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

The Hotels Vancouver: How One Name Graced Three Buildings

From right after the Great Fire in 1886 until present day, Vancouver has always had a structure titled “The Hotel Vancouver”. Always... Read More

The Vancouver Connection to an American Housing Project

Tonight, Tuesday October 22nd, VHF will be showing “The Pruitt-Igoe Myth” at the Hollywood Theatre on Broadway as part of our... Read More

Sandy Hirshen, 1935-2013

Guest post by Duane Elverum Early this month a dear friend and long-time mentor passed away. Sandy Hirshen was New York architect who... Read More

Vancouver Cityscape: Retailers who Shaped our City

Vancouver’s historic retailers have helped shape the appearance of our city. More than just places to purchase goods, some of the... Read More