Creating child-friendly cities

by Dr. Judy Farvolden, Josh Fullan and Angela Ma Ask a kid what makes a great city and you’ll get answers that sound like those any... Read More

Video: Why are we Getting Rid of a Highway in Vancouver?

Via About Here Facebook | Instagram Why are we about to get rid of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts in Vancouver? It’s a... Read More

Smart Technology, and Smarter Communities

Humans are a resilient species. We have reached nearly every corner of the globe and adapted our lifestyles over generations. However... Read More

LORINC: Sidewalk Labs, autonomous vehicles, and the persistent myth of driver error

LEIPZIG, GERMANY, reporting from the International Transport Forum  — When Sidewalk Labs unveiled its plans for Toronto’s... 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

Writing Vancouver – Smashed Egg Syndrome

SMASHED EGG SYNDROME or How to Make an Omelette If you want to make an omelette, you have to break a few eggs. — City of Burnaby... Read More

Video Vancouver: Urbanarium Missing Middle Debate 2018

How does lot assembly impact the experience of our urban environments? A provocative video by Hema Ramnani & Scot Hein for the... Read More

Book Review – Walls and a Roof: The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession

Author: Reinier de Graaf (Harvard University Press, 2017) Architecture is a strange discipline, full of contradictions: it is at once... Read More

Writing Vancouver – A Long Story this …

A Long Story this … It was at Quebec and Terminal in 1973, as a young immigrant hitch-hiker, I arrived at the Pacific... Read More

Future Ready Vancouver: Making Metro Vancouver the model for the resilient city

“WSP presents a panel discussion on the social and environmental opportunities and risks facing Vancouver. Panelists include Michael... Read More