How Much of Vancouver Is Even Left to Plan?

Atop this article is a “Five-minute City” drawing I made in 2007 as Vancouver’s senior urban designer when my team was asked to scope... Read More

Housing, Like Beer, Is Better Done in Small Batches

Forty years ago, Molson, Labatt, and Carling O’Keefe collectively owned 96 percent of Canada’s beer market. Their shared monopoly... Read More

Event – Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Genius Loci, Jan. 24

Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Genius Loci Online Panel Discussion Presented by the West Coast Modern League in Partnership with the West... Read More

The Laws of Settlements book available for free online!

Are there fundamental laws that govern all settlements—from the smallest village to the largest cities? This is the question that... Read More

Review: Architecture & Design Film Festival 2020

Already a week into this year’s program, the virtual online version of the 12-year-old Architecture & Design Film Festival... Read More

Video Vancouver: C-SHORE

C-Shore is a pavilion designed and constructed by graduate students enrolled in a two-term design-build course at the UBC School of... Read More

Video Vancouver: The Missing Middle Mystery

Via About Here Metro Vancouver primarily has two types of housing. High rises or the single family house. What happened to all the... Read More