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Qube: former office building converted to condos. It ws built in 1969 to be earthquake proof - the main structure is suspended from the center piilar, which houses the elevator, and will (supposedly) sway but not crumble in the event of earthquake. Vancouver Photos, Vancouver Bc Canada, Luxor Hotel Las Vegas, Earthquake Proof Buildings, Vancouver Architecture, Tropicana Hotel, West Coast Canada, York Hotels, Tower Building

West Coast Transmission Building - Vancouver - August 1979

1333 West Georgia Street Built in 1969 - converted to condos in 2005 , and now known as The Qube . Because of it's 'suspension bridge construction' , it is supposedly one of the most earthquake-proof buildings in Vancouver . Photo taken from The Tropicana Motor Inn on Robson . Best seen in Lightbox Kodachrome From The Pop Snap Chronicles (1976-82)

Vancouver: The Sci-Fi / Pop Culture Connection Vancouver Architecture, Fleet Of Ships, Futuristic City, Western Canada, Battlestar Galactica, Hotels, Best Places To Travel, Sunshine Coast, British Columbia

Vancouver: The Sci-Fi / Pop Culture Connection | Daily Hive Vancouver

When most people think of futuristic cities, places like Tokyo and Dubai come to mind. But rarely, if ever, does Vancouver get credit for being a place where strange and wonderful things happen. A place where robots rise up against their creators to wreak havoc alongside interdimensional invaders, or where mad scientists usher in apocalyptic …

BC Cancer Agency Research Centre - designed by Richard Henriquez - windows mimic petri dishes - LEED Gold Vancouver Architecture, Portland State University, University Architecture, Research Centre, Sustainable Architecture, Sustainability, Photo Wall, Windows

BC Cancer Agency Research Centre | Sustainable Architecture and Building Magazine

The 233,000sf BC Cancer Agency's Research Centre in Vancouver is the first facility of its kind in Canada to achieve a LEED Gold rating accomplished through heat recovery, natural and high-efficiency lighting, material conservation, and waste management, among other measures. Funded with the direct support of BC Cancer Foundation donors, and opened in 2005, the project represents the state-of-the-art cancer research in Canada. Included are facilities for the BC Cancer Agency's Genome…

Library Square and Vancouver Central Library. The project was designed by Moshe Safdie and was completed in Vancouver Architecture, Downtown Vancouver, Central Library, Interesting Buildings, Multi Story Building, Design, Design Comics

Library Square and Vancouver Central Library. The project was designed by Moshe Safdie and was completed in 1995.

Eugenia Place, Beach Drive: great location on English Bay. "The crown of this elevated tree is at the same height as the great cedars and Douglas firs that once stood on the site". The turret shape imitates the trunk. Vancouver Architecture, Architecture Design, Firs, Douglas Fir, West End, Condominium, Sunroom, Skyscraper, Multi Story Building

Eugenia Place, 1919 Beach , Vancouver

Eugenia Place faces English Bay in Vancouver's West End. At the front of the building there is cylindrical form (sunrooms for the condominiums above) in glass and concrete, which tapers to the main en

 The internal BC Cancer Agency Research Centre staircase joining the office floors was inspired by a DNA spiral, and encourages informal interaction between researchers while reducing elevator use. Vancouver Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Architecture Design, Spirals In Nature, Office Floor, Pattern Photography, Stair Steps, Spiral Staircases, Grand Staircase

BC Cancer Agency Research Centre | Sustainable Architecture and Building Magazine

The 233,000sf BC Cancer Agency's Research Centre in Vancouver is the first facility of its kind in Canada to achieve a LEED Gold rating accomplished through heat recovery, natural and high-efficiency lighting, material conservation, and waste management, among other measures. Funded with the direct support of BC Cancer Foundation donors, and opened in 2005, the project represents the state-of-the-art cancer research in Canada. Included are facilities for the BC Cancer Agency's Genome…

Wall Centre: award winning building, but seems like Darth Vader's lair to me. There's a story behind the reason for the two tone glass, a feature that makes this even worse. Vancouver Architecture, British Columbia, Marina Bay Sands, Skyscraper, Centre, Two By Two, Multi Story Building, Darth Vader, Glass

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