Videos from the 2016 UBC Urban Design Forum

On March 10 and 11, 2016, the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) and The School of Community and Regional... Read More

Video Vancouver: Arbutus Greenway

Check out all 11 km of the Arbutus Greenway from False Creek to the Fraser River! (via the City of Vancouver). Read More

Time Lapse: Scrambling to Prioritize Pedestrians

Nestled in the heart of Edmonton’s downtown, the intersection at 103/102A Avenue and 101 Street is a bustling transportation... Read More

Vancouver’s “Familiar” Housing Styles: 1950s on

During the mid-century decades in Vancouver home building increased as higher levels of immigration created a need for housing... Read More

Book Review: Scaling Infrastructure

Author: MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) The MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism (CAU) holds a... Read More

The half-built relics of nixed Toronto skyscrapers

In 1914, John Eaton, the third son of retail magnate Timothy Eaton, began preparing plans for a massive expansion of his... Read More

Metro Line Woes: The anti-transit bias of media coverage

By now, the failures of the Metro Line LRT extension are well known. Originally slated to open in early 2014, the line only began... Read More

Video Vancouver: DRainscapes

This video shows how green infrastructure can improve your community. This video was funded by the: Landscape Architecture of Canada... Read More

Re-Imagining Urban Form & Policy – The (Im)possibility of Design

On March 10 and 11, the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) and The School of Community and Regional Planning... Read More

Book Review: Streetfight—Handbook for an Urban Revolution

Authors: Janette Sadik-Khan and Seth Solomonow (Viking Penguin, 2016) As New York City’s transportation commissioner under Mayor... Read More