"Unlikely Architectures" tonight

Elspeth Pratt at Offsite (just because I love it and the lecture has no lead in image)

A bit of late notice for the last in the Unlikely Architectures series:

Tuesday, April 24, 7pm
On Tuesday, join senior curator Bruce Grenville in conversation with architect Oliver Lang, artist Brian McBay and Artscape's Pru Robey about the creative city. More information is available on our events page.

Speaker Series / Unlikely Architectures / In the Gallery
In conjunction with the 2012 and 2013 upcoming exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery, artists and architects are invited to re-imagine what is possible in public space. From brass tacks to big ideas, speakers expand on the projects and plans that imagine the city as it should be: innovative, liveable and full of surprises. Free for Members or with Gallery admission.


Image Post - BIG's 1400 Howe proposal

If you attended last week's Bjarke Ingels' lecture, you might still be pleasantly reeling from his VERY charismatic presentation. If not, here are many of the images that made it into the portion of his lecture that concerned 1400 Howe project:

If you would like to read up on this:
- Dezeen article
- Vancouver Sun article
- Globe and Mail article
- Vancity Buzz post


Coast Modern film premiere


Coast Modern documentary will debut on May 8 at DOXA festival. Tickets to go on sale soon here.


Jeanne Gang in Van on May 9th

Jeanne Gang

Fellow, American Institute of Architects, NCARB Certified, LEED AP
Wednesday, May 9, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver Convention Centre. 

This is not a free event - it is included in purchase price of attendance of the annual AIBC conference. Pricing varies depending on what you register for and your affiliation to AIBC. 

more info here 


Unlikely Architectures series continues tomorrow

A bit of a late notice -

Tuesday, April 3, 7pm
Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture
Speaker Series / Unlikely Architectures: Contested Territories / In the Gallery
With the backdrop of Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture, this panel proposes alternative ways of mapping the urban landscape. Intern-architect and community activist Annabel Vaughan, historian Susan Roy and others explore the city as a space of overlapping histories and territories. 
Free for Members or with Gallery admission. 
Speaker Series Presenting Sponsor: Kasian