RAIC Metro Vancouver – Built City Speaker Series

Guest Contributor:  Gloria Venczel As the Thought Leader these past 3 years for the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Metro... Read More

Video Vancouver: Shaping The Plaza – The Conception of Vancouver’s Urban Skatepark

Vancouver skateboarders through the Skateboard Coalition successfully lobbied for making it legal to skate on Vancouver’s... Read More

Book Review – Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media

Author: Shannon Mattern (University of Minnesota Press, 2017) There is little doubt that the influx of digital technologies is... Read More

Video Vancouver: Northeast False Creek Plan – Pierre L’Enfant International Planning Award

Pierre L’Enfant International Planning Award Northeast False Creek Plan Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Summary Adopted by the... Read More

Chinatown in Colour, Before Condos and Coffee Bars

From sausage makers to seamstresses, a set of recently digitized photographs by Paul Yee reveal life in Vancouver’s Chinatown before... Read More

Is it time for Canadian cities to think about road pricing? Put it to the people and find out.

Editor: With congestion grinding cities down and road pricing hitting political buffers, is there a better route to a solution... Read More

Release: Leonard Street Neighbour Hub Installation, Victoria

On March 31, neighbours of Leonard Street in Victoria, BC will be celebrating the newest addition to their block: a shared emergency... Read More

Book Review – Walkable City Rules: 101 Steps to Making Better Places

Author:  Jeff Speck (Island Press, 2018) When I reviewed Walkable City, the precursor to this book by Jeff Speck in 2013, I was in a... Read More

Designing streets for a new kind of delivery vehicle

E-commerce is driving the growth of the last-mile delivery industry, the step of delivery from distribution center to customer... Read More

Video Vancouver: Oslo – The Journey to Car-free

Via StreetFilms: In 2015, the newly elected city government of Oslo, Norway, announced its intention to make the downtown car-free by... Read More