DOWNS, Barry




Author Tags: Architecture, Religion

A Vancouver architect, Barry Downs celebrated B.C.'s early churches and church sites in Sacred Places: British Columbia's Early Churches (D&M, 1980). It received an Eaton's Book Award.

As a photographer in the 1950s and 60s, Selwyn Pullan documented a new type of West Coast modernisn in architecture. His photographs capturing Vancouver's rapidly changing urban landscape comprise an extensive retrospective for Selwyn Pullan: Photographing Mid-Century West Coast Modernism (D&M $45), the first full-length book dedicated to his photographs, with writing by Barry Downs, Donald Luxton, Kiriko Watanabe and Adele Weder. 978-1-55365-947-1

BOOKS:

Sacred Places: British Columbia's Early Churches (D&M, 1980)
Selwyn Pullan: Photographing Mid-Century West Coast Modernism (D&M, 2012) With Donald Luxton, Kiriko Watanabe, and Adele Weder. $45 978-1-55365-947-1

[BCBW 2012] "Architecture" "Eaton's" "Religion"

Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
Sacred Places: British Columbia's Early Churches
Selwyn Pullan: Photographing Mid-Century West Coast Modernism