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“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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Architect Ron Thom’s Boyd House is for sale

July 18, 2012

Architect Ron Thom’s Boyd House is for sale

These photos of Ron Thom’s Boyd House are from the blog Architecture Wanted which provides a good introduction to this house. Also see a great post by Cam McLellan on his Vancouver Lights blog and an article in Western Living by the house’s current owner, Kerry McPhedran.

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John di Castri, wooden “Trend House,” Victoria

December 1, 2010

John di Castri, wooden “Trend House,” Victoria

John di Castri is one of Victoria, BC’s best known architects. This house seemed strangely familiar to me, and then I discovered that di Castri had left Victoria for Oklahoma to study for three years with Bruce Goff (see Goff’s influence here).

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Architecture in the movies, part 1.

May 11, 2009

Architecture in the movies, part 1.

This list,  inspired by an interesting thread on pushpullbar, is a small selection of great modern buildings that have appeared in 20th C film.

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