A new exhibit now open at the Wentworth Villa Architectural Heritage Museum features a scale model of Francis Rattenbury’s Oak Bay mansion. (Wentworth Villa/Facebook)

The Wentworth Villa Architectural Heritage Museum in Victoria reopens with 3 new exhibits

The three exhibits will feature the history of architecture and the architect that made Victoria

 

Architect Michael Green - Photography by Julia Logliscia

Mother Nature’s fingerprints

Architect Michael Green, building with wood, and the art of life

  • Feb 25, 2022

 

This unique home at 1370 Dallas Rd. is among five residences featured on this year’s Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s House Tour, happening Sept. 22. Photo courtesy Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Tour Government House and other homes, enjoy art along the way

The Art Gallery’s 66th annual House Tour features artists at work, artistic floral displays

 

Blaise McDonald’s winding path to MAC Renovations

Blaise McDonald’s winding path to MAC Renovations

Moving from marine electrician to construction management

  • Apr 15, 2019
Blaise McDonald’s winding path to MAC Renovations
The corporate magician Randy Therrien

The corporate magician Randy Therrien

Candel Custom Homes Ltd. CEO enjoys the Okanagan lifestyle

  • Apr 8, 2019
The corporate magician Randy Therrien
Art from the Earth at Ancient Art of Stone

Art from the Earth at Ancient Art of Stone

Artists Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettle create rock artworks for the home and landscape

  • Sep 25, 2018
Art from the Earth at Ancient Art of Stone
David Coulson, Designing Homes For Life

David Coulson, Designing Homes For Life

Vancouver Island designer, architect and craftsman designs for a sustainable future

  • Sep 19, 2018
David Coulson, Designing Homes For Life
European Elegance in Cordova Bay Home

European Elegance in Cordova Bay Home

Dream house offers ocean views

  • Aug 29, 2018
European Elegance in Cordova Bay Home
Emily Carr House, where the Canadian artist lived as a child, is one of the stops on the James Bay tour put on by the Architectural Institute of British Columbia. Photo contributed

Summer walking tours explore Victoria’s architectural history

Expert guides shed light on the histories of Chinatown, Fort Victoria and James Bay

Emily Carr House, where the Canadian artist lived as a child, is one of the stops on the James Bay tour put on by the Architectural Institute of British Columbia. Photo contributed
Combining the best building practices from Canada and his birth country of New Zealand, Damon Gray of NZ Builders Ltd. is working to provide healthier home building options for Victoria and beyond. He innovates with Tilt Up Concrete Insulated Panels that fit together to create energy-efficient and long-lasting homes. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

VIDEO: Innovating healthier homes

NZ Builders bring commercial concept into residential realm to improve energy efficiency and health

Combining the best building practices from Canada and his birth country of New Zealand, Damon Gray of NZ Builders Ltd. is working to provide healthier home building options for Victoria and beyond. He innovates with Tilt Up Concrete Insulated Panels that fit together to create energy-efficient and long-lasting homes. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)