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GJVN Housing

File contains a photograph depicting an exterior view of GJVN Housing. The concrete structure is four-storeys and features a unique angular overhang at the front entrance with a round skylight cut through it.

Burley, Robert

Canadian Architect magazine fonds

  • F 2009.002
  • Fonds
  • 1955-[ca. 1990]

The archive contains thousands of negatives and photographs taken for publication in Canadian Architect magazine. As announced in the magazine's inaugural issue, Canadian Architect reviewed and documented both public and private structures, i...

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, 127 East Pender Street

This historic 3-storey brick building in Vancouver's Chinatown district was partially destroyed by fire in 1972. The façade was preserved as a free-standing frame and the building behind it was demolished and re-built in 1973. It is an early ...

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, 131 Water Street / Gaslight Square

Project 200 was an initiative to restore Vancouver's most rundown areas. This project complete by 1975, is a 3 building complex that maintains the continuity of the street's facades. Shops are located on the ground level with offices abo...

Canadian Architect

Coquitlam, 861 Smith Avenue / Dodson residence

Canadian Housing Design Council Award Winner 1971 "A small house which is carefully screened from street traffic by the retention of trees. Multi-levels and open planning add interest. A good lesson in planning particularly in regard to space...

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, 2970 Roseberry Street

Canadian Housing Design Council Winner, Award for Residential Design 1971. " An outstanding example of how a simple design ('L" shape) can be set to achieve maximum privacy and capture the joys of site and sun".

Fulker, John

Vancouver, 5177 Sarita Place

Winner of Award for Residential Design 1971. Extract from jury report: "... materials and form relate sympathetically to the tall trees retained on the site... a sensitive siting and solution for a house which makes the most of the natural am...

Boutry, Bryan

Vancouver, 6028 Eagleridge Dr

Canadian Housing Design Council Award for Residential Design 1971. Extract from jury report: "Subtle and beautifully proportioned forms and openings frame the views and the sense of exhilaration is heighened by cantilevered spaces and decks&q...

Fulker, John

Vancouver, 6350 Alma St

Winner of Award for Residential Design 1971. Owners: Mr. & MRS. B.C. Cobanli. Extract from jury report: " An exelent open-planned house... sky lights allow light to flood into rooms; cosy alcoves and depressed floors offset wide open spec...

Roaf, John

Vancouver, 7235 Arbutus Place

Winner of Award for Residential Design 1971. Owner: Mr. & Mrs. HP Brasso. Extract from jury report: "A large house on a magnificent site... the planning, materials and form are well used to support the grand nature of the interior spaces ...

Fulker, John

Vancouver, Bank of British Columbia

The HSBC Canada Building is a 23-storey office tower in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. It is located at 885 West Georgia Street. It houses HSBC Canada's headquarters. The skyscraper was originally built, on the site of the former Hotel...

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, Bank of Canada

The building is 58.9 m.high with 15 stories. The exterior of the building is clad with precast finished with concrete panels and columns. Bronze was used for all building metals. The Greek cross floor design allows for six corner offices per floor.

Fulker, John

Vancouver, 550 W Hastings st.

This large scale model built by Stephan Dye of Grafotto Studios Inc, is the proposal for the 550 W Hastings renewal of the original Toronto Dominion temple bank. The project includes a 400 room hotel and shopping complex. Alternative name is bank ...

Spectva Colour

Vancouver, Barnett house

Verso: This attractive residence, owned by Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Barnett of Burnaby BC, earned an Award of Excellence for its designers Fred Thornton Hollingsworth and Barry Vance Downs in the recently concluded Canadian Wood Design Awards program ...

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, Bayles house

Credit photograph to Fred S. Schiffer, Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society. The architect was inspired by the Japanese style SUKIYA, which means to bring harmony to a composition of disparate materials found in the rough.

Schiffer, Fred S.

Vancouver, Bayshore apartments

Folder consists of 4 photographic prints of the outside of the Bayshore Apartment complex. The building is attributed to Henriquez and Partners Architects, 322 Water Street, Vancouver, B.C.

Otte, Gary

Vancouver, BC Electric building

The Electra Building in Vancouver, British Columbia was built in 1957 as the new headquarters for the BC Electric Company, under its president Dal Grauer. A few days after Grauer's death in 1961, it became part of a new provincial crown corpo...

Warrington, Graham

Victoria, BC Legislature

1893 Legislative Buildings, Victoria, B.C British High Victorian Gothic, mid-nineteenth century Italianate and American Richardsonian Romanesque styles. Three photographs depicts the House of commons before renovation.

Fulker, John & Barnard

Vancouver, Canada Place

Canada Place, [Expo '86] is title of the article published in Canadian Architect in 1986 July, v.31, no.7, p.20-32. Article included aerial photo., site plans, photos., maps. Canada Place, situated on the downtown waterfront of Vancouver, Bri...

Lenscape Incorporated

Vancouver, BC Skytrain station

Construction of the original skytrain line began on March 1, 1982 under the Social Credit government of Bill Bennett,who inaugurated the system at Waterfront Station. SkyTrain was conceived as a legacy project of Expo 86 and the first line was fin...

