EVENT – Places That Matter #79: The Commodore Ballroom, Nov. 26

Places That Matter #79: The Commodore Ballroom WHEN: November 26, doors open 7pm, program starts at 8pm WHERE: The Commodore Ballroom... Read More

Our Missing Heritage: What were we thinking? – Part One

In 1913 Vancouver had a thriving theatre district that included eight movie theatres as well as stock theatres like the Pantages and... Read More

The truth comes out about how Grandview-Woodlands towers became part of the Plan

Gordon Price’s Pricetags is causing a stir again…..but not in the usual way. On the heels of the upcoming election, an... Read More

Doors Open Vancouver 2014 Retrospective

Authors: Berçin Janzen, George Poulos and Erick Villagomez Urban life depends of a myriad of interconnected and complex systems. Only... Read More

2014 UBC SALA Fall Lecture Series Poster

*** For more information visit the SALA’S event... Read More

Viva VDW!

Alas, all good things must come to an end, and so it was just over a week ago the Vancouver Design Week (VDW) wrapped up, successfully... Read More

EVENT: Revisiting Chinatown Revitalization, Oct. 8th

Revisiting Chinatown Revitalization WHERE: Centre A, 229 E. Georgia Street WHEN: Wednesday October 8th, 8-10pm ADMSSSION: Free. Tea... Read More

Modern Home Tour 2014

Last weekend, as joint venture between Western Living Magazine’s Design Week and Vancouver Design Week, Vancouverites were given... Read More

The Marine Building – Built on Rum?

I had thought the Marine Building was built by the Guinness family until I started doing some research on this Art Deco icon for my... Read More

Modernism in Vancouver Part Two: West Coast Modernism

While mid-century commercial architecture was embracing International Style with its clean-edged steel and glass construction... Read More