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Massive Plaza of Nations redevelopment and new Canucks practice rink approved

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 13, 2018 8,935
The green roofs at this new entertainment district will be accessible to the public!
Architecture & Design

5 towers with 1,400 homes proposed to replace Best Western near Lougheed Station

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 12, 2018 2,623
The towers will reach up to 44 storeys in height.
Architecture & Design

$490-million expansion of East Vancouver community and recreational hub approved

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 12, 2018 3,588
The 18-acre Britannia school and community hub is getting a new pool, ice rink, and rooftop field.
Architecture & Design

City Council agrees to prioritize new East Vancouver Greenway bike path

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 12, 2018 794
The City says the Eastside neighbourhood is in need of more public spaces.
Architecture & Design

Abbotsford is getting a new $150-million courthouse building

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 12, 2018 990
The existing facility is overcrowded and infested with vermin.
Architecture & Design

New bold design for Empire Granville 7 theatres redevelopment in downtown Vancouver

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 11, 2018 2,492
This looks like a UNIQLO store, but is it really?
Architecture & Design

Vancouver approves Arbutus Greenway design that fully extends to False Creek and Fraser River

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 11, 2018 2,446
The first phase to be completed by 2022 will include an observation deck.
Architecture & Design

BC Place installs new safety railings on waist-high concrete ledges

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 11, 2018 3,093
This is in response to the 3 dogs that jumped to their deaths.
Architecture & Design

Third tower proposed for Burrard Place in downtown Vancouver

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 11, 2018 1,494
This is the next phase of the Jim Pattison Group's Burrard Place.
Architecture & Design

50-storey tower proposed next to Burquitlam Station in Coquitlam

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 11, 2018 1,948
This redevelopment is literally called 'Highpoint.'
Architecture & Design

New 29-storey hotel and condo tower approved for Robson Street near BC Place

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 10, 2018 2,623
The site is located directly across from Terry Fox Plaza.
Architecture & Design

430-ft-tall tower designed by world-renowned firm proposed for Metrotown area

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 10, 2018 6,657
The firm is also responsible for the design of the world's new second tallest tower.
Architecture & Design

City Council approves ban on 'tall' and 'wide' buildings in Vancouver's Chinatown district

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 10, 2018 829
Buildings won't be any taller than 8 floors due to opposition from anti-development activists.
Architecture & Design

This office tower concept for downtown Vancouver was never built

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 10, 2018 1,850
Two super-green office towers on the now-designated site of the new Vancouver Art Gallery.
Architecture & Design

Park Board approves iconic design for 9-acre rooftop park at Oakridge Centre

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 10, 2018 2,849
This park is a game changer for public space design.
Architecture & Design

New container-inspired building with 350 homes opens in Vancouver (PHOTOS)

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 06, 2018 11,136
It's the Downtown Eastside's largest redevelopment since Woodwards.
Architecture & Design

Major condo and office redevelopment with 'slanted' floors proposed for Richmond

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 06, 2018 4,088
Four towers are proposed in this redevelopment across from Lansdowne Station.
Architecture & Design

Whistler’s brand new 427-ft-long mountaintop suspension bridge is now open (PHOTOS)

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 05, 2018 42,485
It's literally atop the mountain - elevation 7,200 ft above sea level.
Architecture & Design

New bowling alley with 600-seat bar and restaurant proposed for Whistler Village

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 04, 2018 1,967
It will take over the former space of AlpenRock House!
Architecture & Design

Granville Island eatery built from shipping containers nears opening (PHOTOS)

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The highly-anticipated Popina Canteen will also have a False Creek patio!
Architecture & Design

Flagship Starbucks designed by Japanese architect opens in Vancouver (PHOTOS)

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 29, 2018 23,490
This is no ordinary Starbucks interior design.
Architecture & Design

Massive parklet coming to Davie Street in Vancouver's West End (PHOTOS)

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 29, 2018 3,807
It's a giant curbside patio for Stepho’s, Los Amigos Taqueria, and Pumpjack.
Architecture & Design

Stunning new 27-acre lagoon public park in Port Coquitlam is an 'urban oasis' (PHOTOS)

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 29, 2018 8,554
There's also a memorial for the victims of serial killer Robert Pickton.
Architecture & Design

Vancouver House construction has topped out at its ultimate height of 497 ft (PHOTOS)

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 28, 2018 15,787
It's Vancouver's most architecturally unique tower yet.
Architecture & Design

300-ft-tall, quartz-shaped white tower proposed for downtown Vancouver

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 27, 2018 1,873
This geometric form has the makings of a landmark design.
Architecture & Design

Iconic community centre building planned for Lansdowne Centre redevelopment

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 27, 2018 1,945
It's a landmark gateway building into the massive redevelopment.
Architecture & Design

White Rock is considering building a $1-million 'gateway' arch

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 27, 2018 1,468
The 3-storey high sign is planned over Johnston Road.
Architecture & Design

New Central City 2 tower will be Surrey's second largest office building

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 26, 2018 1,271
It'd be a new addition to the Central City shopping mall site.
Architecture & Design

Vancouver School Board approves BC Hydro plan to build substation under West End school

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 26, 2018 1,431
In return, Vancouver will gain two new elementary schools, including a new Coal Harbour school.
Architecture & Design

Super-sized bus shelter built for 99 B-Line stop at Commercial-Broadway Station

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 25, 2018 2,052
Waiting in the rain at Metro Vancouver's busiest bus stop is now a thing of the past.
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