The Value of Small Businesses – Discussions at RAIC + MOV Built City Speaker Series

As part of their popular Built City Speaker Series, the Metro Vancouver chapter of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, in... Read More

Can we stop talking about congestion? It’s not the point

This is probably a pointless plea, but can we stop talking about congestion? Our conversations about transportation in Canadian urban... Read More

Video Vancouver: Urban Planning Trends to Watch in 2019

Climate change, housing prices, alternative transportation, and mega-projects. Will it be two steps forward or two steps back? For more... Read More

Redesigning Cities to Support Seniors Stuck in Suburban Sprawl

Rasiklal Joshi never took the bus. He always drove — until he reached his 80s and his doctor told him to stop. “I tried to persuade my... Read More

Video Vancouver: What is Zoning?

Produced by the City of Vancouver Regulation Redesign Project Team Read More

Life on the Line: Light in the Tunnel

                                                                        (Alex Garant, “Midnight”) By Sarah Ratzlaff For... Read More

Is good regional transit planning impossible?

Image: Christof Spieler, Trains, Buses, People: An Opinionated Atlas of U.S. Transit, Island Press. The recent news from Vancouver is... Read More

SURVEY: What were Vancouver’s Planning & Development Milestones of 2018?

As 2018 draws to a close, the Vancouver City Planning Commission (VCPC) Chronology Program  is embarking on our annual retrospective... Read More

Book Review – Dreamers and Designers: The Shaping of West Vancouver

Author: Francis Mansbridge (Harbour Publishing, 2018) The always-insightful Rebecca Solnit once wrote “A city always contains more... Read More

VancouverSpeculations: Covered Playgrounds

http://spacing.ca/vancouver/2018/12/17/vancouverspeculations-covered-playgrounds/Covered playground concept. To enlarge the image... Read More