EVENT – Doors Open Vancouver, Oct 3rd

DOORS OPEN VANCOUVER PUBLIC ART WALKING TOUR OCTOBER 3, 2015 Join artist and tour guide Emilie Crewe for a pleasant walk and... Read More

EVENT – A Conversation with Brian Jackson about Heritage in Vancouver, Oct 15

When: Thursday, October 15, 2015, 6:30 – 8:30pm Where: Committee Room 1, 3rd Floor, Vancouver City Hall, 453 West 12th Avenue Tickets... Read More

Inclusive Cities: A Tale of Two Revitalization Projects

For cities to be healthy and happy, researchers have increasingly emphasized the importance of implementing inclusive cities –... Read More

Visual Thoughts #58

Last VT image: Sun above houses on 11th Ave in Vancouver during July wildfires north of Lower Mainland. *** Erick Villagomez is one of... Read More

Kids in the City: Raising a family in a 500sq ft laneway home

Akua Schatz, a director at the Canadian Green Building Council, and her photographer husband, Brendon Purdy, currently live in a home... Read More

RELEASE: New Westminster Affordable Housing Projects on Small Sites: Request for Proposals

The City of New Westminster is requesting proposals (RFP) for innovative affordable ownership or rental housing projects for two... Read More

Modernist Vancouver: The Award-Winning Buildings of the Post-War Era

While Modernism began as early as the late 1910s and early 1920s, the period after World War II gave a major push in ideology and... Read More

EVENTS: Robson Redux Winners Meet and Greet, June 28th

Join us for an afternoon design talk, followed by a meet and greet with Chicago-based architects Stewart Hicks and Allison Newmeyer ... Read More

Adaptive Re-Use through “Loft-Style Living”

With tall ceilings, open floor plans and often large windows it is not hard to see why people are drawn to loft-style apartments. The... Read More