Lightworks: A Precedent for Preserving Vancouver’s Industrial Heritage?

We’ve all read the stories about Vancouver’s disregard for heritage homes, about the frequent demolition of gorgeous character houses... Read More

Transportation, Technology and Urban Transformation

We are in the midst of a resurgence of interest and investment in transit. Across North America and at nearly every level of... Read More

Event: Free AIBC Green Building Events in November

On November 10, the Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC) will open its gallery doors to the public for a reception and... Read More

EVENT – The Human Scale: Film Screening and Discussion at the Rio, Nov. 8th

The Human Scale: Film Screening and Discussion WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 8th – Doors and reception 6:00 pm | Movie 7:00 pm WHERE: The... Read More

Shaping Vancouver 2016 – What Is The Vision For Chinatown?

Vancouver’s Chinatown is Canada’s largest and encompasses an ethnic mix of different demographics along with many... Read More

Case Study: Harmonizing Character with a Modern Laneway House

Laneway housing can be a positive tool in heritage preservation. When built behind an existing residence as a method of adding density... Read More

Gil Kelley: The Next Leap Forward

Presented by Urbanarium on September 28th, new City of Vancouver Director of Planning Gil Kelley spoke to a full house of architects... Read More

Release – Bing Thom: In Passing (RAIC)

We are saddened to learn of the sudden passing of renowned Architect and RAIC Gold Medalist Bing Thom, FRAIC. Mr. Thom was in Hong... Read More

EVENT: Sixth REFBC Land Award Gala, Oct. 21st

The Sixth Land Awards Gala DATE: October 21, 2016 LOCATION: Rocky Mountaineer Station, Vancouver. ADMISSION: Tickets are available on... Read More

Book Review – Generations: Six Decades of the Art and Architecture of Herb Green

Herb Greene is an American architect, who studied under the Bruce Goff—a popular figure known for his ‘organic’ and... Read More