A massive crystal chandelier, suspended under the Granville Street Bridge, will be officially unveiled one week from today.
Bjarke Ingels Group
Westbank has submitted their long awaited rezoning application for the Central Steam Plant site. Plans call for a 17-storey office tower designed by world renowned architect Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG).
An open house for Westbank’s upcoming mixed-use development at 720 Beatty Street was held Monday at the Vancouver Public Library. The upcoming development includes a 17-storey office tower with a distinctive S-curve, and an upgraded Central Steam plant.
Fresh Street Market and London Drugs have been announced as the anchors of the new Vancouver House development by Westbank.
Westbank has announced WeWork will occupy 43,000 sq ft. at 2015 Main Street in Mount Pleasant, the company’s fifth location in Vancouver. The shared workspace provider will occupy two floors of the renovated building, and is scheduled to open in February 2019. The announcement is part of Westbank’s redevelopment of the block bound by East 4th […]
Vancouver House by Westbank and Bjarke Ingels Group has already transformed the city’s skyline, but the spectacular building is not just the twisting, turning 52-storey tower —there’s also a significant office and retail component, and those spaces are now for sale and lease. We have been chronicling the construction of Vancouver House since shovels first […]
Construction progress on the 59-storey Vancouver House, designed by Danish Architect Bjarke Ingels for Westbank, is reaching its final floors. The twisting, turning building is already having a dramatic impact on Vancouver’s skyline, and is visible from far-flung corners of the city. But perhaps the best view is heading north into downtown on the Granville […]
The skylines of Downtown South and Yaletown are transforming rapidly, with several apartment and condo highrise towers nearing completion and more on the way. Nearly all of the projects were made possible through zoning changes that allowed for taller buildings and additional density. Three major new residential towers are nearing completion as of summer 2017: […]
A spectacular piece of public art is making the move across the pond from London, U.K. to downtown Vancouver. The Serpentine Pavilion was commissioned by the Serpentine Galleries in London, as part of an annual event on the gallery’s lawn at Kensington Garden. The pavilion was designed by Danish starchitect Bjarke Ingels and his firm BIG, and purchased by Vancouver-based […]