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—Bruno Munari: Square Circle Triangle

Author: Bruno Munari (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) All disciplines are filled with unsung heroes, significant figures who have... Read More

Book Review: Ladders (2nd edition)

Author: Albert Pope (Princeton Architectural Press, 2015) “The contemporary city, the city that is at this moment under... 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

Book Review From the Stacks – Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities: Design Strategies for the Post-carbon World

These days it has become nearly impossible to open a newspaper or read a website without encountering numerous doomsday predictions of... Read More

Visual Thoughts #57

Last VT image: Jericho Beach on a sunny summer day, Vancouver, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing... Read More

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