Interior and exterior views of the building. This office building has a 'green roof', which reduces the amount of energy required to heat and cool the building. It also has an extensive shopping mall at the ground floor and an arboretum with a waterfall at the Queen Street entrance. The double-decker elevator cabs are found inside the atrium, which stretches the entire height of the building.
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 the congregation, it was opposed by the public, and after much lobbying, in 1976 the cathedral was named a Heritage building in the municipality of Vancouver and the Province of British Columbia. Architecture firm on the project was Erikson/Massey Architects of Vancouver, B.C.
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 Hollingsworth.
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.
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.
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 both mobility and urabanity in one building immediately suggests a degree of conflict."
Folder contains 3 b&w photographs of the John Grinnell Residence of Vancouver, B.C. The residence was the 1964 Massey award.The architecture firm responsible for the project was Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners, Architects, Engineers, Planners.
Folder contains 1 b&w photograph of the National design award 1964 winner from the Canadian Housing Design Council. Caption on verso: "A splendid plan which takes advantage of a fine site. Circulation within the house is very good and the outside areas are practically and attractively handled." The architects were Hartley Barnes & Arajs of Kelowna, B.C. The builder as M. Ulansky of Kelowna, B.C.
Recipient of the 1970-71 Design in Steel Award from the American Iron and Steel Institute. This building was portrayed as the "Phoenix Foundation" in the TV series, MacGyver. Fully renovated in 1990. This building was built from the top down. The core was built first then steel was hung from cables at the top and floors were added all the way down. The first floor starts at the fourth level. Over the years the cables have stretched so that today a pencil might roll off your desk if you're not paying attention. Converting to 180 condominiums by mid-2005. Known as the Westcoast Transmission Building from 1969-2000 and Duke Energy Building from 2000-2004. Address was changed from 1333 to 1383 West Georgia in 2005 following conversion to condos.
Folder contains 8 b&w photographs of the Moor Business Forms office in Vancouver, B.C. Architects were McCarter, Nairne & Partners. CA MAGAZINE August 1969; Flexible office space and parking for 40 cars.
Two perspectives of the exterior of Nelson Towers in Vancouver, British Columbia. Winner of Award for Residential Design 1971 from the Canadian Housing Design Council. Designer was Erickson/Massey Architects of Vancouver, B.C. Developer of project was Sam & Paul Heller of Vancouver, B.C.
Single image of catholic elementary school in Whalley (now Surrey), British Columbia. Photograph is marked April 1958, but appears to be part of series appearing in the May 1958 issue. Image does not appear to have been published.
2 black and white photographs of the Macmillan Planetarium (now Space Centre) in Vancouver, British Columbia. Print 001 is a photograph of the architectual model, whereas 002 is a photograph of the built museum.
Photograph of an architect's model showing an interior living room space with sofa and coffee table. Caption on paper adhered to verso: "Museum quality, fully furnished miniatures are being used by Cadillac Fairview to market 500 condominium homes. For more information call Cadillac Fairview's Living Centre, 110 Yorkville Avenue, 964-2010."
Photographs of the exhibition installation as well as images of the architectural plans and finished buildings featured in the exhibition. This exhibition focused on Eisnman's drawings and models for four key works: submission to the International Design Seminar in Cannaregio Venice, Italy (1978); the submission to the South Friedrichstadt housing competition of the Intrernationale Bauausstellung, Berlin (1980-81); the project for the University Art Museum for California State University in Long Beach (1986); the submission Choral L. Works for the Parc de La Villette, Paris (1985-86).The exhibition was curated by Jean Francois Bédard and ran from March 2 - June 19, 1994.
Photograph of the exterior of a wooden church and spire, the tallest and largest wooden building in North America, completed in 1905. For more information, see "The Roman Cathloic Diocese of Yarmouth, Saint Mary's, Church Point, Nova Scotia," http://www.dioceseyarmouth.org/pages/stmarie.html
Folder contains 2 b&w photographs of the Currie residence in Claremont, Ontario. Detail view of upper storey windows, clad in cedar shingling. Exterior view of backyard during winter, brick chimney and cedar shingling visible.