The World’s Most Amazing Future Condo Developments

Image: Bjarkel Ingels' Vancouver House, courtesy WestbankBy Daniel Tencer
The Huffington Post Canada, Aug 31, 2015

If you’ve been to one of Canada’s larger cities in recent years, particularly Toronto or Vancouver, you may have noticed something of a condo craze.

According to the 2011 national household survey, 53.5 per cent of the residents of Canada’s three largest cities — Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver — live in condos, and that doesn’t even take into account the last four years of furious construction.

So how is Canada’s condo landscape holding up compared to the rest of the world? Well, we certainly aren’t building any of the world’s craziest or loudest condo projects, but we are building some good enough to make the short list of a global architecture competition.

Two Vancouver buildings currently in development — the Nelson on the Park and Vancouver House — have been nominated for best future residential project at the 2015 World Architecture Festival. Read more…

(Image: Bjarkel Ingels’ Vancouver House, courtesy Westbank)

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