A Deeper Dive into Family Friendly Affordable Housing at the Museum of Vancouver

On February 1st the RAIC Metro Vancouver Chapter hosted the second installment of this year’s MOV Built City Speaker Series, titled ‘A... Read More

Book Review: The Sagrada Familia

Author: Gijs van Hensbergen (Bloomsbury Press, 2017) Giljs van Hensbergen has pulled off a remarkable feat, taming the monstre sacr... Read More

The Death and Life of the Single-Family House

When experts try to explain how Vancouver’s history has impacted its housing crisis, they often point to Expo 86 as ground zero. But... Read More

What’s next for Old City Hall

Originally published on the Ryerson City Builders Institute Big changes are coming to one of Toronto’s most treasured buildings. The... Read More

Book Review From the Stacks: Partnerships in Urban Property Development

Authors: Nigel Dubben and Brendan Williams (Wiley, 2009) When developments are created it is generally the property developer or... Read More

Hidden Intelligence: Preserving Historic Settlement Patterns

Humanity’s collective drive towards urbanization within the past century has gone hand-in-hand with the mindless erasure and... Read More

Video Vancouver: Northeast False Creek Animation

Via Joseph Hruda: Concord Pacific Waterfront Entertainment District Master Plan & Animation by: CIVITAS Urban Design &... Read More

Book Review – Destination Architecture

Author: Phaidon Editors (Phaidon Press, 2017) The global perspective provided by this portable book makes it the ideal companion for... Read More

Book Review – The Strip: Las Vegas and the Architecture of the American Dream

Author: Stefan Al (The MIT Press, 2017) The first time I visited Las Vegas, I was quickly taken aback at the structures. I’d just... Read More

Book Review – Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness: Architectural Multiculturalism in North America

Author: Donia Zhang (Routledge, 2015) Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness deals with the impact of the design of ethnic Chinese... Read More