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Artist: Senft, Douglas
Located at: 245 West Esplanade Avenue, North Vancouver
Neighbourhood: Waterfront
Category: Civic
Status: Existing
Sponsor: City of North Vancouver
District of North Vancouver
North Vancouver Community Arts Council

The steel beams have been designed to reflect the outlined shapes of the mountains surrounding the North Shore and reflect the artist's perception of "spiritual quality" within the landscape. Cathedral is intended to invite the public to walk through it, sensing the "spirit inside the work".


Steel beams, 75 feet wide by 115 feet long


About the Artist:

Douglas Senft graduated with honours from the Vancouver School of Art in 1972. His work is in private and public collections, the City of Vancouver Municipal Collection, the Art Bank of Canada and the Washington State Arts Public Place Collection.

After many years of designing and fabricating welded steel art furniture and architectural elements, he devoted the majority of his practice in recent years to the creation of public art projects. Mr. Senft lived and worked in Royston, B.C.