How a Smart, Progressive Property Tax Could Ease Our Housing Crisis

Guest author: Patrick Condon Does Vancouver need a new kind of tax on land? City council thinks it might, so has asked city staff to... Read More

Book Review – Dreamers and Designers: The Shaping of West Vancouver

Author: Francis Mansbridge (Harbour Publishing, 2018) The always-insightful Rebecca Solnit once wrote “A city always contains more... Read More

VancouverSpeculations: Covered Playgrounds

http://spacing.ca/vancouver/2018/12/17/vancouverspeculations-covered-playgrounds/Covered playground concept. To enlarge the image... Read More

Do Small in a Big Way: BC Housing Society’s first annual Summit

It’s not a movement about people claiming to be ‘tinier than thou’ but rather people making their own choices toward simpler and... Read More

REID: Heritage beyond a building’s walls

Hidden in the Distillery District, behind the unremarkable door of 36 Distillery Lane, is a staircase-museum. The simple stairway... Read More

The Changing Role of Architects in Canada – Lively Discussions at POP // CAN // CRIT 2018

The third Pop Can Crit architecture symposium, titled The Business of Architecture in Canada looked at the synergy between... Read More

District Lot 185: Vancouver’s West End

Written for VHF by guest author, Michael Kluckner. No Vancouver neighbourhood has more layers of heritage than the West End. Its early... Read More

Book Review: Rome – Urban Formation and Transformation

Author: Jon Michael Schwarting (Applied Research & Design, 2017) If you are into Roman architecture and urban planning…..and... Read More

Book Review: Smith House II

The design of a house is for me a resolution between the needs of a family and the demands of a site. The relationship between... Read More

Event: POP // CAN // CRIT 2018: The Business of Architecture in Canada, Oct. 19th

POP // CAN // CRIT 2018: The Business of Architecture in Canada WHERE: Simon Fraser University, Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre... Read More