Posts Tagged ‘Vancouver house’

Bjarke Ingels’ Vancouver pirate ship

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Oh really

Vancouver is getting an oversized tower in its skyline whether it likes it or not. The tower, designed by architect Bjarke Ingels, is now rising just when a a chilling portrait of Ingels appeared in the Venice Biennale for Architecture issue of Artforum. It was suddenly clear why Vancouver developers like Bjarke so much.

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Chan family house in 1950s Vancouver

Friday, January 30th, 2009

These photographs are from my husband grandparents’ house, a blue Edwardian two-storey that still stands in Strathcona, Vancouver’s oldest residential neighbourhood. The house is less than a block away from our studio and very close to where we both live. Strathcona was – and is – home to many of Vancouver’s early Chinese immigrants.

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