Learn about the state of heritage and conservation projects in Vancouver today with experts in architecture and design, city planning and other related fields. The speakers will offer in depth illustrated talks followed by a Q&A. Join us at new venues across the city and learn about the issues, projects and topics that are relevant to the future of Vancouver’s historic neighbourhoods and buildings.
$15 or $9 (incl. tax) with a valid student ID (please phone our office for student tickets)
Each talk earns 2 Core LUs AIBC
Please note the Fall 2017 talk venues are at or near the project locations to view the sites
Creating a Plan for the St. Andrew’s-Wesley Restoration
Wednesday Nov 1, 12pm – 1:30pm
St. Andrew’s-Wesley Church, 1012 Nelson St (at Burrard St)
Come to St. Andrew’s-Wesley Church to hear Kate Robertson, Heritage Consultant at Donald Luxton and Associates, explain the process and considerations for creating a restoration plan of a Heritage Register ‘A’ building. Designed by architects Twizel and Twizel and completed in 1927, this Gothic church was built of granite and local Haddington Island stone, and was inspired by Durham Cathedral in England. Kate will speak about the process of creating a conservation plan including identifying significant features to be considered in a future restoration, the history of the site and story behind several stained glass windows as well as future plans to replace the roof.