Cartographically Speaking – CoV Elementary School Capacity vs Child Population by Neighbourhood

Click here to see an enlarged version. In September 2016, I unexpectedly received an email from a concerned Vancouverite. She had read... Read More

Women Mobility Survey and #UrbanDesign4Women Twitter Chat

RELEASE: Slow Streets Have you ever wondered if our city streets, mobility networks, and public spaces could be redesigned to enhance... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 019, Out In The Cold

In this episode, we speak to Toronto Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam about the desperate call to provide more shelter space this winter... Read More

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

Release: CoV appoints new General Manager of Arts, Culture and Community Services

The City of Vancouver is happy to announce that Sandra Singh, current Chief Librarian at Vancouver Public Library, will take on the... Read More

Book Review – Rethinking A Lot: The Design and Culture of Parking

Author: Eran Ben-Joseph (MIT Press, 2015) Surface parking lots are ever-present in the contemporary city. Moovelab’s incredible... 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

Video: Vancouver Foundation’s 2017 Connect & Engage

Highlights from the Vancouver Foundation‘s  2017 Connect & Engage Report measuring the strength of connections and... Read More

Release: Vancouver Is the Most Unaffordable North American Housing Market

Real estate platform Point2 Homes determined the housing affordability levels of the 50 most populous cities in North America, by... Read More

Vancouver’s Built Legacy: Transitioning a DTES Jail to Affordable Living

Steps from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside police headquarters, stands a former jail that once haunted the community even beyond its... Read More