Tag Archives: non-market

The Jervis – 1177 Jervis Street

This tower is just completing on the corner of Davie and Jervis. It’s the first (but by no means the last) project that emerged from 2014 West End Community Plan. In a few parts of the West End the plan allows greater density, … 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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835-837 East Hastings Street

The design of this non-market seniors project isn’t particularly exciting, but given the location, and the budget available that’s not at all surprising. The use is the most important aspect of this building; 39 social housing units for Chinese seniors … Continue reading

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288 East Hastings Street

We first published this proposal for the corner of Gore Avenue and East Hastings in the fall of 2015. It was the first to emerge from the Downtown Eastside Plan under the new DEOD zoning rules that only permit rental housing – and … Continue reading

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Strathcona Village – 900 E Hastings

  We first mentioned this project back in January 2012, although ideas had been kicking around for many years. It was given a green light for rezoning in November that year, and a slightly revised design was supported by the Urban … Continue reading

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