Modernism in Vancouver Part One: Post War Idealism

Early Vancouver architecture was epitomized by wood and stone structures, heavy on terra cotta detailing. After the First World War... Read More

RELEASE: City of Surrey PARKit winners announced

Surrey’s pop-up park is going ‘Gingham Style’ this summer. The classic concept of an outdoor picnic, inspired by the quintessential... Read More

Visual Thoughts #39

Last VT image: Cherry Blossoms on 13th Ave. – Vancouver, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing... Read More

RELEASE: Urban Design Awards

From the City of Vancouver: The inaugural Urban Design Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in architecture and urban design in... Read More

Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s 2014 Heritage House Tour, June 1st

In 2014 VHF is celebrating the individual stories of Vancouver’s heritage homes. From lumber mills, to early RCMP, to inter-war... Read More

Studies on the West End – Camera Obscura 1555 Georgia Street

[Editor's Note: Schools are the repository of ideas and experimentation. All too frequently, however, interesting and provocative work... Read More

Where Happiness and Urban Design Intersect: An Interview with Happy City Author, Charles Montgomery

Charles Montgomery is a man with an obsession.  He’s spent years investigating the link between cities and happiness... Read More

In Focus: Stationary Movement

When I first came up with the theme for this photo essay, a few ideas and words sprang to mind. Movement. Connectivity. Energy. And on... Read More

A Name You Should Know: Charles Marega

You may not recognize the name, but his sculptures are all over Vancouver. Although he received many commissions throughout his career... Read More