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/.

Book Review – Sun Wind and Light: Architectural Design Strategies (3rd Edition)

Authors: G. Z. Brown, Mark DeKay (Wiley, 2014) As the complexity of buildings has increased over the past decades, issues around... Read More

Visual Thoughts #35

Last VT image: The Vancouver “Dingbat” building type, Vancouver, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors... Read More

Book Review: 100 Years of Architectural Drawings: 1900-2000

Author: Neil Bingham (Laurence King Publishing, 2013) The late Australian avant-garde artist Brett Whiteley once said “A great... Read More

Visual Thoughts #33

Last VT image: Sunset near 12th Ave and Woodland Drive, Vancouver, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing... Read More

Book Review, From the Stacks: Subnature: Architecture’s Other Environments

Author: David Gissen (Princeton Architectural Press, 2009)
 Nature is ever present in our daily lives, Yet when we think and speak of... Read More

Visual Thoughts #32

Last VT image: Landscape in Bolivar Province near Guaranda, Ecuador. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing... Read More

Storage Urbanism

Storage. Along with money, it seems to be something people never have enough of. The past half century has seen the doubling of the... Read More

Visual Thoughts #31

Last VT image: Building projection, Nob Hill, San Francisco. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver... Read More

Giant Island Press eBook sale on urbanism titles – $4.99, until Aug. 5th

Island Press is celebrating the summer with a giant eBook sale. This special sale includes more than 500 titles from three decades of... Read More

Visual Thoughts #30

Last VT image: Robert Dollar’s cedar mill foundation ruins, North Vancouver. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors... Read More