Water Street by the Park Unveils Historic-Inspired Public Art

Water Street by the Park Unveils Historic-Inspired Public Art

Dayana L. - Feb 11, 2024

As the Lunar New Year ushers in a wave of fresh beginnings, Water Street by the Park is thrilled to unveil plans for an extraordinary public art installation set to become the largest of its kind in the city. Conceived by Roderick Quin from Ombrae Studios, this significant podium level artwork draws its inspiration from the area's historical connection to Chinatown. Quin's design is a masterful interplay of traditional and contemporary elements, featuring a lattice grid adorned with ornately hand-carved wooden screens. These screens will be intricately detailed with floral motifs, echoing the rich patterns found in traditional Chinese brocade fabric. Notably, the design will incorporate representations of the Okanagan Sunflower, celebrated as the city's official flower, subtly weaving local symbolism into the fabric of this public piece.

In conjunction with this artistic announcement, Water Street by the Park extends a warm invitation to the community to explore a scale model of the installation at their Presentation Centre. This model is part of an effort to provide a tangible connection to the art piece and to share the vision behind this landmark project. Additionally, in the spirit of the Lunar New Year celebrations, the developers have introduced an enticing deposit offer, allowing potential homeowners to secure their place in this landmark development with just a 10% down payment, for a limited time.

While the announcement of the art installation has captivated public attention, construction progress on the site is visibly advancing, with the Eli tower of Water Street by the Park reaching new heights. Currently at level 8, the tower's ascent is a clear indicator of the rapid development pace, symbolizing the project's commitment to transforming the city's skyline.

This blend of cultural homage and modern urban development encapsulates the essence of Water Street by the Park's vision for the future—a future where art, community, and architectural innovation converge to create a vibrant living space in the heart of the city. As construction progresses and the installation of Quin's artwork nears, Water Street by the Park is poised to become not only a residential haven but a new cultural landmark for the city.

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