Masters of West Coast Modernism

This past week, the West Vancouver Museum hosted Masters of West Coast Modernism, a reception featuring the architecture of five... Read More

Book Review – Architecture’s Odd Couple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson

Author: Hugh Howard (Bloomsbury Press, 2016) In architectural terms, the twentieth century can be largely summed up with two names... Read More

Book Review – Forensic Architecture: Violence at the Threshold of Detectability

Author: Eyal Weizman (MIT Press, 2017) I was as surprised as anybody: consoling a number of design students in the foyer of the Museu... Read More

The parking garage of the future!

In the 1950s and 60s, Toronto, like cities all over the world, struggled with challenges delivered by the rise of the private... Read More

Event: BIG TIMES screening at VIFF 2017!

Big Time (Vancouver International Film Festival) WHEN: Sept 28 – Oct 13 Big Time DIR. KASPAR ASTRUP SCHRÖDER,, DENMARK Seven... Read More

Book Review – Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays

Editor: Nancy S. Steinhardt (Princeton University Press, 2017) The study of traditional Chinese architecture and building techniques... Read More

EVENT: Masters of West Coast Modernism, Sept. 12

MASTERS OF WEST COAST MODERNISM A Celebration and Reception Tues, Sept 12, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm West Vancouver Museum 680 17th... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 015, Summer Reading Series, Part II

We speak to Globe & Mail architecture critic Alex Bozikovic about Toronto Architecture: a city guide, a series of guided walking... Read More

Call for Entries: Urbanarium’s 2017 Missing Middle Housing Competition

What would it take to solve Vancouver’s housing crisis? The not-for-profit organization Urbanarium has issued an invitation to... Read More

The first Modern apartment complex in Toronto

The three towers of the City Park co-op apartments on Wood Street behind Maple Leaf Gardens don’t really stand out among the... Read More