Perspective 5 photography & design Ltd

Vancouver, BC Telephone

Folder consists of 3 black and white photographs of the B.C. Telephone Service Yard Offices in Victoria, B.C. Architects associated with the building are Blair MacDonald, McCarter Nairne & Partners Vancouver. Photographs were used in the June ...

Pullan, Selwyn

Vancouver, Beaton residence

Folder consists of 4 black and white photographs of the Beaton Residence located in West Vancouver, B.C in September 1971. The architect on the project was Arthur Mudry.

Pullan, Selwyn

Vancouver, Bedford Glen

The folder consists of one black and white photograph of The Bedford Glen. The Bedford Glen (Annau Associates, 1976) is a remarkable ensemble that won several architectural awards. It's such a strange building, almost wedding-cake in its exub...

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, Berkeley Private Hospital

Folder consits of 6 black and white photographs of the Berkeley Private Hospital in White Rock B.C. The architect was Fred Thorton Hollingsworth who designed and built the building in 1961. The photographs seem to have been for a 1965 issue of Can...

Pullan, Selwyn

Vancouver, Blackcomb

This building features western Red Cedar as its main material and reveals it's flexibility. In the Blackcomb style, this material is extremely durable and can withstand the variable conditions of the mountain.

Canadian Architect

Bowen Island, residence

This folder consists of photographs of the Bowen Island residence. Situated on two acres of a rocky island near Vancouver, the house consists of four connecting pavilions, design to give privacy to the owners while accommodating servants, guests a...

Pullan, Selwyn

Vancouver, Burrard Marina

Located within the inner harbour of Vancouver, at the area known as False Creek, it functions to satisfy the needs of the average citizen with small boats (up to 40 ft.). The Marina is equipped with toilet facilities, a lounge with food vending ma...

Fulker, John

Port Moody, Cecile Drive residence

Typed note on verso: NATIONAL DESIGN AWARD 1969 This condominium housing - a pioneer of it's kind in BC, through the simple use of local materials and good siting achieves a very natural architectural character. The retention of treed areas, ...

Central Mortgage & Housing Corporation

Victoria, Centennial Square Project

Mayor Roderick Finlayson's first objective after his election to office in January of 1878 was to erect a city hall. Overriding the opinions of the townsfolk who considered the whole idea an unnecessary extravagance, $10,000 was allocated and...

Fulker, John

Whistler, Chateau Whistler Resort

Folder contains three photographic prints of the Chateau Whistler Resort. CAPTION verso: An artist's impression of what the Chateau Whistler Resort will look like when it opens in late 1989 at Whistler, BC. Canadian Pacific Hotels Corporation...

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, Choklit Park townhouses

A winner of the Canadian Architect award of excellence in 1983, the Choklit Park Townhouse project comprises four townhouses on a 15 by 33m site. This site, which has a 15m vertical drop, overlooks downtown, False Creek and the North Shore mountai...

Sherlock, John

Vancouver, Christ Church Cathedral

In 1971 a feasibility study investigated the possibility of demolishing the existing church and placing it in the body of a multi-storied high rise complex designed by Arthur Erickson. Although the redevelopment was supported by the majority of th...

Canadian Architect

Coquitlam, City hall

Folder contains 1 black and white photographic print of a miniature model of the Coquitlam City Hall. Photograph is from the CA Magazine Yearbook 1967.

Fulker, John

Vancouver, Courthouse

The provincial law courts are housed in a building designed by well known architect Arthur Erickson who created a building with an incredibly massive glass roof. From the aerial view you can also see the equally large reflecting pond that stretche...

Scott, Simon

Vancouver, Dalby residence

Folder contains 4 b&w photographs of the Dalby residence in Vancouver, B.C. This water front home was built on a rock ledge to avoid disturbing the natrual gorwth and to necessitate little rock blasting. The architect was Fred Thornton Holling...

Pullan, Selwyn

Vancouver, Danto house

Folder contains 6 black and white photographic prints of the Danto Residence. The concept of the Danto house was a grand staircase-- a series of terraces following the slope of the site. Architect was Arthur Erikson.

Schiffer, Fred S.

Vancouver, Denman Place

CHDC Winner of Award for Residential Design 1971 Verso: "An excellent mixed-use complex of housing, shops, restaurants, theatre and hotel space which relates well to its urban setting and serves as a catalyst for the improved development of t...

Pullan, Selwyn

Cloverdale, Dogwood Gardens

The folder consists of 4 b&w photographs of Dogwood Gardens at 5850 177b Street is an 86 unit complex in the heart of Cloverdale. This complex boasts many great features for families including an outdoor pool, clubhouse, fish pond, putting gre...

Boutry, Bryan

Victoria, Dominion Astrophysical Observatory

Completed in 1918, by the Canadian Government this observatory was proposed and designed by John S. Plaskett in 1910 with the support of the International Union for Cooperation in Solar Research, when the 72-inch aperture telescope was constructed...

