VancouverSpeculations: Commercial Dr./Kanaalstraat

Diversifying transportation options is one of the most pressing issues in urban planning and design circles—the creation and... Read More

VancouverSpeculations: Beginnings

‘Speculation’ is one of the most suspect words in urban planning and development conversations. With its contemporary economic... Read More

Video Vancouver: 14th and Main Pavement-to-Plaza

Via small places Vancouver’s first parklet was installed on E 14th Ave at Main Street in September, 2011. Unfortunately, it was... Read More

Video Vancouver: Cycling Car-Free in The Hague

Via small places: Car-free streets and downtowns are nothing new to Europe, but too often these exclude cycling from major shopping... Read More

Urban greenways can reduce neighbourhood carbon emissions

Cities working to prioritize active transportation with the aim of reducing neighbourhood carbon emissions now has some of the first... Read More

REID: The Unilever lands and public space

The Unilever Precinct (also sometimes called “East Harbour”) is a remarkable opportunity to create an entirely new business district... Read More

REID: Some interesting public furniture in Russia

I recently returned from a trip to several cities in Russia, and wanted to share some interesting public space furniture ideas I... Read More

Video Vancouver: Chinatown Divided

Are new developments an opportunity or a threat to Chinatown? Here’s About Here‘s attempt to explore both sides of this issue. Read More

Alleys, Laneways and Life Between Buildings

Did you notice the laneways you passed this morning? Those grey strips of concrete used to store cars and garbage? If you missed these... Read More

Video Vancouver: Burrard Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Via the City of Vancouver: Following its 80th year, Burrard Bridge underwent safety and structural repairs beginning with the... Read More