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BIG and Beyond: Ian Gillespie on Westbank’s Ongoing Evolution

June 3, 2016

Our owner and developer, Westbank, was recently featured on Architizer, the world’s largest database of architecture online. Founder, Ian Gillespie, shared his insights on founding and growing Westbank as a development practice. Emma Macdonald: When you first started,…

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A Visionary’s Vision: The Evolution of a Growing Art Program

November 1, 2015

Our owners and developers, Westbank, have now installed 30 pieces of major public art and the evolution of their art practice has mounted from featuring good local artists, to now working with a dozen of…

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A Visionary’s Vision: When Two Artists Collide

October 24, 2015

In March 2015, Fairmont Pacific Rim unveiled 16.480 by Omer Arbel in our main entrance. On any given day, you can see the best collection of really beautiful cars in Vancouver, so owner and developer…

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