Vancouver’s Connection to Craftsman Architecture

VHF would like to thank Michael Kluckner, local author and artist, for guest writing this post. Almost as ubiquitous in our city as... Read More

RELEASE: Heritage Vancouver’s 2016 Top 10 Most Endangered Heritage Sites

Heritage Vancouver has released this year’s Top 10 Watch List. This year we are seeing particular threats to our neighbourhoodsâ€... Read More

RELEASE: Vancouver Heritage House Tour 2016

Via Vancouver Heritage Foundation: Coming up on Sunday, June 5th from 10am – 5pm is VHF’s 14th annual Heritage House Tour. The 2016... Read More

RELEASE: 2016 Vancouver Urban Design Awards

Via City of Vancouver. Vancouver honours best in local architecture and design Thirteen projects representing the finest in design and... Read More

Bob Williams Reflects: Past, Present & Future

Guest Post: Kenneth Chan Few Vancouverites have had such a profound legacy on building communities in British Columbia as Bob... Read More

Videos from the 2016 UBC Urban Design Forum

On March 10 and 11, 2016, the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) and The School of Community and Regional... Read More

Kengo Kuma Speaks

As the third in the Gesamtkunstwerk lecture series produced by Westbank, and with the support of the UBC School of Architecture and... Read More

Vancouver’s “Familiar” Housing Styles: 1950s on

During the mid-century decades in Vancouver home building increased as higher levels of immigration created a need for housing... Read More

Towers in Communities: How High is Too High?

My Vancouver eastside neighbourhood of Commercial Drive was featured in the media recently for opposing another “high-rise” tower... Read More

Book Review—Draw It: Tools, Techniques, and Methods

Author: Lynn Craig with Cary Perkins (ORO Editions, 2015) Draw It: Tools, Techniques, and Methods teaches the user how to draw... Read More