Category:Buildings in Vancouver
Featured Building: Shangri-La
Expensive and opulent, Shangri-La hotels are tailored to the extremely wealthy and always aim to create a lasting impression with their buildings, as with Vancouver's Shangri-La building, the tallest in the city. Other examples include the Shangri-La Toronto, the eighth tallest building in Toronto, and the upcoming Jing An Shangri-La in West Shanghai, which will boast the largest ballroom without pillars in its city. 
Shangri-La chose Vancouver as the site of their first North American building, continuing their tradition of a mixed-use building which is part hotel and part apartment building. This model is typical of Eastern architecture, which often incorporates stores, restaurants, and even offices into luxury hotel buildings.
Shangri-La saw an opening in Vancouver, which had been rapidly growing in population and enjoying a strong residential housing market. They aimed to create a building that was not only luxurious, but also a standout from an architectural perspective in a city that hadn't recently seen new, unique buildings in the downtown area.
Recently Added Buildings:
- 2013-08-22: Sterling (1050 Smithe Street)
- 2013-08-21: Met
- 2013-08-20: Vista Royale
- 2013-08-20: Avanti
- 2013-08-16: 1277 Nelson
- 2013-08-15: Imperial Tower
- 2013-08-13: Robson and Richards
- 2013-08-13: Northlands
- 2013-08-09: Orca Place
- 2013-08-08: Bayshore Gardens
- 2013-08-08: West One
- 2013-08-07: Verona of Portico
- 2013-08-07: Nova
- 2013-08-07: Park Plaza
- 2013-07-31: Cielo (1205 West Hastings Street)
- 2013-07-31: Savona
- 2013-07-31: Savoy (928 Richards Street)
- 2013-07-31: Parkview Tower
- 2013-07-31: Espana I
- 2013-07-30: H-H
Sequel 138 - It stands on the former site of the Pantages Theatre, once one of Western Canada’s most treasured heritage buildings.
Cascina - Cascina draws its name from European culture; to be more specific, it is quite possible that it is named after a small town in Tuscany, Italy.
Kensington Place - Kensington Place is a century old regal concrete structure of only six levels, lovingly preserved, portraying the pride of ownership by its residents.
Canada House on the Water - Canada House features a subtle twist in design, east at the back and west at the front, that reflects practical as well as aesthetic considerations.
Grace - An iconic member of the Yaletown skyline, Grace defines luxury with its Rolls Royce car service for its residents.
Woodwards - Once the site of Vancouver's most famous department store, this Westbank-built property stands out as an example of incorporating social housing into condo living.
Rolston - The newest members of the False Creek skyline, Rolston, named for a former conservative politician, ironically caught attention with some unusually sexy advertising.
Electra - Once the Headquarters of BC Hydro (whose rooftop was former home of the 12 o'clock horn), this building was converted into downtown condos in the mid-1990s.
Beasley - Named after the City of Vancouver's former city planner and inductee to the Order of Canada, Larry Beasley.
Maddox - New in downtown Vancouver, close to marinas and Granville Island
Highrise from Onni a first for Port Coquitlam
New ‘suburbia’ features affordable and sustainable housing close to shops, dining and transit
Bring home only the useful and the beautiful
Condominiums that will meet LEED homes? green-building standards
Brentwood Bay on Saanich Inlet priced to reflect recessionary building-expenses
Raven Woods to grow by 100 households
Five-storey Destiny addition to North Vancouver community a promise of glass-house-in-the-forest residency
Why a ?James? might be in your future
Builders and their brokers put a lot of thought into the names of their buildings
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