September 20, 2017

Georgia Straight Best of Vancouver Winner!

The 22nd Annual Georgia Straight ‘Best of Vancouver’ Awards have just been released and we are thrilled to announce that Botanist, The Lobby Lounge and Fairmont […]
September 8, 2017

36 Hours in Vancouver Includes a Visit to Botanist

We are thrilled to share the news that Botanist has been included in The New York Times’ 36 Hours in Vancouver’ story, featuring an itinerary of select […]
August 10, 2017

Botanist in the Running for Air Canada enRoute Magazine’s Top 10

Air Canada enRoute magazine is putting together its annual ranking of Canada’s Best New Restaurants and Botanist is in the running for the Top 10! This […]
April 5, 2017

Dream Job Alert

In Spring 2017, an exciting new restaurant concept will be opening at Fairmont Pacific Rim. We are seeking talented, passionate and energetic people to join our […]
June 3, 2016

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

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 […]
November 4, 2015

Public Art in the Great Outdoors – Downtown Vancouver’s Best Walking Tours

“Passionate about art? Love being outside? Grab your umbrella and lace up your walking shoes! With Vancouver’s self-guided Public Art Walking Tours you can have the […]
October 18, 2015

The Fairmont Presents “The Art of Development” in Hotel that Helped Define Vancouverism

“The hotel was designed by James Cheng, an architect who blends elements of Asian design with modern west-coast demands for the hi-tech. His green glass towers […]
September 16, 2015

A Visionary’s Vision: The Hotel

Layering is a theme throughout the Westbank practice and the layering never stops. Every year, you can be certain that they will add significant pieces of […]
March 15, 2015

“16” by Bocci – The light.

““The gratifying thing about this project is to see a spark from the past finally realized,” Arbel says. That spark has grown into the glow of 16’s […]
March 14, 2015

Bocci Unveils Mesmerizing, Forest-Like Installation

“The permanent installation marks the latest in a series of public art pieces located around the city of Vancouver, much of which are spearheaded by the […]