Every village needs a school! And that’s precisely what the Olympic Village community are asking for as they petition Vancouver School Board and the Province of BC. Olympic Village and the south side of False Creek are home to hundreds of young families. Local elementary schools are already bursting at the seams with many having […]
It seems it’s one step forward, three back for Providence Health as the design for the new St. Paul’s hospital fails to pass the scrutiny of the City of Vancouver’s Urban Design Panel (UDP), an advisory board comprising of “a dozen members who are largely private sector architects, landscape designers, engineers, and artists — all […]
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Some parents in Olympic Village are planning to pack up and move away, saying a new school is desperately needed to deal with the rapidly-growing neighbourhood. A couple dozen parents and their children gathered at Hinge Park in Olympic Village Saturday afternoon, rallying for a school to be built in the community. […]
A local developer has launched a rare stacked industrial strata building in Vancouver’s False Creek Flats area. PC Urban says IntraUrban Evolution is the first stacked industrial development in False Creek Flats and one of few such projects in Metro Vancouver. The four-storey, 105,000-sq.-ft. building is located at 1055 Vernon Drive, the former site of […]
The Globe and Mail Vancouver’s Cottonwood Community Gardens is not a typical community garden space where raised beds line up in neat rows and space for fruit trees is set off to one side. In Cottonwood, which sits on a pie-shaped slice of city-owned land just off Malkin Avenue on the south edge of Strathcona […]
Two city-sized block sections on the easternmost end of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts are set to get a new look. Located immediately west and east of Main Street, the viaduct ramps will be redeveloped into a mixed-use development with retail and both market and non-market housing. read more
The City of Vancouver has released its conceptual plans for the redevelopment of Northeast False Creek, which entails the controversial demolition of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts and the construction of an 11-acre extension of Creekside Park. The new park designed by James Corner, the internationally renowned landscape architectural whose firm is behind New York City’s Highline Park, […]
A fly-through animation shows the design and scale of the proposed Northeast False Creek district on the edge of downtown Vancouver. The seven-minute-long animation was created by CIVITAS Urban Design & Planning for Concord Pacific’s portion of the new district being planned.