Vancouver Needs Way More Co-ops. Here’s How to Get Them

The cost of housing has reached a crisis point in Vancouver, with no clear agreement on what to do about it. Which made it a rare... Read More

Vancouver’s Dramatic New Plan for Broadway: Five Questions

The City of Vancouver’s Broadway Plan has been released for public comment and is full of dramatic proposals. Profusely illustrated... Read More

Tall Vancouver Tales Part I – How Vancouver Grew Up, with Donald Luxton

This past week, the Museum of Vancouver and the RAIC BC/Yukon put on its first talk in the new Architecture & the City Series... Read More

Deconstructing Visuals 2.0

It’s been 10 months since I wrote Deconstructing Visuals. Within that piece, I argued that the architectural profession’s dominion... Read More

EVENT: Tall Vancouver Tales, featuring Donald Luxton

Tall Vancouver Tales, featuring Donald Luxton When: November 9th, 2021   7:00 – 8:30 Where: The Museum of Vancouver Tickets:... Read More

The New Architectural Spires of Canada’s National Religion

The highest regularly inhabited floor space of any building in Canada is the 72nd floor of First Canadian Place in Toronto. The... Read More

Book Review: Wallpaper* City Guide Vancouver

Text by Hadani Ditmars (Phaidon Press, 2019) A tightly edited, discreetly packaged selection of city highlights for the... Read More

Event | AIBC Conference 2022, May 2 – May 4, 2022

AIBC Conference 2022 Date: Monday, May 2 to Wednesday, May 4, 2022 Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West Website... Read More

Book Review | Mid-Century Modernism and the American Body: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Power in Design

Author: Kristina Wilson (Princeton University Press, 2021) In Mid-Century Modernism and the American Body: Race, Gender, and the... Read More

Book Review – Icebergs, Zombies, and the Ultra Thin: Architecture and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Author: Matthew Soules (Princeton Architectural Press, 2021) The installation of Rodney Graham’s Spinning Chandelier, the $3.5 million... Read More