Visual Thoughts #42

Last VT image: The Dominion Building at sunset – Vancouver, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing... Read More

What Makes Stanley Park the Number One Park in the World

Vancouver’s 400 hectare urban oasis was recently voted the number one park in the world according to Trip Advisor, a travel... Read More

Book Review – Bing Thom Works

“As the author himself states, this is not the typical architect’s monograph. For the book, Bing Thom has selected a... Read More

Cartographically Speaking – City Clock (Broadway-City Hall station)

Click here to see the full image. The city is multi-dimensional. One of the main dimensions is time. Built up of layers of schedules ... Read More

Book Review – People Habitat: 25 Ways to Think About Greener, Healthier Cities

 Author: F. Kaid Benfield (Island Press, 2013) One thing I am constantly reminded of when reviewing the many books I’ve had the... Read More

Visual Thoughts #41

Last VT image: View from English Bay (First) Beach – Vancouver, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at... Read More

BOOK REVIEW – Socially Restorative Urbanism: The theory, process and practice of Experiemics

Authors: Kevin Thwaites, Alice Mathers, Ian Simkins (Routledge, 2014) Over the past several decades, a number of frameworks have... Read More

Visual Thoughts #40

Last VT image: Britannia Mining Museum – Squamish, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver... Read More

Book Review: River Notes – A Natural History of the Colorado

Author: Wade Davis (Island Press, 2012) I was shocked that I had not heard of Wade Davis before reading this book. For a man who has... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks – Mannahatta: An Natural History of New York City

Author: Eric W. Sanderson (Harry N. Abrams, 2013) Cities are inseparable from their unique landscapes.  The values and culture of the... Read More