We are an architecture and design research studio based in Vancouver, Canada. The practice was founded in 2008 by Gary Wang. We deliver a wide variety of project types, ranging in scale from art installations, to custom homes and urban buildings. Over the years, the office has been recognized with numerous awards for excellence in design. A collection of our architectural research, Material Operations, is now available.
Gary Wang founded Garic Architects in 2008. He is licensed in a number of jurisdictions in both Canada, United States, Europe and Asia.
He holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of British Columbia. He is a Fellow of the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada, an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and the Royal Institute of British Architects, a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Art, a recipient of the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada’s Gold Medal, a Member of the Order of Canada, a member of Architects Regional Council of Asia and a member of Architects Council of Europe.
Gary Wang has been awarded the Designer of the Year 2013 – the highest award conferred by the State to a design professional. His work abroad has been awarded prizes in a number of architectural competitions.
He has been awarded a GOLD MEDAL in the ARCASIA (Architects Regional Council of Asia) Architecture Awards.