PODCAST: Spacing Radio 026, Interesting Times

In this episode, we speak with Cycle Toronto’s Liz Sutherland for a Vision Zero update, and what the new Ontario government... Read More

Hard Questions about Vancouver’s New Affordability Approach

Guest authors: Patrick Condon & Scot Hein [Editor’s note: UBC Professor of Urban Design Patrick Condon dropped his candidacy for... Read More

What TCHC needs to do next with Regent Park

This is a guest column from Shauna Brail and Alfred Jean-Baptiste Over the relatively short time span of just over a decade, Regent... Read More

Video: Putting the brakes on Vancouver Housing (with Tom Davidoff)

Conversations That Matter, with Stuart McNish Vancouver’s housing market is a political and financial minefield. Measures to create... Read More

Why I revived the Bureau of Municipal Research

Ten years ago, as a grad student researching the history of Toronto’s waterfront, I came across a study, published in 1977, that could... Read More

Book Review – Copp House

Author: Adele Weder (ORO Editions (2017)  In a mansion-filled Vancouver neighbourhood not far from the University of British Columbia... Read More

Writing Vancouver – Smashed Egg Syndrome

SMASHED EGG SYNDROME or How to Make an Omelette If you want to make an omelette, you have to break a few eggs. — City of Burnaby... Read More

Release: VAHA and CoV announce Community Land Trust to build 1,000 affordable rental housing

Mayor Gregor Robertson, and the CEO of the Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency (VAHA), Luke Harrison, announced Community Land Trust... Read More

Video Vancouver: Urbanarium Missing Middle Debate 2018

How does lot assembly impact the experience of our urban environments? A provocative video by Hema Ramnani & Scot Hein for the... Read More

Book Review – Walls and a Roof: The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession

Author: Reinier de Graaf (Harvard University Press, 2017) Architecture is a strange discipline, full of contradictions: it is at once... Read More