Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Digital Orca, a.k.a. Pixel Whale

A 25-foot-tall leaping Killer Whale rendered in pixilated blocks of aluminum by artist Douglas Coupland. Signs warn visitors not to stand on "Lego Whale"s tail, but it's such a good photo op that they do anyway.

Address:
1055 Canada Pl., Vancouver, BC, Canada
Directions:
Stands outside the northwest corner of the new Vancouver Convention Centre, which is on the north edge of the city. From Canada Place, parking is one-half block west of the Burrard St. intersection, on the right side.
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Pixel Whale.

Digital Orca, a.k.a. Pixel Whale

Pixel Whale -- worth it! Parking can be tricky, but there is some street parking on either side.

[Meg, 10/15/2014]

In 2009, sculptor Douglas Coupland created a 25-ft. tall Lego-like leaping Killer Whale overlooking Vancouver Harbour near the West Vancouver Convention Center. Also known as "Digital Orca" and "Lego Whale."


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