DescriptionThe Vancouver Public library is situated in the Library Square Building, a city block which includes an office tower, shops, restaurants, underground parking and a rooftop garden. Construction for the $100 million complex the largest capital project undertaken by the city -- was completed in 1995. The seven story library is 37,000 square metres with a seating capacity of 1200. There are 1.5 million books, periodicals and other reference materials. A distinguishing feature is a free-standing elliptical wall containing reading areas connected by bridges from the central structure. The library is a hub of activity during business hours and beyond.
Eric Burke | Vancouver features original photographic art of the cityscape, landscape and architecture of Vancouver and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.
Bio: Eric Burke’s collection of original photography, illustration and graphic art celebrates Vancouver and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Born and raised in Vancouver, Eric has an intimate knowledge of his subject. His art is infused with a pride in and enthusiasm for the culture and landscape of the West Coast. Influenced by pop culture, fashion and surrounding natural and urban scenery, his images offer captured moments in the evolution of the city.
Eric has served as a graphic designer since 1996 and has worked exclusively in Vancouver all his professional life. His formal training includes numerous design and graphics programs from a range of accredited local colleges and universities. Eric has applied his design expertise to a wide variety of businesses, from publishing, real estate marketing and graphic design studios to advertising and marketing agencies. His work has appeared everywhere from brochures, billboards and international publications to greeting cards, vehicles and t-shirts.