Apr. 21, 2016 – Vancouver Sun (with Video)
When architect Joe Wai got a look at some of the classical gardens that dotted the landscape of China’s Suzhou City, he knew right away that his hometown of Vancouver would benefit from a similar space.
“We went to Suzhou and I couldn’t believe what was in store,” Wai said of the 1975 trip. “I said to our guys, our group, ‘We have to have one.’ Easy to say.”
Wai, along with Donald Vaughan and Wang Zu-Xin, designed the beloved Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Chinatown, which will celebrate its 30thanniversary on Saturday. Continue reading