Video Vancouver: Measuring Magic — Improvisation

Via Project for Public Spaces: PPS founder Fred Kent shares his insights on improvisation in public space, including why it matters... 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

Book Review: Infinite Suburbia

Editors: Alan M. Berger, Joel Kotkin with Celina Balderas Guzman (Princeton Architectural Press, 2017) According to Queens... Read More

Book Review – Rethinking A Lot: The Design and Culture of Parking

Author: Eran Ben-Joseph (MIT Press, 2015) Surface parking lots are ever-present in the contemporary city. Moovelab’s incredible... Read More

Event: The 24th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival, Dec. 21

The 24th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival Date: December 21 Time: 6–10 pm Price: Single: $10 | Dual (2 Single tickets): $15 ... Read More

Can We Raise Children in Vancouver? – UBC Dialogues Recap

Local leaders in social policy and population health tackled the question “Can we raise children in Vancouver” in the Creekside... Read More

Event: VanPlay Smart City Talks: Celebration + Diversity, November 1

Imagine Parks and Recreation. What could Vancouver’s parks, public space and recreation opportunities look like in 25 years? How about... Read More

Book Review – Handbook of Biophilic City Planning and Design

Author: Timothy Beatley (Island Press, 2016) The term “biophilia” may be new to many people. In recent years, people have become more... Read More

A modest proposal: An archeology park for downtown Toronto

Urban archaeology is a process that allows us to imagine the past in a very concrete way. And that imagining, even based on the... Read More

LORINC: Rob Ford drove his reputation into the ground

On October 2, 2013 – exactly, as it happens, four years ago today – a certain Detective Constable Khoshbooi, of the Toronto Police... Read More