Monster Home: A Connective Community Approach to Single Family Housing Districts

There is no question that Vancouver is a densifying city. Despite all the excitement and acrimony that comes with that prospective... Read More

Is B.C. home to a green building renaissance?

By Karen Tam Wu France was a hub of the Renaissance, an era that saw landmark buildings built in Paris, including parts of the Louvre... Read More

Water Urbanisms

Vancouver is a rainy city surrounded by water. It is part of the Pacific Northwest, a place whose regional identity is almost wholly... Read More

Book Review: A Line in the Andes/Una Linea En Los Andes

Editor:  Felipe Correa & Ramiro Almeida (Applied Research + Design Publishing, 2013) “What country is that?” is a common question... Read More

5 subtle signs of lost rivers in Toronto

Like many North American cities, the street grid in downtown Toronto is (for the most part) rigidly geometric. Where there’s an... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Vancouver Coloured Block Map

For a larger version, click here. This has been a long time coming. After the creation and publication of the Vancouver Neighbourhood... Read More

Schooling Vancouver

The ongoing challenges surrounding public education in Vancouver has been heating up recently as the deadline to submit a final budget... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Where are the kids? – Epilogue

For a larger version, click here.  [Editor’s Note: This is the final piece of a five-part series looking at the spatial distribution... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Where are the kids? – 13-18 years

For a larger version, click here.  [Editor’s Note: This is the fourth of a five-part series looking at the spatial distribution of... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Where are the kids? – 6-12 years

For a larger version, click here.  [Editor’s Note: This is the third of a five-part series looking at the spatial distribution of... Read More