Audacious Planning: Takeaways from the 2017 UBC SCARP Student Symposium

The 9th annual UBC SCARP Student Symposium took place on Friday, March 3rd at the AMS Nest on the UBC Campus. This year’s theme... Read More

11 Milestones that will Shape Vancouver’s Future

What are the significant events, activities and decisions in 2016 that will shape Vancouver’s future? Earlier this fall, the Vancouver... Read More

Emergency Shelter Distribution in BC

Map courtesy of author. To interact with it, click here: Homelessness, emergency shelters, and affordable housing are not simply... Read More

Year-In-Review Panel Pinpoints Milestones of 2016

The Vancouver City Planning Commission convened their second annual Year-In-Review forum on January 30, 2017 to consider milestones in... Read More

Book Review: The Death and Life of the Single Family House

Author: Nathaniel Lauster (Temple University Press, 2016) In The Death and Life of the Single Family House: Lessons from Vancouver on... Read More

River District Appeals to Families with Walkability, Nature and Fun

Author’s Note:I am writing a short series, “Cities for Families” to showcase how local governments, non-profits and the private... Read More

Book Review—Local Code: 3659 Proposals About Data, Design, and the Nature of Cities

Author: Nicholas de Monchaux (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) Sometimes, you don’t know where you are going until you get there... Read More

Book Review—Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs

Author: Robert Kanigel (Knopf , 2016) Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs is the first significant biography of the woman who... Read More