Monthly Archives: February 2016

1015 Denman Street

It was once a Starbucks, a Book Warehouse and short-lived sofa store, and for at least three years this part of Denman (on the corner of Nelson) was a cleared site. Now, three years after we posted the render of … Continue reading

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630 East Broadway

Portliving have already developed a project on East Broadway called ‘Midtown’. Now they’re proposing a second building – ‘Midtown Modern’ on the opposite side of the next block east. Designed by Studio B Architects. We couldn’t tell initially if the project is colourful … Continue reading

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565 Great Northern Way

This office development is an application proposed for the new campus of Emily Carr University on the south side of the False Creek Flats. Designed by Perkins + Will for PCI, it would see around 150,000 sq ft of office in … Continue reading

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Sequel 138, East Hastings Street

The shell of E E Blackmore’s 1907 Pantages Theatre on East Hastings Street had already been demolished when we showed the design of the proposed replacement almost four years ago. We looked at the initial proposal in July 2011 which sought a 6-storey residential … Continue reading

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First Baptist Church tower

This project for Nelson Street (behind the First Baptist Church on Burrard received quite a bit of press coverage, and now has appeared as a rezoning application. For 50 years the First Baptist church on Burrard have been assembling land … Continue reading

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