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 […]
March 14, 2015

Canadian design firm Bocci lights up the Vancouver sky

“Hotel owner, developer and founder of real-estate giant Westbank, Ian Gillespie, is known for integrating art and architecture in all his projects, saying it not only […]
March 14, 2015

In The Mix: Art collection at the Fairmont Pacific Rim

The art collection at Vancouver’s Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel has a deeper purpose than just filling the space at the hotel. Sonia Beeksma has more on […]
March 5, 2015

Hello Spring

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 […]