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Old April 27th, 2009, 05:57 AM   #1
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21st century Vancouver

Architecture of the new West Coast:
-crystal clear curtain wall
-razor sharp edges
-flying cantilevers
-prevailance of Nature

First pic to set the tone, lol... rest are mine. Photos taken from the last week of March till now.

www.vancouverconventioncentre.com










Limestone and glass terraces


Sharp angles and cantilevers




Vast spaces








Reflective surfaces


Glass and copper




Pencil tower


left- sexy infill -------------------------------- right- the edge of the concrete+glass jungle from Cloud 9 restaurant




Curtain walls




Razor sharp towers


Reflections


Reflections




Multi-level forest






Terraces


Robson and Burrard Street


The locals





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Old April 27th, 2009, 06:34 AM   #2
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hot damn! Nice pictures.
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Old April 27th, 2009, 07:43 AM   #3
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Looks great!
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Old April 27th, 2009, 06:08 PM   #4
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Vancouver is always great; i enjoy seeing pics of Vancouver more please
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Old April 27th, 2009, 08:32 PM   #5
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Thanks for posting, the new convention center expansion looks great.
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Old April 28th, 2009, 05:24 AM   #6
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Fantastic photos! I very much enjoyed viewing them.
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Old April 28th, 2009, 05:26 AM   #7
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Well done, dleung... I hope you keep this as an ongoing blog of your Vancouver photos!
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Old April 30th, 2009, 09:49 AM   #8
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Thanks...I will update, though I regret the title cuz now I'm limited to posting sexy futuristic looking shots of the cityscape/architecture... and i might hv set the bar a bit too high with that first batch, lol.
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Old April 30th, 2009, 05:53 PM   #9
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Really good!
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Old May 1st, 2009, 10:39 PM   #10
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Old May 1st, 2009, 10:58 PM   #11
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we need to invade Canada and take this beautiful place.
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Fantastic! Canada's Pacific jewel.
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Old May 2nd, 2009, 02:28 AM   #13
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Wonderful pix.
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Old May 3rd, 2009, 01:58 AM   #15
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Fantastiche! Must go back one day. Love the shrub wall at the train station.
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Old May 3rd, 2009, 06:37 PM   #16
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Vancouver and its cityscape never cease to amaze me. But I wish there was more grand historical architecture.
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Old May 4th, 2009, 12:02 AM   #17
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That's one thing we will never have tho, cuz the city's barely 100 years old. When the country formed in 1867, Vancouver didn't actually exist yet. Population was one thousand in 1881... now we have 2 million people =)

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Old May 4th, 2009, 03:22 PM   #18
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Old May 4th, 2009, 04:00 PM   #19
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This brings back some memories...

REAL nice.
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Old May 4th, 2009, 05:44 PM   #20
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really nice pics of a really nice city, i have friend who lives there, i should really make a plan to go see him!
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