The amazing artwork inside Vancouver International

Artworks are often placed to awe and inspire onlookers, but Vancouver International Airport has gone a step further – using art to showcase the rich cultural heritage of the region’s indigenous people. Howard Slutsken visited the Pacific hub to admire the view...

Art in airports is nothing new. However, Vancouver International (YVR) has taken the age-old concept to fantastic new levels, designing its terminals around installations created to reflect the area’s indigenous traditions and stunning landscape.

“Airports are more than just buildings and runways and parking lots, ” Rita Beiks, curator of the YVR Art Programme, told Airports of the World. “They encompass the spirit and capture the imagination of the community.”

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