Beijing-based firm Buro Ole Scheeren proposes a new development for Vancouver that marries urban liveable space and public amenities — that could become an example to follow in Canadian architecture.

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All images courtesy of Buro Ole Scheeren.

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Architectural Firm Buro Ole Scheeren Stuns with Vancouver-Based Proposal


I recently had the privilege of speaking with the principal of Gair Williamson Architects, Mr. Williamson himself, and here’s what he had to say about architecture, and why “design is more than just drawing lines”.

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All images courtesy of Gair Williamson Architects /  Ian Azariah.

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From Underwater Archaeology to Architecture, Gair Williamson Does it All


Upon first glance, the Paris Block and Annex by Gair Williamson Architects and Ankenman Marchand Architects may look like new additions to West Hastings Street, Vancouver, but a second look at the brick façade tells a different story.

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All images courtesy of Gair Williamson Architects / Ed White.

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Vancouver’s Paris Block And Annex By Gair Williamson And Ankenman Marchand Architects