Book Review – Site Specific

Editor: Karen Forbes (ORO Editions, 2015) Site Specific: Conversations with Peter Zumthor, Steven Holl, Róisín Heneghan, Bjarne... Read More

Adaptive Re-Use: The Joy of Re-purposed Buildings

VHF would like to thank this post’s guest writer, Marta Farevaag – Urban Planner. In Vancouver, our residential neighbourhoods... Read More

Vancouver Art Gallery Reflections

I’m not sure when the informed, intelligent culture of design that characterized the formative years of Vancouver transformed, but... Read More

Book Review – Fantastic Cities: A Coloring Book of Amazing Places Real and Imagined

Author: Steve McDonald (Chronicle Books, 2015) Fantastic Cities is a colouring book.  Not a colouring book intended for children, but... Read More

New Welcome Centre: A Potential Poster-Child for Housing Refugees

According to the Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia (ISSBC), between 2009 and 2013, a total 8,319 refugees arrived in... Read More

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