B.C.’s Best Buildings Reflect History, Memories


The Marine Building is heavily adorned with Art Deco style decorations. (Jeff Hitchcock)

By Jesara Sinclair
CBC News Posted, Nov 17, 2014

Architect Dave Hewitt reveals the results of a contest to find B.C.’s best building

The results are in for a contest seeking out the “best” building in British Columbia.

The Architecture Foundation of B.C. opened the contest to nominations in April, asking people to submit buildings they had an emotional attachment to, not just those with architectural merit.

The contest received over 400 submissions, which people were able to vote for online. A panel of judges met to choose the top contender in each of four regions, and People’s Choice Awards were also given to the buildings with the most online votes.

David Hewitt, president of the Architecture Foundation of B.C., announced the winners on The Early Edition. Read more…

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