Granville Island Redevelopment

Vancouver's cultural heart

Mixed-Use

Evoke DIALOG | Granville Island | Vancouver, BC

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Location
Vancouver, BC
Client
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Completion
1982
DIALOG Services

Architecture
Planning & Urban Design

We were interested in the buildings and the stories they had to tell. We fought to give them new purpose and show people how special they could be – if used meaningfully.

Joost Bakker
Four key elements

Non-traditional retail space, the production of goods / education on site, authentic landscaping, and festival space.

Shifting the Island's energy

… is the fact that there are no loading docks or curbs.

The free flow of vehicles, bicycles, and foot traffic bring a natural energy to the site.