Monthly Archives: August 2018

2102 Keith Drive

Who knew there was a Keith Drive in Vancouver? And who anticipated that there would be such an innovative office building proposed here? The site is just by the VCC/Clark SkyTrain station, and the proposal is for an 8-storey office building … Continue reading

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565 West 10th Avenue

Not all the buildings in the VGH Precinct are owned by the hospital. Here’s one that’s the Canadian Cancer Society premises on West 10th. There’s already a building here providing the same support services for cancer patients and their families, … Continue reading

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1155 Thurlow Street

  We first posted this very late in 2013. The West End Plan having been adopted, new development proposals started to appear. This tower had been on the radar for a while, with the rezoning submitted, and the Urban Design Panel giving … Continue reading

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1555 Robson Street

IBI Group have already designed a new tower on this block of Robson Street – across the street and up the hill a little way at 1500 Robson. Now they have designed a 28 storey tower for the corner of … Continue reading

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1102-1138 East Georgia Street

This is a rezoning proposal which would add 37 residential units (20% as social housing) in a 4-storey building designed by Ekistics Architecture. It’s in a location that’s currently in industrial use, (although most of this block is residential) but … Continue reading

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219 Main Street

When the City of Vancouver developed a new plan for the Downtown Eastside, many areas saw zoning changed to encourage market and non-market rental buildings. As a result, only very modest strata density was allowed, but nevertheless, this five unit … Continue reading

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1261 Hornby Street

Here’s the second residential tower proposed for Burrard Place. Originally there was a ‘junior’ version of the 54 storey first tower, (now under construction), but now a new, and different design has emerged. IBI Group, working with Los Angeles based Neil Denari, … Continue reading

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