January 27, 2017

Japan Unlayered

From January 27 to February 28, 2017, join Westbank and Peterson Group at Vancouver’s Fairmont Pacific Rim as they host a special exhibition that celebrates contemporary […]
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 […]
April 18, 2016

A Pulse of Its Own

This June, a bold reinterpretation of luxury is coming to Fairmont Pacific Rim. Designed for the elite, in-the-know traveller, our new collection of chic Owner’s Suites […]
March 28, 2016

VAG Art Auction 2016

Join the Vancouver Art Gallery for Art Auction 2016, an exclusive evening bringing together valued art collectors, artists and donors in support of the VAG celebrating its 85th […]
December 2, 2015

Best Foot Forward

“Like many travel destinations, Fairmont Pacific Rim will have a smartly decorated tall green tree adorning its lobby during the holiday season. But beside it will […]
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 […]