New BC Place Stadium Roof, Vancouver
Underhill was contracted to provide survey services for the erection of the new cable-stayed roof for BC Place stadium in Vancouver.
Completed in the fall of 2011, the new BC Place roof is the largest cable-supported retractable roof in the world. The roof is supported by 36 masts, each fourteen stories high, and w...
Vancouver–Whistler 2010 Winter Olympics
Underhill worked on a number of projects related to the 2010 Vancouver–Whistler Winter Olympic games. In addition to the projects below, we were also extensively involved in the Olympic Village site, now known as The Village on False Creek.
Underhill was featured in an article by the BC Government's 2010 Comm...
Canada Line Rapid Transit, Richmond–Airport–Vancouver
Underhill was contracted to perform a number of surveys related to the construction of the Canada Line (formerly RAV line) which runs from downtown Vancouver to Richmond and to Vancouver International Airport. Clients included Canada Line Rapid Transit Inc., SNC Lavalin, SNC/SELI Joint Venture and PNR Contractors.
Science World, Vancouver
Science World was originally constructed for Vancouver's World Expo '86. Currently, the structure is undergoing major renovations. As a part of this renovation, the facility is being seismically upgraded. The building is built on steel piles over False Creek. The upgrade involves drilling injection grout colu...
Vancouver General Hospital
This project encompasses about eleven square blocks of Vancouver. The entire site will be redeveloped over ten years with approximately ten new major buildings. Underhill has been contracted to provide consulting survey services by Vancouver Coastal Health, as well as a number of their contractors.
This survey proj...
Chevron Oil Refinery, Burnaby
Underhill has provided consulting survey services to Chevron (and their contractors) at their Burnaby Refinery since 1996. Numerous control, as-built, and layout surveys have been undertaken to support the expansion and upgrading of the facility.
Detailed three dimensional laser scans are now the principle method of ...
King Edward Village, Vancouver
King Edward Village is a commercial and residential condominium development at Kingsway and Knight, in Vancouver, built by the Aquilini Group's Tri-Power Developments. It has raised the bar for quality and style for condominiums outside of the downtown core. This project was started in 2003 and finished in 2008.
CBC Building Redevelopment, Vancouver
During the planning stages of CBC's building redevelopment project, Underhill was asked to provide legal (air space) and topographic surveys. We also conducted detailed as-built surveys of both the interior and exterior of the existing building for HBBH Architects during the design phase. During the construction phas...
Seymour–Capilano Twin Water Tunnel, North Vancouver
Underhill contributed a number of survey services in the construction of twin 7.4km water tunnels connecting Capilano Reservoir and the Seymour filtration plant, north of Vancouver. Initially, Billfinger Berger Canada contracted Underhill to provide a check survey of the GVRD's GPS control network. Further services in...
Village on False Creek, Vancouver
The City of Vancouver contracted Underhill as the consulting surveyors for the Village on False Creek—formerly known as the Olympic Village (for the Vancouver 2010 winter games athletes). Throughout the project, Underhill provided services to Bel Contracting, Acorn Manufacturing, Stantec Consulting Ltd., and Mil...