Category: Construction

Fire plug

July 21st, 2021 — A fire plug amongst the weeds growing up through the stillborn Channel Ridge housing development on Salt Spring Island.

Updated: July 29, 2021 — 10:07 pm

It leaks

May 8th, 2021 — The front of a less than 5 year old townhouse complex on Gray Avenue, east of Wesbrook Mall, UBC. The back, below, is worse.

Updated: May 8, 2021 — 9:38 pm

940 beds

April 29th, 2021 — The UBC Pacific Residence on Student Union Blvd will when completed have beds for 940 upper-year students.

Updated: April 29, 2021 — 9:41 pm

Six years ago

March 16th, 2021 — Above is what it looks like today under the Howe Street on-ramp to the Granville Street Bridge at Beach Avenue and below is what it looked like six years ago.

Updated: March 16, 2021 — 8:41 pm

Beaver lodge

January 26th, 2021 — Beaver pond and lodge in Jericho Beach park along with unfinished work in the background.

Updated: January 28, 2021 — 8:32 pm

Houses lifted

January 27th, 2021 — I’m all for saving heritage houses but these three houses at 8th Avenue and Birch supposedly being “saved” by raising them on stilts and building a massive condo development underneath seems to be beyond the limits of common sense.

Updated: January 27, 2021 — 9:29 pm