Book Review – Copp House

Author: Adele Weder (ORO Editions (2017)  In a mansion-filled Vancouver neighbourhood not far from the University of British Columbia... Read More

The Arts and Crafts Movement in Early Vancouver

By Jim Wolf for Vancouver Heritage Foundation The Arts and Crafts movement in Vancouver has left a rich legacy that is expressed in... Read More

EVENT: Heritage Vancouver 2018 Top10 Watch List – Bus Tour, June 9th

2018 Top10 Watch List – Bus Tour DATE: Sat, 9 June 2018 TIME: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT LOCATION: Meet outside the Museum of Vancouver... Read More

Writing Vancouver – Smashed Egg Syndrome

SMASHED EGG SYNDROME or How to Make an Omelette If you want to make an omelette, you have to break a few eggs. — City of Burnaby... Read More

Book Review – Walls and a Roof: The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession

Author: Reinier de Graaf (Harvard University Press, 2017) Architecture is a strange discipline, full of contradictions: it is at once... Read More

REID: Hi-Lo-rise infill buildings

Amidst the discussion of the potential and challenges of building new mid-rise buildings to increase density along Toronto’s... Read More

Future Ready Vancouver: Making Metro Vancouver the model for the resilient city

“WSP presents a panel discussion on the social and environmental opportunities and risks facing Vancouver. Panelists include Michael... Read More

“Check This Out” – Fostering Community Through Co-ownership

It’s no secret that Vancouver’s hostile housing market has shut out many potential buyers. Young professionals and families looking... Read More

Book Review – Design For Good: A New Era of Architecture for Everyone

Author: John Cary (Island Press, 2017) The central theme of this book is dignity. Design for Good: A New Era of Architecture for... Read More

Lore Krill – A Tale of Two Co-operative Housing Projects

Housing co-ops can encompass the closest form to a successful and authentic mixed-income concept. Co-ops allow the creation of high... Read More