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Golden Tree

400 SW Marine Dr,
Vancouver, BC, Canada
V6P 6N6
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Standing 43 feet tall, Coupland has set the sculpture in front of a 25-foot by 40-foot image of Stanley Park, which has been installed above the front entrance to Intracorp's MC2 development at Cambie Street and SE Marine Drive. Made out of steel-reinforced resin and fiberglass and encased in a gold finish, the piece took more than 6,000 hours to fabricate.


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Coupland goes for the gold

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Douglas Coupland’s Golden Tree

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Douglas Coupland's Golden Tree unveiled in Vancouver

Piece of public art is replica of Stanley Park's famous Hollow Tree
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Douglas Coupland's Golden Tree sculpture unveiled in Vancouver

Vancouver writer and artist Douglas Coupland received a warm response during the unveiling of his 13-metre bright gold sculpture of Stanley Park’s iconic Hollow Tree on Saturday.
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Photos: Douglas Coupland's soon-to-be unveiled Golden Tree makes for eye-catching public art

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