A fundraising evening benefiting the Arthur Erickson Foundation programs and initiatives, including the Arthur Erickson House and Garden. Tickets are very limited, and will be released first come, first served.
March 28, 5 to 8 pm
The Evergreen Building – 1285 West Pender Street
Hors d’oeuvres and first drink included; cash bar
Price is $125 each (with a $100 tax receipt). Click here.
5:00 Reception and Tours in the renovated main floor IBI Group studios in the Evergreen Building. At 5:15 and 5:30 IBI staff will take optional small groups of guests to their studios on upper floors, visiting the restored decks with their spectacular harbour views.
6:00 Talks: “Telling the Evergreen Story”
Architecture Critic/Curator Trevor Boddy will act as host, giving a short critical introduction: “Evergreen’s Sources and Influences: Plan 56 to Bjarke Ingels.”
- AEA Project Architect Barry Johns of Edmonton/Phoenix: “Evergreen’s Design in Detail.”
- Landscape Architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: “Keeping Evergreen: Planting and Replanting the Decks.”
- IBI Group President David Thom: “Why We Chose the Evergreen Building and Fought to Preserve It.”
- Francl Architects Principal Stefan Aepli: “Erickson’s Continuity: Shigeru Ban’s Design Rising Next Door.”