VancouverSpeculations: Commercial Dr./Kanaalstraat

Diversifying transportation options is one of the most pressing issues in urban planning and design circles—the creation and... Read More

VancouverSpeculations: Beginnings

‘Speculation’ is one of the most suspect words in urban planning and development conversations. With its contemporary economic... Read More

Listen to the Cucumber Part II: Theory to Practice

A selected writing from the cognizant Oscar Woodbead. It brings me tremendous pleasure to announce that as a result of my previous... Read More

Event: Vancouver Cycling Infrastructure / Hollywood North Bike Tour

Source: Urbanarium Join us as we explore how Vancouver’s urban environment is shaped – come with us on one of our new guided... Read More

Listen to the Cucumber

An essay by the cordial Oscar Woodbead I was sitting in an empty sushi restaurant in Vancouver at some time on some evening. But of... Read More

Smart Technology, and Smarter Communities

Humans are a resilient species. We have reached nearly every corner of the globe and adapted our lifestyles over generations. However... Read More

Space Junk Made in Ottawa

The first human artifacts appeared in space in the late 1950s: strange and beautiful satellites, many of which remain in orbit today... Read More

Video Vancouver: Measuring Magic – Affection

PPS founder Fred Kent shares his insights on affection in public space, including why it matters, what to look for, and how to make it... Read More

Book Review: The Sagrada Familia

Author: Gijs van Hensbergen (Bloomsbury Press, 2017) Giljs van Hensbergen has pulled off a remarkable feat, taming the monstre sacr... Read More