EVENT: Community Land Trusts Lecture and Course — Sept 8 & 9

Lecture: Community Land Trusts: The Solution to Our Affordable Housing Crisis? Details When: Thursday, September 8, 7 pm Where: Room... Read More

Is a YIMBY Movement Forming in Vancouver?

A few weeks ago, I was imploring young people to get out and make some noise on housing affordability. Well, it turns out some of... Read More

Book Review – Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

Authors: Jill Desimini and Charles Waldheim (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) Reflecting on the history of humankind, one... 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

EVENT: AIBC 2016 Architectural Walking Tours begin Canada Day

Event: Architectural Walking Tours Dates: July 1-August 31, 2016 Times: Thursdays to Mondays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Admission: $10... Read More

Notes on West Coast Modernism—The Ray Residence

With the West Vancouver Museum 11th Annual West Coast Modern home tour just around the corner, on July 9th, reflecting on the... Read More

Book Review: Citizen City

Edited by Robert Enright (Blueimprint Publishers, 2016)  “The projects compiled in this book are the culmination of over 25 years of... Read More

EVENT REMINDER: Planning Canada Book Launch, June 17th

Please join us for a book launch to celebrate the publication of Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach. Details WHEN: Friday, 17 June... Read More

Enough with the Break Up Letters – Millennials Need to Rally Together on Affordable Housing

Across Vancouver, young people are breaking up with Vancouver. Whether it is by writing “Dear John” letters on personal blogs or... Read More

How co-housing designs community into developments

For a lot of city dwellers, knowing their neighbors names is a rarity, let alone knocking on their door to ask to borrow an egg or a... Read More