Fast + Epp

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Fast + Epp
IndustryDesign, Engineering, Consulting
FoundersPaul Fast, Gerald Epp
Key people
Paul Fast

Fast + Epp is a 50-person strong structural engineering firm that was established in Vancouver, BC in 1985. The head office in Vancouver is supported by branch offices in Edmonton, New York and Seattle as well as Frankfurt, Germany. The firm is particularly known for structural engineering with timber.


The firm has been involved with an extensive variety of public and private projects, which include residential, commercial, institutional, and transit. It has been involved in several projects including the Richmond Olympic Oval, and the Arena Stage.[1][2]

The firm has received several awards for its projects, the most prestigious of which is the 2016 Institution of Structural Engineers Structural Awards Supreme Award for the Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre.[3][4] Awards have also been won for the VanDusen Botanical Gardens visitor center roof.


  1. ^ STRUCTUREmag - Structural Engineering Magazine, Tradeshow: Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater Archived November 30, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Fast + Epp | Vancouver's Fast + Epp scores big wins at three major global engineering awards
  3. ^ IStructE. "IStructE Supreme Award Winners". UK. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  4. ^ Testado, Justine (11 November 2016). "2016 Structural Awards winners announced, Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre wins Supreme Excellence". Bustler. Canada. Retrieved 1 January 2017.