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

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Video Vancouver: How cohousing can make us happier (and live longer)

Via TED Loneliness doesn’t always stem from being alone. For architect Grace Kim, loneliness is a function of how socially... Read More

A Vancouver Parable: False Prophets, Green Illusions and Vanishing Neighbourhoods

A stroll along Vancouver’s Broadway west of Macdonald offers the pedestrian many small, engaging storefronts. The low awnings provide... Read More

Portrait Sonore visits Ottawa Downtown Modern

Portrait Sonore has released the latest of its podcast documentaries of Canadian urban spaces; Ottawa Downtown Modern. These... Read More

Notes from Italy

“To make this course of action clear to my French readers, I must explain that in Italy, a country very far away from us, people... Read More