Book Review – The Last Gang in Town

Author: Aaron Chapman (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2016) Those who love and study Vancouver know how quickly it transforms through... Read More

Year-In-Review Panel Pinpoints Milestones of 2016

The Vancouver City Planning Commission convened their second annual Year-In-Review forum on January 30, 2017 to consider milestones in... Read More

Event – Audacity: 9th Annual SCARP Symposium, March 3rd

Audacity: bold ideas for planning communities The School of Community and Regional Planning at UBC is excited to announce our upcoming... Read More

River District Appeals to Families with Walkability, Nature and Fun

Author’s Note:I am writing a short series, “Cities for Families” to showcase how local governments, non-profits and the private... Read More

WWW: Cycling and the city — the bold, the bad, and the beautiful

Innovative new ideas for bicycle parking As cycling becomes an increasingly popular mode of urban transportation cities are... Read More

Three Cities, Three Paths on Energy Engagement

In Stockholm, planners ponder how to ensure that deep energy retrofits take root in the diverse suburb of Järva, a district with... Read More

Book Review—Local Code: 3659 Proposals About Data, Design, and the Nature of Cities

Author: Nicholas de Monchaux (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) Sometimes, you don’t know where you are going until you get there... Read More

Video Vancouver: Return to Hogan’s Alley

Secret Vancouver: Return to Hogan’s Alley Discover how this hotbed of historic jazz was nearly forgotten by time and erased by... Read More

Book Review—Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs

Author: Robert Kanigel (Knopf , 2016) Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs is the first significant biography of the woman who... Read More

Tiny house, anyone?

Had you asked me a couple years ago if my next project would focus on tiny houses, I would have scoffed at the thought. More so, I’d... Read More