WWW: Inclusive urban visions

How to build inclusive communities Challenging urban segregation is essential for economic and social suitability but requires... 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

Release: Free UBC online edX course – Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs, April 4th

ECODESIGN FOR CITIES AND SUBURBS A New Free Internet Course Offered on edX by the University of British Columbia Architects, urban... Read More

Release: Full-Tea and History of early Farmers in BC at London Heritage Farm

With Canada celebrating its 150th birthday this year, heritage sites are an resourceful way to discover and revive the history of... Read More

Book Review – Austere Gardens: Thoughts on Landscape, Restraint, & Attending

Author: Marc Treib (ORO Editions, 2016) With no less than sixteen books under his belt focused on landscape and architecture... Read More

Is Public Sex in Parks a Public Safety Concern?

By Marsha McLeod and Jen Roberton The presence of public sex in parks is a long standing tradition in urban centres. For some, having... Read More

Book Review – State of the World: Can a City Be Sustainable?

Author: Worldwatch Institute (Island Press, 2016) Every year since I started writing for Spacing, I have found myself anxiously... Read More

Gil Kelley: The Next Leap Forward

Presented by Urbanarium on September 28th, new City of Vancouver Director of Planning Gil Kelley spoke to a full house of architects... Read More

Is Vancouver Ready to Grow from Laneways to Living Lanes?

Land in Vancouver is among the world’s most valuable, yet 27% of it is used for roads, streets and laneways. At $150 per square foot... Read More

Ambitious rail deck park proposal announced

Today, Mayor John Tory and Ward 20 Councillor Joe Cressy announced plans for the protection of 21 acres of land in the downtown core... Read More