WWW: Inclusive urban visions

How to build inclusive communities Challenging urban segregation is essential for economic and social suitability but requires... Read More

Queen Elizabeth Park: Vancouver’s Axis Mundi

There is wide agreement among scholars of comparative mythology that the ‘axis mundi’ is the most ancient and culturally... Read More

Visual Thoughts #61

Last VT image: Idiosyncratic attic window in Strathcona, Vancouver. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing... Read More

Release: Free UBC online edX course – Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs, April 4th

ECODESIGN FOR CITIES AND SUBURBS A New Free Internet Course Offered on edX by the University of British Columbia Architects, urban... Read More

11 Milestones that will Shape Vancouver’s Future

What are the significant events, activities and decisions in 2016 that will shape Vancouver’s future? Earlier this fall, the Vancouver... Read More

WWW: Changing various urban spaces to better serve residents and businesses

How a rural town rebuilt its main street economy from the bottom up With small towns falling on tough economic times, one Mississippi... Read More

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

Parks as natural places for engagement across difference

Ahead of Park People’s first national city parks conference in Calgary this coming March 2017, Park People’s Jake Tobin Garrett caught... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: The Politics of Flight

Click here for a larger image. We tend to think of cities in their horizontal dimension—artifacts the spread laterally across the... Read More

Book Review – Austere Gardens: Thoughts on Landscape, Restraint, & Attending

Author: Marc Treib (ORO Editions, 2016) With no less than sixteen books under his belt focused on landscape and architecture... Read More