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Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Built in 1959 as part of an international design competition, the Queen Elizabeth Theatre is now home to Vancouver Opera and Ballet British Columbia. Since 1996, Vancouver Civic Theatres has committed to a long range strategy for the restoration, rehabilitation and renovation of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in order to enhance the theatre’s production capabilities, acoustic performance, audience comfort and enjoyment, life-safety features and positioning in a competitive market.

Photography/Rendering: Ed White (Theatre)
Scott Massey (Plaza)
  • Client: City of Vancouver/Vancouver Civic Theatres
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Size: 95,000 ft² existing building (2,781 seats)
  • Completion: 2010
  • Awards:
    2011 Canadian Consulting Engineer Award of Excellence
    2011 City of Vancouver Heritage Award
    
2010 Heritage BC Award of Honour

    2003 Vancouver Heritage Award
    
2001 Lieutenant Governor Award of Merit
    2000 IDI BC Award of Excellence
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