What Vancouver Housing Needs Is Some Public Process Sorcery

The recent publication of former Vancouver head planner Larry Beasley’s new book Vancouverism provides an opportunity for us to both... Read More

Release – Buildings in Peru, Senegal and Chile shortlisted for the 2019 RAIC International Prize

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced the shortlist for the 2019 RAIC International Prize for socially... Read More

Modernist Masterpiece: The Downs Residence

Variations of the Modern Movement in architecture which started in Europe in the 1920s can be seen across North America, and on the... Read More

Book Review: Vancouverism

Author: Larry Beasley (UBC Press, 2019) When friends from out of town visit and I tell them about Vancouverism, they all say they’ve... Read More

How Should France Rebuild Notre-Dame?

In the Spring of 1163, with King Louis VII and Pope Alexander III present, the construction of Notre-Dame de Paris began. In 1345, it... Read More

Seeing Environment

An announcement from the captivated Oscar Woodbead. I have previously written on my belief that sound should be a more valued... Read More

Chinatown in Colour, Before Condos and Coffee Bars

From sausage makers to seamstresses, a set of recently digitized photographs by Paul Yee reveal life in Vancouver’s Chinatown before... Read More

Uh oh. I’m a Planner and Planning Makes Housing More Expensive

Thank Andy Yan for throwing yet another rock into the placid pond of our taken for granted assumptions. As someone who advocates... Read More

RELEASE: Community Housing for Resilient Communities, April 1st

Community Housing for Resilient Communities WHEN: Monday, April 01, 2019 – 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm WHERE: Victoria Conference... Read More