Video Vancouver: The Neonbender

Via Telus STORYHIVE: Vancouver was once famous for its bright neon boulevards. In this episode, we’ll meet a neon sign maker who is... Read More

Video Vancouver: Rainy Day (with @5kids1condo)

Via small places: Those rainy days on the cycle ways: shopping, sloshing, stopping, onward again. Family time downtown, all mere... Read More

Vancouver 2.0

Tucked into the north-east corner of Vancouver lies the unassuming neighbourhood of Hastings-Sunrise. Bound by the waters of the... Read More

Video Vancouver: Burrard Bridge Turns a Corner

Via small places: Building on interim changes from the last decade, the Burrard Bridge has landed firmly in downtown – bringing... Read More

A million Canadian post-war homes

The Camisso family never expected a parade when they bought their first house, a little suburban bungalow in the new Wishing Well... Read More

How UBC Library is helping to preserve heritage buildings in Vancouver.

UBC Library’s B.C. Historical newspaper archives, part of the university’s publicly-accessible Open Collections, is playing a critical... Read More

Book Review: What Makes a Great City

Author: Alexander Garvin (Island Press/Center for Resource Economics, 2016) Alexander Garvin is an adjunct professor at the Yale... Read More

Driverless Cars and the Suburban Renaissance

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” Some people debate whether Henry Ford, founder of the... Read More

The parking garage of the future!

In the 1950s and 60s, Toronto, like cities all over the world, struggled with challenges delivered by the rise of the private... Read More

EVENT: Volunteer Downtown Public Space & Public Life Study with CoV and Gehl, Sept 14 & 16

Public Space & Public Life Study Shifts: Thursday, Sept 14 and Saturday, Sept 16 Training: Wednesday, Sept 13 from 6:00 to 8:00pm... Read More