Ned Pratt

“Coast Modern” – film screenings in Vancouver this week

August 1, 2012

“Coast Modern” – film screenings in Vancouver this week

This film has been very difficult to see, consistently selling out (I saw scalpers at the last showing). The Vancouver International Film Fest is hosting this new set of screenings, based on the popular demand. 

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BC Hydro now and then – what happened between 1955 and 1991?

December 3, 2010

BC Hydro now and then – what happened between 1955 and 1991?

“Compare and despair” is good advice, but I can’t help it. Here are two skyscrapers designed for the same public corporation, BC Hydro.

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Ned Pratt, Vancouver architect

November 30, 2010

Ned Pratt, Vancouver architect

Vancouver architect Ned Pratt produced work in an era that—from the standpoint of our developer-led moment—is quickly starting to look like a golden age.  Pratt and Arthur Erickson along with their contemporaries Ron Thom and Fred Hollingsworth still rank among Vancouver’s best and most influential architects.

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Vancouver’s Selwyn Pullan

August 22, 2009

Vancouver’s Selwyn Pullan

Selwyn Pullan is Vancouver’s most prolific architectural photographer of midcentury modern houses and buildings. He’s 86 now, and recently a collection of his photographs has been shown at the West Vancouver Museum (which make sense, since so much of Vancouver’s modern housing is located in that municipality across the harbour), and at the Charles H.

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