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

Book Review: Vancouverism

Author: Larry Beasley (UBC Press, 2019) When friends from out of town visit and I tell them about Vancouverism, they all say they’ve... Read More

OP-ED: Toronto’s planning needs less politics, not more

Brad Bradford is a Toronto city councillor and former urban planner When I saw Doug Ford’s new planning legislation my first... 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

Book Review: The Language of Cities

Author: Deyan Sudjic (Penguin Press, 2016)  The early moderns did all they could to find ways of controlling the uncontrollable city... Read More

Video Vancouver: Should We Tear Down the Seawall?

Via CBC News | Abut Here About Here: Should We Tear Down the Seawall | CBC Short Film The Vancouver seawall draws millions of people... 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

Seeing Environment

An announcement from the captivated Oscar Woodbead. I have previously written on my belief that sound should be a more valued... 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

Suburban land use & climate change: Making the connections and taking action

In the wake of the sudden and unexpected announcement of the termination of her position, the Environmental Commissioner for the... Read More