Driverless Cars and the Suburban Renaissance

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” Some people debate whether Henry Ford, founder of the... Read More

Book Review – Forensic Architecture: Violence at the Threshold of Detectability

Author: Eyal Weizman (MIT Press, 2017) I was as surprised as anybody: consoling a number of design students in the foyer of the Museu... Read More

Release: Apply to become an Arbutus Champion

Via City of Vancouver: Residents invited to become Arbutus Champions as part of four-day ‘Design Jam’ Vancouver residents are invited... Read More

EVENT: VPSN Backyard BBQ Laneway Living Room, Sat. August 26th

Laneway Living Room: Backyard BBQ DATE: Saturday, August 26th, 2017 TIME: 12pm – 9pm LOCATION: 401 West Cordova (Laneway between... Read More

EVENT: Interactive Feature under Cambie Bridge, Aug 15-Sept 24

UNINTERRUPTED takes audiences on the extraordinary journey of Pacific salmon by projecting breathtaking cinematography right across... Read More

Book Review From the Stacks – Pamphlet Architecture 31: Coupling

The Pamphlet Architecture series has been a powerful amplifier and launch pad for some of the most remarkable architects currently on... Read More

Video Vancouver: Transform Your City With Tactical Urbanism

Via Streetsfilms: If you’re a public space aficionado or transportation maven, one only needs to sign on to one of the various... Read More

Video Vancouver: Happy Streets Living Labs

What is Happy Streets Living Lab? Join Happy Streets participant Amanda Leahy as she describes the experiment and how the different... Read More

RELEASE: Kickstarter Pledges Bring Vancouver’s Ackery’s Alley to Life

Following a 30-day Kickstarter campaign, More Awesome Now, creators of Vancouver’s first reimagined laneway, Alley-Oop, have achieved... Read More

Book Review From the Stacks: Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change

To Jane Jacob’s three traditional urban values of civic space, human scale and diversity, the current environmental imperative adds... Read More