REID: Shadows and light – a longstanding debate

It’s an argument, it turns out, that has been going on for centuries. When new tall or mid-rise buildings are discussed, one of the... Read More

OP-ED: Look to co-op housing to address Canada’s affordability crisis

The cost of housing doesn’t have to be exorbitant, but it will stay that way as long as the government continues to stimulate the... Read More

What You Should Know about Vancouver’s New City Plan

By Christopher Cheung and Jen St. Denis It’s here at last — Vancouver’s long-awaited plan that will guide land-use decisions from... Read More

The Jericho Lands Need a Human-Scaled Rethink

Vancouver is destined to have a new neighbourhood on its west side, one so densely populated that Council recently approved routing... Read More

LORINC: The horrible lies of Pierre Poilievre’s real estate lessons

Why do we have a housing crisis? Let me count the ways: Low interest rates, restrictive zoning, permissive zoning, contractor... Read More

OP-ED: Ontario Housing Affordability Task Force pushes for private sector power over true affordability

Written on behalf of The Architecture Lobby Toronto/Tkaronto (TAL-TO). TAL-TO is a volunteer-run collective working to improve the... Read More

Too Obsessed with ‘Character’ Homes?

Go to just about any Vancouver council meeting or public hearing to do with urban growth and you can bet someone will say that change... Read More

LORINC: Unspooling the rhetoric about ‘red tape’ and urban planning

There are few things more certain about political rhetoric than the appearance of conservative shibboleths about “red... Read More

Finding the Missing Middle in Unexpected Places: Cornwall, Ontario’s Permissive Zoning

Urbanist discourse of recent years has commonly turned to reviving the Missing Middle as one means of remedying the skyrocketing cost... Read More

Optimizing Social Connection: An Interview with Saif Khan

[EDITOR’S NOTE: It is with the heaviest heart that we at Spacing Vancouver inform readers of the unexpected passing of Ulduz... Read More