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

Video Vancouver: Michael Green on Design [#VDW2014]

As part of Vancouver Design Week, here is architect Michael Green sharing his point of view on design. About Vancouver Design Week... Read More

Vancouver Design Week – September 15th to 28th

What does design mean to you? Do you think it can make a difference in this world? According to the organizers of the inaugural... Read More

Repurposing old buildings: Bryan Adams’ Gastown Studio

The following post is an excerpt from Sensational Vancouver: Bryan Adams was a military brat born in Kingston, Ontario. His parents... Read More

Commercial Drive Parklet – Open for your enjoyment!

There is a new public space installation in front of Prado Café on the corner of Commercial Drive and 4th Avenue available for your... Read More

Living History: An Interview with Eve Lazarus

Many people live by the idea that understanding the past is critical to understanding the present, and planning for the future. Yet... Read More

Modernism in Vancouver Part One: Post War Idealism

Early Vancouver architecture was epitomized by wood and stone structures, heavy on terra cotta detailing. After the First World War... Read More

RELEASE: City of Surrey PARKit winners announced

Surrey’s pop-up park is going ‘Gingham Style’ this summer. The classic concept of an outdoor picnic, inspired by the quintessential... Read More