Coast Modern Film

Coast Modern Film

Filmmakers Michael Bernard and Gavin Froome take you on a journey through three generations of modernist movements on the West...
The West Coast Modern House

The West Coast Modern House

A landmark study and densely informative chronicle of Vancouver residential architecture from the 1940s through the mid-1960’s, richly illustrated with...
Selwyn Pullan

Selwyn Pullan

The stark beauty of an iconic architectural movement is captured in this rare collection of stunning images. As an emerging...
B.C. Binning

B.C. Binning

“A celebration of the life and work of Bertram Charles Binning, one of Canada’s foremost artists, architectural innovators and arts...
Binning House

Binning House

“This book focuses on what is arguably the first significant piece of modern residential architecture in Western Canada: The BC...
Copp House

Copp House

“In 1950, a young Vancouver architectural apprentice was handed a small house project that his boss was too busy to...
Downs House II

Downs House II

“Downs House II presents an original and comprehensive overview of the home that local architect Barry Downs built for himself in...
Friedman House

Friedman House

“Built in 1955, and dully restored in 2014, House Friedman was designed by internationally-trained architect, Frederic Lasserre, founder of the...
House Shumiatcher

House Shumiatcher

“Imagine a site fifteen minutes from the heart of downtown Vancouver, able to capture in one view: snow-covered mountains and...
Merrick House

Merrick House

“Merrick House is an exhaustive documentation of one of the Western Architectural period jewels, a home, Merrick, as a young...
Smith II House

Smith II House

“Over the course of his distinguished career, architect Arthur Erickson (1924-2009) designed numerous houses, each an exercise in transforming the...
Eppich House II

Eppich House II

“One glimpse of the cascading steel beams mirrored in the reflecting pond and it’s clear that the Hugo and Brigitte...
The Poetics of West Coast Modernism

The Poetics of West Coast Modernism

This catalogue was published in conjunction with exhibitions held at the Ferry Building Gallery, Gallery at West Vancouver Memorial Library...
Dreamers & Designers

Dreamers & Designers

“West Vancouver is a community defined by its geography, bordered on three sides by the ocean, backed by mountainous wilderness...
Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever

“Cabin Fever traces the course of the cabin in Canada and the United States – from the simple architecture of colonial...
Up North

Up North

“The legacy of Canadian architecture grows out of the landscape, a landscape that is mythic in its scale and power....
Twelve Modern Houses 1945-1985

Twelve Modern Houses 1945-1985

“This publication, part of the ongoing mandate of the Canadian Architectural Archives to examine the characteristics of Canadian architecture as...
Arthur Erickson: Layered Landscapes

Arthur Erickson: Layered Landscapes

“Canadian architect Arthur Erickson (1924-2009), was a passionate advocate of cultural awareness and a fervent explorer of human and natural...
Seven Stones

Seven Stones

“The book on the architect. Time magazine (US) has described Canada’s Erickson as a superstar in his field. Iglauer, in her best New...
The Architecture of Arthur Erickson

The Architecture of Arthur Erickson

“The Filberg, Smith, Catton, and Eppich houses, Simon Fraser and Lethbridge Universities, and Expo ’67 and Osaka pavilions, and the...
The Architecture of Arthur Erickson

The Architecture of Arthur Erickson

“The Filberg, Smith, Catton, and Eppich houses, Simon Fraser and Lethbridge Universities, and Expo ’67 and Osaka pavilions, and the...
BattersbyHowat Architects

BattersbyHowat Architects

“Monograph highlighting the contemporary West Coast designs of Vancouver’s BattersbyHowat Architects with an in-depth review of ten projects. Foreword by...
Bing Thom Works

Bing Thom Works

“A revealing look at the holistic, community-centred philosophy behind Bing Thom’s internationally acclaimed architecture. Forgotten spaces, declining malls and sterilized...
Scale + Timbre

Scale + Timbre

“The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts was designed by Bing Thom Architects (BTA) of Vancouver, BC. The Chan’s international...
Blue Sky Living

Blue Sky Living

Blue Sky Living features spectacular designs from an outstanding Canadian firm including stunning full-colour photography ·The book is written by...
Picturesque, Tectonic, Romantic

Picturesque, Tectonic, Romantic

“Based in Vancouver, this enthusiastic firm creates beautifully romantic buildings with a distinct West Coast Style. This is a unique...
Busby: Architecture’s New Edges

Busby: Architecture’s New Edges

Part monograph and part analysis on the post-traditional design industry by architect Peter Busby, a founding member of the Canada...
Gordon Smith: Don’t Look Back

Gordon Smith: Don’t Look Back

“This major new artist’s monograph presents the works of legendary Canadian painter, sculptor and printmaker, Gordon Smith. Smith has been...
Patkau Architects: Material Operations

Patkau Architects: Material Operations

“Patkau Architects is known for creating innovative, sculptural buildings that convey artistic expression through the purposeful use of materials. Patkau...
Patkau Architects

Patkau Architects

“Patkau Architects by Kenneth Frampton highlights the firm of Patkau Architects which was founded in 1978. This comprehensive monograph includes...
Patkau Architects

Patkau Architects

“Numerous examples of this Canadian team’s award-winning work are showcased in this volume. The book opens with a wide-ranging consideration...
Ron Thom and the Allied Arts

Ron Thom and the Allied Arts

Ron Thom (1923–1986) first made his name in British Columbia as an architect of dramatic, award-winning houses; and then in...
William Krisel’s Palm Springs

William Krisel’s Palm Springs

“This first major monograph chronicling the work and architectural philosophy of William Krisel features examples and insights from Krisel’s own...
Architecture and National Identity

Architecture and National Identity

Architecture and National Identity: The Centennial Projects, 50 Years On Marco L. Polo and Colin Ripley explore the remarkable philosophy...

 

 

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