Monthly Archives: January 2015

MEC Head Office – Great Northern Way

While it’s currently on the outer edge of the area we cover, with the promised new Emily Carr University campus (and maybe an extension of the SkyTrain line) Great Northern Way is starting to see some innovative buildings. The MEC … Continue reading

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420 Hawks Avenue

Here’s an interesting project that is now a rezoning proposal. The developer, the Atira Women’s Resource Society have developed a proposal to build an ambitious recycled shipping container housing scheme. It would be on Hawks Avenue behind the totally renovated Rice … Continue reading

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Beach Towers

Here are two infill buildings that have taken a while to reach approval but which were finally considered by the Development Permit Board. They’re rental infill buildings slotted in around the 1965 and 1968 C B K Van Norman designed Beach Towers … Continue reading

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