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

Visual Thoughts #62

Last VT image: Alice Lake – Squamish, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver. He is also... 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

Video Vancouver: Symptoms of Congestion

Via the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation: Congestion is a pain for commuters across Metro Vancouver every day. The good news... 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

Video Vancouver: Vanniversary

Via City of Vancouver: For Vancouver’s birthday [April 6], we asked citizens some fun questions through our TalkVancouver.com... 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

Visual Thoughts #61

Last VT image: Idiosyncratic attic window in Strathcona, Vancouver. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing... Read More

The lost streets of South Parkdale

No Toronto neighbourhood paid for the Gardiner Expressway quite like Parkdale. Before construction of the lakefront highway in 1958... Read More