Fulker, John

Vancouver, East Asiatic Centre

The East Asiatic House, built in 1963 at 1201 West Pender Street in Vancouver was architect Gerald Hamilton's first largescale exercise in New Formalism. Hamilton broke away from the typical single slab tower, instead framing a low banking pa...

Fulker, John

Vancouver, Eaton Centre

Although the idea for Metrotown was first expressed in the 1970s, the building itself opened in 1986 and was soon served by the Expo Line of the new SkyTrain system. In the ensuing twenty years, the complex developed into three distinct but adjoin...

Higinbotham, Pat

Vancouver, Edgemont Terrace

Folder consists of 4 b&w photographs of Edgemond Terrace in Vancouver, B.C. The architects on the project were Wilding & Norman S. Jones, M.A.I.B.C., President. Mr. Jones received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Br...

Fulker, John

Vancouver, Emily Carr School of Art

Folder consists of 6 photographic prints of the Emily Carr School of Art. The Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design is located on Granville Island, a highly successful urban precinct on the waterfront in the heart of Vancouver. The building conte...

Fulker, John

Vancouver, Era townhouses

Folder consists of 5 b&w photographic prints of the Era Townhouses in Vancouver, B.C. The architecture firm on the project was Hawthorn Mansfield Towers Architects of Vancouver. The owner of the townhouses project was Werner Kahn. The project ...

Bryan, Jack

Expo '86 (Vancouver, BC)

Photographs of different pavilions and models for EXPO '86 in Vancouver: Australian, Canadian North, Ontario, Alberta, Singapore and Switzerland. There is also an envelope containing a number of negative prints depicting the different pavilio...

Vancouver, False Creek

Folder consists of a number of photographs of the False Creek townhouses and the surroudning urban landscape. Many of the photographs contain caption and information for articles on the back.

Fulker, John

Vancouver, Filberg house

Filberg House is an ethereal, glass-walled pavilion with undulating 14-foot ceilings and views that stretch across mountains, water and a seemingly infinite sky. The residence, hailed in a 1961 issue of Canadian Homes magazine as ''the m...

Scott, Simon

Vancouver, Forbes residence

File consists of 1 b&w photograph of the Forbes Residence in Vancouver, B.C. Architect was James K.M. Cheng. Appears to have been used in the June 1980 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, Forrest residence

Folder contains 3 b&w photographic prints of the Forrest Residence in Vancouver, B.C. The residence was designed by Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners, Architects Engineers Planners. In a website pertaining to the photographer Selwyn Pull...

Pullan, Selwyn

Vancouver, F.P housing project

This dense 100 unit public housing project will provide for single parent families and low income larger families. The idea is to integrate families with similar needs and life styles and to help to minimize stresses associated with public housing...

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, Gastown parking garage

Folder contains 1 print of the Gastown Parking Garage in Vancouver, B.C. Caption on photo reads: "typical Gastown industrial building; note cornices, windows, plaster modelling and delineated base." CA Magazine June 1985 "To express...

Brooks, Roger

Kelowna, Caravel Hotel

Folder contains 1 b&w photograph of the interior of the Caravel Hotel in Kelowna, B.C. The photo appears to have been taken for the November 1965 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

Fulker, John

Maillardville, Good Shepherd Convent

Folder contains 3 b&w photographs of the Good Shepard Convent. Built in a French speaking town near New Westminster, BC, this convent is an adaptation on the Californian Mission style. The altar is constructed from local light grey granite, th...

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, Graham residence

Folder contains 6 b&w photographs of the Graham Residence in West Vancouver, B.C. featured in CA Magazine July 1966. Architect was Arthur Erikson. The architectural marvel that Arthur Erickson has credited with kick-starting his career is in d...

Fulker, John

Vancouver, Grant residence

Folder contains 3 b&w photographs of the Smith Residence in South Delta, B.C. The architect was John Kay who is known for his organic architecture. Photographs are from CA Magazine September 1970.

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, Granville Island

The folder consists of various photographs of Granville Island, B.C. The design and master plan for the redevelopment of Granville Island in the 1970s was visionary and defining. The formerly dilapidated industrial site was transformed into a vibr...

Fulker, John; Koppers, & MSL Productions

Vancouver, Hornby Court

Folder contains a photograph of a drawing of Hornby Court in Vancouver, B.C. The architecture firm was the Buttjes Group: Architects & Planners of Vancouver, B.C.

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, Hotel Europe

Hotel Europe is a six-story heritage building located at 43 Powell Street (at Alexander) in the Gastown area of Vancouver, British Columbia. The building was commissioned by hotelier Angelo Calori and built in 1908 - 1909 by Parr and Fee Architect...

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, IBM offices

Folder contains 5 b&w photographs of IBM Vancouver offices. The architecture firm responsible was Thompson, Berwick & Practt Architects of Vancouver, B.C.

Selwyn, Pullan

Burnaby, Ismaili Centre

The Burnaby Jamatkhana is located on a 1.4 ha site in a residential suburb of Vancouver. The building concept was generated by Islamic architectural principles. Thus, building is totaly symmetrical, with a plan composed of two squares.

Otte, Gary

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