Founded as the Vancouver School of Art in 1925, Emily Carr is the only specialized post-secondary institution in British Columbia offering programs in Fine Arts, Media Arts and Design exclusively. Having long outgrown its current Granville Island Campus, the new 286,000 square feet Great Northern Way Campus is located at Great Northern Way and East 1st Avenue in Vancouver. The site of the new Emily Carr Facility comprises of 3.4 acres west of the new Centre for Digital Media. The new building, designed to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold standards, was delivered as a Public Private Partnership (P3) through Partnerships BC.
Houle performed the electrical and structured cabling for the new campus.