Plan
- Paid Sick Time
- Maternity Leave Top Up
- Internship Support
- Weekly Lunch & Learns
- Apprentice Programs
- Leadership Coaching
- Paid PD Opportunities
- BIM Training
- Annual Reviews
- Social Fridays
- Bi-weekly Lunches Together
- Monthly Birthday Celebrations
- Winter Skiing
- Summer Softball Team
- SPUD Weekly Food Delivery
- Annual Holiday Party
- Participation in Industry Events
- Sustainability Committee
- HPA Impact Committee
- DTES Weekly Lunch Program
- Personal Donations Budget
- Free Tickets to Cultural Events
- On-going Volunteer Opportunities
- LEED Platinum Building
- Open Concept Studio
- Espresso/Cappuccino Bar
- Communal Kitchen & Lounge
- Discounted On-site Fitness Facility
- Bicycle Room & End-Trip Facilities
- Near Transportation & Amenities