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Old September 18th, 2015, 08:11 PM   #1
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B.C. adds some drama!!! :)

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‘Boring’ Vancouver skyline may take dramatic turn with proposal for innovative new buildings

Douglas Quan | September 15, 2015 | Last Updated: Sep 16 10:09 AM ET
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VANCOUVER — For all the accolades it receives for its quality of life, Vancouver can’t seem to shake its reputation for ho-hum architecture.

A viral video essay posted on YouTube this week by filmmaker and freelance editor Tony Zhou lamented the fact that Vancouver never plays itself in the movies and compared the city to a giant backlot filled with “anonymous buildings that can stand in for anywhere else.”

But this West Coast city appears to be on the cusp of a turning point in terms of its design aesthetics, some experts say. A handful of prominent local and international architects have recently proposed designs that break away from the sea of slender, glass-walled towers and could dramatically redefine the downtown skyline.

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'Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men's blood."
-architect Daniel Burnman
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Old September 18th, 2015, 08:22 PM   #2
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Its still better than nothing but any new proposals under 200m are considered a failure in my book, it doesn't matter how good they look.
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