Erick Villagomez is the Editor-in-chief at Spacing Vancouver. He is also an educator, independent researcher and designer with personal and professional interests in the urban landscapes. His private practice – Metis Design|Build (http://metisdb.com/) – is an innovative practice dedicated to a collaborative and ecologically responsible approach to the design and construction of places. You can also see some of his drawing and digital painting adventures at Visual Thoughts – http://visualthoughts.ca/.

Visual Thoughts #54

Last VT image: Trout Lake Community Centre, Vancouver. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver. He is... Read More

Small Housing Toolkit Released for Free Download

It’s no secret that, in cities across the country, house construction over past several decade has focused on outlying suburban areas... Read More

Book Review – The Language of Space

Author: Bryan Lawson (Routledge, 2001) When one brings up the topic of communication, the first thing that often comes to mind is... Read More

Visual Thoughts #50

Last VT image: View towards Udaipur, India. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver. He is also an... Read More

Book Review – Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand

Five years after the publication of his well-received book Twenty Buildings Every Architect Should Understand, Simon Unwin and... Read More

Visual Thoughts #49

Last VT image: Dundas Square Christmas Tree, Toronto. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver. He is... Read More

Visual Thoughts #48

Last VT image: Small building, Deception Pass State Park, Washington, US. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at... Read More

Book Review – Twenty Buildings Every Architect Should Understand

Author: Simon Unwin (Routledge, 2010) At a time when meaningful analyses of the built environment seems to be suffering from extreme... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks – (re)Designing Nature: Current Concepts for Shaping Nature in Art and Landscape Architecture

Authors: Susanne Witzgall, Florian Matzner, and Iris Meder (Hatje Cantz, 2011) The relationship between nature and the the built world... Read More

Book Review – Le Corbusier Redrawn: The Houses

Author: SooJin (Steven) Park (Princeton Architectural Press, 2012) Le Corbusier needs no introduction in the architecture and urban... Read More