Book Review – The Last Gang in Town

Author: Aaron Chapman (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2016) Those who love and study Vancouver know how quickly it transforms through... Read More

Event – Audacity: 9th Annual SCARP Symposium, March 3rd

Audacity: bold ideas for planning communities The School of Community and Regional Planning at UBC is excited to announce our upcoming... Read More

WWW: Designing the just and accessible city

Examining the gendered nature of public transit Recognizing the tremendous impact that traditional gender roles have on how... Read More

Building community through the use of public space in the sharing economy

What happens when fare collectors start to become wise to over-turnstile Bunz trade activity occurring at Ossington subway station... Read More

Book Review—In Defense of Housing

Authors: David Madden and Peter Marcuse (Verso, 2016) Everyone needs housing. But not everyone can afford it. If you’re willing... Read More

The Buzz Buzz on Tiny Homes

This month the BC Tiny House Collective has catapulted into the homes of Canadians. On January 15, 2017, Frances Bula, a long-time... Read More

Toronto is Debunking Myth that Families Won’t Live in Condos

Author’s Note: I am writing a short series, “Cities for Families” to showcase how local governments, non-profits and developers... Read More

Parks as natural places for engagement across difference

Ahead of Park People’s first national city parks conference in Calgary this coming March 2017, Park People’s Jake Tobin Garrett caught... Read More

The truth and post-truth about Pride and Black Lives Matter Toronto

Guest post by Mariana Valverde and Akwasi Owusu-Bempah Toronto’s police force has long been known for its sophisticated... Read More

WWW: Rethinking affordable housing

Floating shipping containers as affordable housing A Copenhagen design firm has created new affordable housing units out of... Read More