A slender 43-storey tower is proposed for Alberni Street, a neighbourhood quickly transforming into Vancouver’s architectural showcase.
Curious to know the best neighbourhoods in downtown Vancouver? I’d like to introduce you to six of my friends: Yaletown, West End, Coal Harbour, Olympic Village, Gastown, and Chinatown.
Bosa Properties and Kingswood Properties are teaming up on Fifteen Fifteen, a 42-storey condominium tower at 1500 West Georgia Street.
Anthem Properties has filed an application for a 33-storey condo tower on West Georgia and showed building models at an open house Tuesday.
Asia Standard Americas and Landa Global are proposing two residential towers (48-storeys and 43-storeys) at 1444 Alberni Street, on the site of a rental apartment tower and office podium.
The most expensive condo for sale in Canada has just had an $8 million price cut, bringing its listing price down to a cool $29,998,000. The luxury penthouse sits atop the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in downtown Vancouver, and is the home of billionaire Daryl Katz — best-known as the owner of the Edmonton Oilers hockey team and former owner of Rexall Drugs.
The City of Vancouver has announced a round of consultation towards improving the travel experience along Georgia Street near Stanley Park. The new initiative, dubbed ‘Georgia Street Gateway West,’ involves the section of Georgia between Chilco and Nicola Streets, and aims to make the street more safe, enjoyable, and efficient for those using it. This […]
A new survey by CENTURY 21 has found that two of Canada’s top three most expensive neighbourhoods — calculated by price-per-square foot — are in Vancouver. The nationwide study found that Vancouver’s posh westside was the priciest neighbourhood in the country, at $1,201 PPSF (price per square foot), with Vancouver Downtown coming in second at […]
The revised design for an office tower proposed for 1133 Melville Street in downtown Vancouver has been revealed. Oxford Properties, with architects James KM Cheng of Vancouver and Adamson Associates of Toronto, are proposing a unique, 34-storey “stacked box” design for the mid-block site. The building would contain 423,943 sq. ft. of office space and 8,547 sq. ft. […]
Vancouver’s Coal Harbour neighbourhood continues to attract proposals for new luxury developments, many designed by prominent international architects. Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has revealed more details and renderings of his first project in Canada, in partnership with Vancouver-based developer, PortLiving. Terrace House will be an exclusive new development of 20 homes located at 1250 West […]
Yet another luxury condominium development is coming to Alberni Street in Vancouver’s West End. Westbank and Bing Thom Architects will be holding an open house in two weeks to reveal plans for a new tower at 1668 – 1684 Alberni Street. The site is currently occupied by two residential condominium buildings, one of which was […]
Japanese starchitect Kengo Kuma and Vancouver-based developer Westbank have partnered on the upcoming Alberni by Kuma in Coal Harbour, and the plans are nothing short of spectacular. Westbank and Kengo Kuma unveiled Alberni by Kuma at the Japan Unlayered exhibition, currently underway at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. The exhibition celebrates contemporary Japanese architecture, design and culture, and features a […]
Award-winning Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has designed a new luxury condo tower for Coal Harbour that will be the tallest timber building in the world. Architectural Digest is reporting that the new building, called Terrace House, will be built by Vancouver developer PortLiving on a site on West Pender Street, between Bute and Jervis streets. The […]
The demolition of a perfectly good apartment tower in downtown Vancouver to make way for a new, taller apartment tower is rare. While low-rise, three storey walk-ups are regularly being demolished to make way for new towers, but this is one of the first times we are seeing one of the older West End apartment towers […]
A Vancouver-based developer is partnering with an eclectic, award-winning Japanese architect to design a new luxury condo tower in Coal Harbour.
PortLiving announced Wednesday that they are going to be working with Shigeru Ban on his first project ever in Canada.
The yet-to-be-named condo development will be built at 1250 West Hastings Street between Bute and Alberni streets, former site of proposed “The Views” project, which did not go forward.