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

Poppies Popping Up

What False Creek residents feared would be an ugly gravel pit next to their homes has turned into a wildflower meadow, thanks to the... Read More

Saint John: Photos of an underappreciated city

SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK — Saint John, more than anything else, is an industrial port city. It is a city that faces challenges, but... Read More

Book Review: Women, Modernity, and Landscape Architecture

Editors: Sonja Dümpelmann and John Beardsley (Routledge, 2015) During the through the Depression and Post-War eras, two coalescing... Read More

Launching Planning Canada

On June 17th, School of Community and Regional Planning alumni, students, and faculty gathered at the UBC Bookstore to launch the new... Read More

Daylighting Sawmill River: New Hope

DARTMOUTH – After a long period of silence, discussion on daylighting Dartmouth’s Sawmill River is resurfacing. The Ecology... Read More

Book Review: Wild By Design

Author: Margie Ruddick (Island Press, 2016) Wild By Design: Strategies for Creating Life-Enhancing Landscapes recounts the work of... Read More