October 30, 2015

James K.M. Cheng

James Cheng was born in Hong Kong and educated at the University of Washington and Harvard where he studied with Richard Meier.  Moving to Canada, he […]
October 24, 2015

A Visionary’s Vision: When Two Artists Collide

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 […]
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 […]
October 15, 2015

NEIGHBOUR | The Vancouver Art Gallery

If you don’t equate Vancouver with “art haven,” it’s time you discovered the fantastic Vancouver Art Gallery. Housed (for the time being — it’s looking for […]
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 […]
September 1, 2015

Study for le Mépris I – XIII

Study for le Mépris I – XIII Ian Wallace, 2010 Born in the UK but a longtime resident of Vancouver, artist Ian Wallace is recognized as […]
August 4, 2015

A Visionary’s Vision: His Story

For Ian Gillespie of Westbank, it isn’t necessarily about the quantity of projects produced, it’s the quality. There’s many artists in the world who have created […]
March 20, 2015

Hello Spring ’16’ Unveil

On March 4, 2015, we unveiled a new light installation by Bocci in our main hotel entrance. Beginning with a spring fashion show curated by luxury […]
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 […]