Notable Structures

Vancouver and its surroundings has several structures of technical or historical interest. The following compilation is a selection of Notable Structures selected by the organizing committee of the 2017 IABSE Symposium and the local engineering community.


The organizing committee of the 2017 IABSE Symposium published a booklet—Notable Structures in Vancouver and Beyond—to help Symposium participants explore the many impressive structures in Vancouver. The booklet is available alongside as a PDF document.

A limited number of printed booklets are still available for purchase at $30 plus GST. This memorable souvenir will make for a great display in your office reception area break room! Please contact info(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign) to obtain your copy of either publication.


We gratefully acknowledge the help of the following people in the making of this brochure: Adam Lubell, Adam Patterson, Alison Faulkner, Andrew Griezic, Andrew Seeton, Andy Metten, Carlos Ventura, David Goodyear, David Harvey, Derek Ratzlaff, Don Kennedy, Duane Palibroda, Dusan Radojevic, Eric Karsh, Fadi Ghorayeb, John Franquet, Justin Li, Katrin Habel, Kitty Leung, Martin Turek, Nick de Ridder, Paul Fast, Peter Buckland, Peter Taylor, Robert Jackson, Ron DeVall, Shane Cook, Thomas Wu, and Tim White.

More Information on Vancouver Structures

Further information on Vancouver’s historic structures can also be found on the following websites: