Vancouver’s often territorial approach to its self-definition can sometimes be unapologetically anonymous. This is not the case, however, for artist Paul de Guzman who has teamed up with the Vancouver Heritage Foundation (VHF) and has recently unveiled a text-and-image public artwork on The Wall in downtown Vancouver. De Guzman has hazarded a challenge to the traditional conception of what constitutes the definition of a city.
Campos Leckie is not an office but a studio. Michael Leckie joined us for a chat about what the two designers and their studio company are up to in today’s creative climate for the modern aesthetic. He was able to enlighten us as to some particular trends and movements in current architecture and within Vancouver’s cultural scene.