Kwantlen Polytechnic University has formally opened the Wilson School of Design, a new $36M building that includes innovative teaching spaces, a testing centre, and gallery space. The facility is named for Lululemon founder Chip Wilson and his wife Shannon, who contributed $8M to the project. “Design careers are vital for a 21st-century diversified economy,” said BC Minister of Advanced Education, Skills, and Training Melanie Mark. “Cultivating design talent here in British Columbia will support the apparel sector, which is poised for strong growth. The programs in the new building will create exciting choices for students, as well as support for local design industries.”

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