Breaking the Grid: Edmonton’s City Beautiful Plan

Until around the mid-twentieth century, almost all subdivision plans for Edmonton were conceived as a traditional grid of streets and... Read More

Two New Edmonton Interactive Building Age Maps

In the past 24 hours not one but two interesting online interactive maps have been published to explore the age of the city’s... Read More

Not In My Front Yard: The controversy of installing sidewalks

McNicoll Avenue at Boxdene Avenue. There’s no sidewalk on the south side of this busy Scarborough road. It might come as a... Read More

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