Writing Vancouver – A Long Story this …

A Long Story this … It was at Quebec and Terminal in 1973, as a young immigrant hitch-hiker, I arrived at the Pacific... Read More

“Check This Out” – Fostering Community Through Co-ownership

It’s no secret that Vancouver’s hostile housing market has shut out many potential buyers. Young professionals and families looking... Read More

Event: Britannia Renewal Master Plan Presentation, April 14

Join members of the Britannia Renewal Team as they share the draft Master Plan for renewing the community centre. Mark your calendar... Read More

Lore Krill – A Tale of Two Co-operative Housing Projects

Housing co-ops can encompass the closest form to a successful and authentic mixed-income concept. Co-ops allow the creation of high... Read More

Two-Cities: Kanata/Waterloo… a tale of two islands

Many of my formative experiences have been spent on two islands surrounded by a larger body: the University of Waterloo in the City of... Read More

The City of Illusions – Part 3

[Editors Note: This is a the third and final part in a series that seeks to connect the insights of Thomas Picketty’s well-known... Read More

Event: City Debate #11: Build Missing Middle Housing Without Lot Assembly, Mar. 28

City Debate #11: Build Missing Middle Housing Without Lot Assembly DATE and TIME: March 28, 6:30pm LOCATION: UBC Robson Square... Read More

LORINC: Why Sidewalk Toronto needs to consult with you

In the heady days of Toronto’s mid-1980s real estate boom, large parcels of land along the central waterfront began rapidly changing... Read More

Book Review – Redesigning Gridded Cities: Key Examples

Author: Joan Busquets with Pablo Perez-Ramos, Nikos Katsikis, Christina Crawford, Dingliang Yang (Applied Research + Design... Read More

The wrong answer to a tragic death of a boy walking home from school

On Tuesday, February 27, around 3:30 PM, Duncan Xu, an 11-year old boy, was struck and killed by a motorist in a residential... Read More