The podiums at the base of Vancouver House are massing in:
This might be a bit of a stretch, but the angular volumes as seen from under the Granville Bridge evoke the perspective of Haussmann’s Paris.Read more »
The design said to be inspired by the poised form of a “strong female figure” — designed to counter the masculine “broad shoulders” of Vancouver House. …
Together, the two towers will form a gateway to downtown Vancouver, although the Pinnacle tower will be 535 ft. (163m), slightly higher than Vancouver House at 493 ft. (150m). …
In 2016, Pinnacle International acquired the site from the City of Vancouver with a successful bid of $20 million, contingent on the delivery of non-market housing along with any tower proposal. …
The Pinnacle tower was designed by JYOM International of Shanghai, China, co-founded by Vancouver native Kandice Emmie Kwok. GBL Architects is the architect of recordRead more »
Vancouver House is near its maximum height. And it’s changing colour from the ground up.
As seen from Burrard Bridge.
I remember the remarks of a resident of the south shore who opposed the loss of views as the new towers were going up in the Beach neighbourhood (between the Burrard and Granville bridges).
In particular, he was appalled at the height of James Cheng’s 888 Beach Ave, the white and green high-rise immediately left of Vancouver House.