A Vancouver Parable: False Prophets, Green Illusions and Vanishing Neighbourhoods

A stroll along Vancouver’s Broadway west of Macdonald offers the pedestrian many small, engaging storefronts. The low awnings provide... Read More

Video Vancouver: Places for People Downtown

Via City of Vancouver: What’s your vision for public space in Downtown Vancouver? Over the summer, the City of Vancouver launched... Read More

Video Vancouver: Alleyway Revitalization

Via Conversation That Matters Re-Imagine Alleys in a major city for just a minute. Can you do it? They’re generally grungy, dark, dank... Read More

Vancouver’s Built Legacy: Transitioning a DTES Jail to Affordable Living

Steps from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside police headquarters, stands a former jail that once haunted the community even beyond its... Read More

Why car2go is the future of mobility

Vancouver is the car sharing capital of North America, a tremendous feat that has been made possible thanks to one innovative company... Read More

Video Vancouver: False Creek South

Via City of Vancouver: False Creek South is one of Vancouver’s pioneering waterfront communities. It’s a highly livable and walkable... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 018, The Battle of Portage & Main

In this special episode, we devote our entire time to an issue that’s plagued Winnipeg for nearly 40 years: pedestrians are not... Read More

Book Review – Villages in the City: A Guide to South China’s Informal Settlements

Editor: Stefan Al (University of Hawai’i Press, 2014) Although writing and research on informal settlements has increased... Read More

GREENBERG: How Sidewalk Labs could make a vital contribution to Toronto’s evolution

At a moment when over 80% of Canadians live in city regions, the challenges related to all aspects of achieving a sustainable future... Read More

Video Vancouver: Rainy Day (with @5kids1condo)

Via small places: Those rainy days on the cycle ways: shopping, sloshing, stopping, onward again. Family time downtown, all mere... Read More