July 5, 2021

Knowledge Network: Form + Place

Another elegant documentary from the Knowledge Network: “The people, places and things that have left their mark on BC’s unique design and architecture history, where tradition has always held less sway.”

An eclectic collection of B.C.’s greatest design (and designers) with some surprising inclusions (like the cabin).  It could probably have benefitted from something that tied them altogether.  But maybe that’s the point: there really isn’t anything.

Here’s a preview:

Stream here.  Registration required.


People: John and Patricia Patkau, John Fluevog, Arthur Erickson, Ned Pratt and the BC Electric building

Arthur Erickson’s Baldwin House


Places: Nitobe Memorial Garden, Granville Island

Nitobe Garden at UBC


Things: The Cabin, the Vancouver Special

The Special, of course



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