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

WWW: Cycling and the city — the bold, the bad, and the beautiful

Innovative new ideas for bicycle parking As cycling becomes an increasingly popular mode of urban transportation cities are... Read More

Book Review—In Defense of Housing

Authors: David Madden and Peter Marcuse (Verso, 2016) Everyone needs housing. But not everyone can afford it. If you’re willing... Read More

The Buzz Buzz on Tiny Homes

This month the BC Tiny House Collective has catapulted into the homes of Canadians. On January 15, 2017, Frances Bula, a long-time... Read More

Toronto is Debunking Myth that Families Won’t Live in Condos

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

WWW: Rethinking affordable housing

Floating shipping containers as affordable housing A Copenhagen design firm has created new affordable housing units out of... Read More

EVENT: Calling all city planners, designers and engineers to talk tiny houses in Metro Vancouver, January 24

The BC Tiny House Collective, a Vancouver-based community-driven organization advocating for the inclusion of tiny houses in our... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: The Politics of Flight

Click here for a larger image. We tend to think of cities in their horizontal dimension—artifacts the spread laterally across the... Read More