EVENT: AxA – Art by Architects

The Metro Vancouver Chapter of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) would like to invite you to Art x Architects –... Read More

Book Review From the Stacks – Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities: Design Strategies for the Post-carbon World

These days it has become nearly impossible to open a newspaper or read a website without encountering numerous doomsday predictions of... Read More

Kids in the City: Raising a family in a 500sq ft laneway home

Akua Schatz, a director at the Canadian Green Building Council, and her photographer husband, Brendon Purdy, currently live in a home... Read More

McAdam, New Brunswick and the struggle of small communities

Many small towns, communities, and rural areas face challenges with the decline of traditional industries such as forestry. Often... Read More

Identifying Intangible Heritage Values for Vancouver’s Chinatown

Heritage BC is conducting a public process around Identifying Intangible Heritage Values for Vancouver’s Chinatown. Submit your... Read More

The two worlds of my Etobicoke

My childhood was spent surrounded by the Humber River and grocery stores. I live in Rexdale, where there’s not much to do and every... Read More

Oppose the building, not the people

HALIFAX – Know what happens when too many rats live together? According to one influential study, they become violent and... Read More

Navigating Cultural Appropriation in Public Art

Ongoing discussions around public art and cultural appropriation among Edmonton’s arts community and its critics have left some... Read More

EVENT: Urbanist Meetup—Sunday, August 9, 2015, 3pm-5pm

It’s back! The Vancouver Urbanist Meetup is returning with a special summer edition! This month, we’ll be meeting at the... Read More

Book Review – City by City: Dispatches from the American Metropolis

Edited by Keith Gessen and Stephen Squibb (n+1 / Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015) When people write about their city it is... Read More