EVENT: Wellbeing Dialogue—Embracing a Livable and Healthy City

Wellbeing Dialogue: Embracing a Livable and Healthy City through Strong Cultural and Social Connections Details Date: Thursday, May 4... Read More

WWW: Standing ground or biting the hand that feeds you?

Barcelona’s war on tourism How Barcelona is reclaiming the city for residents, not tourists in order to reinvigorate the central city... Read More

What does the future hold for Vancouver’s Chinatown?

In 2014, the City of Vancouver announced a three-year, $2.5 million grant program to provide critical upgrades to Chinatown’s historic... Read More

The Artful City: Art That Belongs to All of Us

Interview by: Gill Baldwin The Artful City series looks beyond Toronto in a new set of articles and interviews investigating public... Read More

Urban mosques: Places of worship that knit communities together

The attack on the mosque in Quebec City early this year left many Canadians deeply perturbed. While we were still grappling with the... Read More

Book Review: Now I Sit Me Down

Author: Witold Rybczynski (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016) Following in the lineage of his acclaimed works Home: A Short History of... Read More

EVENT: Brasilia: Life After Design (Film), May 8th

Join the Museum of Vancouver for the Canadian premiere of Bart Simpson’s sublime urban documentary film, BRASILIA: Life After... Read More

Queen Elizabeth Park: Vancouver’s Axis Mundi

There is wide agreement among scholars of comparative mythology that the ‘axis mundi’ is the most ancient and culturally... Read More

Event: Vancouver Design Week(end) 2017, May 12-14

Vancouver Design Week(end) will run from May 12–14 throughout Vancouver. Vancouver Design Week(end) (VDW) is the city’s official... Read More

WWW: Cities of the developing world: forgotten spaces, hidden gems, and big ideas

The edges of a mega-city This photo essay documents the fringes of Mexico City, showing the forgotten spaces of urban perimeters... Read More