|Architect Bing Thom had thought deeply about good design around cities|
|The Chan Centre at UBC is well know for its acoustics|
|The Xiqu Centre is being built in West Kowloon|
An interesting side note is that the building has more washrooms for women than men, as there is always a line for women.
He immigrated to Vancouver when he was very young and in a radio interview admitted he didn't know a word of English let alone the alphabet. He later studied architecture at UBC and UC Berkeley, and then worked at the offices of Fumihiko Maki and Arthur Erickson before opening his own firm, Bing Thom Architects.