When will Toronto love its Modern architecture?

What do you picture when you read the words “heritage building.”? It probably isn’t the Carlton Tower at Yonge and... Read More

Happy Streets “Living Lab” Results Suggest Public Space Affects Wellbeing

How do we know when we are in a good public space? Does it make us happier, more calm, or even more generous? We can get the sense... Read More

Book Review – State of the World: Can a City Be Sustainable?

Author: Worldwatch Institute (Island Press, 2016) Every year since I started writing for Spacing, I have found myself anxiously... Read More

Gil Kelley: The Next Leap Forward

Presented by Urbanarium on September 28th, new City of Vancouver Director of Planning Gil Kelley spoke to a full house of architects... Read More

Is Vancouver Ready to Grow from Laneways to Living Lanes?

Land in Vancouver is among the world’s most valuable, yet 27% of it is used for roads, streets and laneways. At $150 per square foot... Read More

EVENT: Vancouver Historical Society talk at MOV, Sept. 22

This Thursday September 22 at 7:30pm, author/artist Michael Kluckner presents an illustrated talk titled Selling Bread to Housewives... Read More

Selling Bread to Housewives in the 1920s

On a sunny day in East Vancouver in 2011, the new owners of a 1922 building were renovating the ground floor into what is today the... Read More

EVENT: Downtown Vancouver BIA Launch Vancouver Laneway Pilot Project, Sept. 15th

More Awesome Now reimagined laneway WHEN: Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 5pm-8pm. WHERE: W. Hastings between Seymour and Granville... Read More

LORINC: The next massive mural should be at Yonge & Bloor

It seems to me that the act of adornment – indeed, the compulsion to adorn – is a fundamentally human impulse that speaks to our deep... Read More

Portrait Sonore Vancouver Launched!

Portrait Sonore is a not-for-profit Montreal-based atelier of architects, artists, and musicians who have for the past decade been... Read More