Public Art Manifesto: Rethinking public art’s possibilities

Works of public art are markers of what a society deems to be important, and the choices we make about what works to erect attest to... Read More

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

Listen to the Cucumber Part II: Theory to Practice

A selected writing from the cognizant Oscar Woodbead. It brings me tremendous pleasure to announce that as a result of my previous... Read More

EVENT: Heritage Vancouver Society -Conversation #2: Change in Living Communities – False Creek South, Oct 11th

Shaping Vancouver 2018: Contested Places Conversation #2: Change in Living Communities – False Creek South WHEN: Thursday... 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

Book Review: Rome – Urban Formation and Transformation

Author: Jon Michael Schwarting (Applied Research & Design, 2017) If you are into Roman architecture and urban planning…..and... Read More

EVENT: Smart Cities Talk: Planning West Coast Cities

Via Urbanarium: A dialogue on emerging futures with San Francisco, Portland, Seattle and Vancouver’s top planners Two years... 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

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 027, Healthy Buildings, Healthy Planet

We’re gearing up for the October 11th Green Building Festival! We talk to celebrated architect Vivian Manasc about what makes a... Read More