Book Review – Villages in the City: A Guide to South China’s Informal Settlements

Editor: Stefan Al (University of Hawai’i Press, 2014) Although writing and research on informal settlements has increased... Read More

Video Vancouver: One Shared House 2030

Via Dezeen: This video shows the online platform that IKEA’s external innovation lab Space10 has for researching and developing... Read More

Release: CoV Housing Strategy to Transform Low-Density Neighbourhoods

In response to Vancouver’s changing population, rising housing costs, and the increased need for diverse types of housing, the City of... Read More

Video Vancouver: Cruel Musical Chairs (or Why Is Rent So High?)

Via Sightline Institute: How does a growing, prospering city stay affordable for all kinds of people? At the most basic level, when... Read More

Video Vancouver: Thermal Imaging Pilot Program

Via City of Vancouver: Early in 2017, we launched a Thermal Imaging Pilot Program to help homeowners identify energy loss in single... Read More

A million Canadian post-war homes

The Camisso family never expected a parade when they bought their first house, a little suburban bungalow in the new Wishing Well... Read More

Release: Vancouver Versus the World: What Can You Buy for the Price of a Vancouver Home?

Point2 Homes real estate search portal has conducted research into the international real estate market and has discovered what the... Read More

How The City of Vienna Handles Affordable Housing and Inclusivity

Vienna is an internationally renowned city, attractive to employees from the high-tech industry, scholars, scientists and other... Read More

OMB Reform: What empowered municipalities mean for new housing

In May of this year, the Government of Ontario introduced legislation that would “overhaul” the province’s land use planning appeals... Read More

Video Vancouver: Designing the Rental Housing Renaissance

Via The Tyee: There’s been a three decade lag of rental housing in Canada, but development is finally starting to pick up again... Read More