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Joe Wai

Joe Wai has been involved with senior/social housing and a volunteer in Chinatown community issues for over 40 years. He is also the architect of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, the Chinatown Millennium Gate, the Chinese Cultural Centre Museum and Archives, the Chinatown Parkade and Plaza, and the Commemoration of Block 17 as well as many restorations of the early Chinatown Society buildings.

Stories by Joe Wai


At Last, a Healing Lodge in the Big City

A welcoming place for First Nations 'out of towners' seeking medical care takes shape in Vancouver.

By Joe Wai, 6 Jul 2011


Why Chinatown Needs to Grow Taller

Vancouver's historic district is struggling for its spiritual identity. If done right, higher buildings could help it succeed.

By Joe Wai, 16 Mar 2011