Sean Ruthen is a Vancouver-based architect and writer.

Film Review: BIG Time

Director: Kaspar Astrup Schröder Not often does Spacing have the opportunity to review a movie receiving its North American premier... Read More

Book Review – Architecture’s Odd Couple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson

Author: Hugh Howard (Bloomsbury Press, 2016) In architectural terms, the twentieth century can be largely summed up with two names... Read More

Call for Entries: Urbanarium’s 2017 Missing Middle Housing Competition

What would it take to solve Vancouver’s housing crisis? The not-for-profit organization Urbanarium has issued an invitation to... Read More

Book Review: Binning House

Author: Matthew Soules (ORO Editions, 2017) Spending time in the Binning House is like being enveloped in a gentle super-reality, not... Read More

Book Review: Glacier Skywalk

Written by Clea Sturgess, Trevor Boddy, and Jeremy Sturgess – Figure 1 Publishing (2017)  The Glacier Skywalk construction... Read More

Book Review: Merrick House

Written by Anthony Robins, ORO Editions (2017) UBC SALA West Coast Modern House Series Nestled on a wooded hillside, the house is... Read More

Book Review: The Sea Ranch – Fifty Years of Architecture, Landscape, Place, and Community on the Northern California Coast

Edited by Donlyn Lyndon & Jim Alinder, (Princeton Architectural Press, 2014) One hundred miles north of San Francisco, the Sonoma... Read More

Book Review: City Builder – The Architecture of James KM Cheng

Edited by Trevor Boddy, The Images Publishing Group (2017)  One cannot understand the architecture and urban design produced by JKMCA... Read More

Book Review – People Cities: The Life and Legacy of Jan Gehl

Written by Annie Matan & Peter Newman, (Island Press, 2016) Over the last 50 years, Jan Gehl has changed the way we think about... Read More

Book Review: Eric Owen Moss Architects/3585

Edited by Todd Gannon (Applied Research & Design Publishing, 2016) No. 9 – Source Books in Architecture Eric Owen Moss... Read More