Current Public Art Projects
River Green Village, Master Plan, Richmond

Located along the Fraser River in Richmond, between the Dinsmore and No. 2 Road bridges, Aspac’s River Green Village is a 27-acre residential shoreline community surrounded by world-class amenities and serene natural landscapes. Ballard Fine Art has been approached to develop a Master Public Art Plan for River Green. This Master Plan outlines the direction and approach of potential public art opportunities providing a roadmap for realizing innovative, diverse and compelling public artworks in keeping with Aspac’s project vision and community building objectives.

Burrard Place, Vancouver

Located in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, Reliance Properties and Jim Pattison Group’s Burrard Place is a landmark multi-tower, mixed-use project that will mark the entrance to downtown with a feature 54-storey signature tower. This project offers multiple art sites within the development’s public realm that will engage diverse audiences on a multitude of levels punctuating everyday moments for passers-by, visitors and residents. The public art at Burrard Place will foster community, creativity, identity, dialogue and connection.

Parq Resort and Casino, Vancouver

Located in the heart of Vancouver’s vibrant entertainment district, Parq Resort and Casino is poised to become this city’s iconic travel destination. In addition to two upscale hotels Parq Resort and Casino will feature extensive convention and meeting space, a luxurious rooftop spa, expansive outdoor terraces, nine restaurant and bar venues, a fitness centre, as well as the new Edgewater Casino. Paragon Holdings is committed to hosting a landmark public artwork that excites and inspires, adding to this city’s internationally recognized cultural and artistic landscape.

Gilmore Station, Master Plan, Burnaby

Onni Group of Companies proposes Gilmore Station, a major redevelopment project that will transform the area around the Gilmore Skytrain Station into an exciting new urban centre for Burnaby. Ballard Fine Art is pleased to be consulting on the public art component for Phase I of the Gilmore Station Master Plan. This is an exceptional opportunity to contribute to the artistic and cultural vibrancy of this dynamic new urban community, building legacy, civic pride and community identity.

 

Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Master Plan, Vancouver

Emily Carr University’s move to Great Northern Way offers exciting and unprecedented public art opportunities. The Master Public Art Plan provides a roadmap to guide the long-term vision for dynamic and diverse public art to be developed overtime, in keeping with the University’s core values as a worldwide centre of excellence in art, design and media education and research. The public art at Emily Carr will notably spark and significantly contribute to the historic, cultural and aesthetic legacy of this new bourgeoning academic, arts and cultural district in Vancouver.

King George Station – Phase B, Surrey

The landmark King George Station – Phase B development will provide an exceptional mix of uses that will contribute to a vibrant urban experience in Surrey City Centre. This iconic site will include a 2-storey retail podium, a 39-storey office and residential tower, and a 14-storey slab-block residential apartment building with a daycare. Inspired to create an active pedestrian oriented hub and engaging public realm, PCI is committed to hosting a captivating public artwork that speaks to the spirit and character of this rapidly evolving downtown core of Surrey.

Trump Tower, Vancouver

The much anticipated Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver will become the new icon transforming Vancouver’s skyline and bringing an unprecedented level of luxury lifestyle and service to the city. In this same spirit, the public art opportunity for this development is designed to meet the highest standards of artistic excellence, engaging audiences in unexpected and innovative ways, and contributing to this future landmark destination.

The Exchange, Vancouver

Designed by world renowned Swiss architect Harry Gugger, the prestigious Old Stock Exchange development presents an extraordinary public art component in the centre of Vancouver’s financial district. The elegance of the proposed tower, integrated with the iconic Old Stock Exchange heritage building, combined with the high level of sustainable practice, provide a compelling as well as challenging public art site. The addition of The Exchange public art project will greatly enhance our City‘s public art landscape.

Gold House, Burnaby

Rize Alliance’s proposed Gold House development is a high density mixed-use project strategically located at the intersection of McKay, Cassie Avenue and Beresford Street in the expanding Metrotown Towncentre area, Burnaby. This important project presents an exceptional opportunity to contribute a significant contemporary artwork to the Beresford Art Walk, building a cultural legacy for the City of Burnaby and Greater Vancouver.

601 West Hastings, Vancouver

Morguard’s 601 West Hastings development is a 25-storey mixed-use office and commercial tower located at the corner of W Hastings and Seymour streets in the heart of Downtown Vancouver. Sited at the open plaza, the public artwork will enhance the experience and enjoyment of the proposed building’s public realm by creating a welcoming context for the plaza’s public uses. High visibility of the public artwork from W Hastings and Seymour streets will animate and activate the building’s immediate surrounding as well as the neighbourhood.

Modello, Burnaby

Boffo’s high density mixed-use Modello development is located in the heart of Metrotown Town Centre at the intersection of Willingdon Avenue and Beresford Street in Burnaby. The Modello project plays a key role in the revitalization of Beresford Street and will serve as the gateway to the future Beresford Art Walk. The artwork selected for Modello’s public art project will contribute to the artistic foundation and vision of the Beresford Art Walk in a creative, meaningful and enduring way.

Park Royal Village Expansion, West Vancouver

The Park Royal Village Expansion presents a unique opportunity to provide three engaging public artworks. Two of these will represent Squamish Nation heritage and contemporary culture and will be sited on traditional Squamish Land at Park Royal. The third will be in keeping with the Park Royal Village Expansion, reflecting the development’s contemporary architecture and pedestrian oriented public realm. Larco and Park Royal are committed to ensuring the quality and integrity of the artwork reflect Squamish Nation heritage and complement the energy and vitality of the north shore community.

Centreview, North Vancouver

Onni Group with IBI Group Architecture proposes the construction of a mixed-use community living which includes three towers, one designated for office space and two for residential. The design of the development strives to promote architectural excellence, as well as enhance the social and environmental character of North Vancouver. Onni Group is committed to commissioning a unique artwork that reflects the rich history and vibrant contemporary culture of one of North Vancouver’s major commute routes and growing community districts.

Kings Crossing, Burnaby

Cressey’s Kings Crossing will be a vitalizing new mixed use community that will be the focal point of the Edmonds’ neighbourhood. Cressey looks forward to hosting a public artwork that befits Kings Crossing’s transformational architecture and presence at the prominent corner of Kingsway and Edmonds.

 

The Duke, Vancouver

The Duke will be a 14-storey LEED Gold reinforced concrete mid-rise development located in Vancouver’s culturally diverse Mount Pleasant neighbourhood.  The site is well located in a busy transit-oriented node near East Broadway and Kingsway. The public art opportunity at this site will respond to Mount Pleasant’s rich multi-cultural and historic diversity. The chosen work will make a significant contribution to the existing public art collection of the area, as well as the numerous art, design and cultural organizations in the neighbourhood.

Oxford Lane Townhomes, Richmond

Townline’s Oxford Lane Townhouse development is located in the growing West Cambie area of Richmond. Comprised of six-3 storey residential buildings this project will provide the community with family residences in close proximity to several enjoyable amenities. The Oxford Lane public art opportunity will be primarily design in nature and will enliven the complex’s public realm and pedestrian oriented streets.