First Peoples’ Gathering House

Client: Simon Fraser University (SFU)
Location: Burnaby, BC
Delivery Method: Construction Management
Size: 14,000 sq. ft.
Completion: 2024
Project Highlights
  • A large ceremonial hall for hosting special events of up to 300 attendees
  • Cultural hub for the use and education of all SFU community members and visitors
  • Construction is on an active campus in a prominent location

The SFU First Peoples' Gathering House (FPGH) on the SFU Burnaby Campus will be a gathering place where First Peoples students, staff and faculty can come together to practice, learn and share in their cultural traditions.

Anchored by a Great Hall, the FPGH will be a place where cultural events, celebrations and workshops can be held for the First Peoples and campus-wide community.

The new space will also include a dressing room, an Elders room, a classroom, a wellness room, and a multi-generational Indigenous peoples’ lounge as well as a food service kitchen.

*Renderings by Urban Arts.

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