Tag Archives: IBI/HB

Spot – 2800 Cambie Street

Here’s the built version of  ‘Spot’, approved in early 2015, and now just completing.  It first showed up in April 2012, and was redesigned in the summer if 2013. Council have to live with the design – it’s across the street from … Continue reading

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One Pacific – 68 Smithe Street

In November 2011, while most attention was on the rezoning of the adjacent casino and hotel complex (due to open in the fall of 2017), City Council approved a rezoning on half of Concord Pacific’s land near BC Place Stadium. … Continue reading

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Proximity – West 2nd Avenue

Here’s the completed 11 storey building called Proximity, designed by IBI/HB for Bastion, and a partner to Opsal, the 24 storey tower on the same block. The iconic Opsal Steel sheds were dismantled and carried off site for clean up and later re-assembled and … Continue reading

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Neon, Granville Street STIR

Taking its name from the not yet created Neon Street where the Granville Loops will one day be removed, here’s Cressey’s STIR rental building now completed on the west side of Granville Street. It’s across from The Rolston, and alongside Maddox, … Continue reading

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Burrard Place

We first posted this project nearly four years ago. The project was rezoned in 2014, and now the final design for the first tower has been past the Urban Design Panel. The project has a revised name – it used to be Burrard … 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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Central

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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