Tag Archives: DIALOG

Smithe and Richards

Here’s the refined final design for a new Downtown South park, located on land acquired by the city for a possible park well over a decade ago. Now with Development Cost Levy funding and some of the Community Amenity Contribution … Continue reading

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811 Carrall Street

Here’s the third rezoning proposal for Northeast False Creek. This one is only able to be submitted now, once the decision to remove the viaducts has allowed an initial idea for site configuration (and the initial design for the newly enlarged Creekside Park) … Continue reading

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720 East Hastings Street

Here’s a project we first saw in mid 2013. It’s just being fitted out, but is very close to complete. It’s the new full service Vancouver Public Library branch for Strathcona, which will incorporate family housing on the upper four floors to be run by … Continue reading

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1188 Bidwell Street

Here’s another West End project generated by the new opportunities created by the West End Plan – 108 rental units in a 22-storey tower that includes 27 two and three bed family units. It’s designed by Dialog for Reliance Properties, has … Continue reading

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We last looked at Central nearly a year ago when the vast scaffold structure had just been removed from supporting the bridge section of the project. Now it’s starting to be occupied, and we’re taking a look at the finished … Continue reading

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Vancouver House – 1400 Howe Street

1400 Howe first showed up exactly two years ago when we suggested it might raise a few eyebrows for its design. The project was reworked and given a unanimous approval for rezoning by City Council in the fall of 2013.  … Continue reading

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The Charleson – 1396 Richards Street

We saw a tower proposed for 1300 Richards (now renamed to Drake Street) a year ago, and now approved for development. Now the other 42 storey tower rezoning proposed to bookend the block has also had its design supported by the Urban Design Panel. Like 1300 … Continue reading

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