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 – Sao Paulo: A Graphic Biography/Uma Biografia Gráfica.

Author: Felipe Correa (Texas University Press, 2018) Clocking in at roughly 12.2 million people, the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo is... Read More

Book Review – Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities

Author: Vaclav Smil (MIT Press, 2019) There are few terms as pervasive in discussions about contemporary cities than “growth”. It... Read More

Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 1

Can city design be good? Few would doubt that they can, yet an honest answer must be tentative. It must pry into city planning... Read More