Co-ops Offer Family-Friendly Housing, Yet Face an Uncertain Future

I am writing a short series, “Cities for Families” to showcase how local governments, non-profits, and the private sector are building... Read More

EVENT: Dr. Ronald Knapp – Chinese Houses in Southeast Asia

Talk by Dr. Ronald Knapp: Chinese Houses in Southeast Asia: The Eclectic Architecture of Sojourners and Settlers When: August 17, 2017... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks – Visionary Cities

Our cities are in crisis and their futures depend on architects and urbanists who are willing to look beyond today’s realities to... Read More

West Coast Modern Home Tour 2017

Guest author: Jordan Yerman We all crave the larger architectural moments and design gestures uncovered during the West Coast Modern... Read More

RELEASE: Kickstarter Pledges Bring Vancouver’s Ackery’s Alley to Life

Following a 30-day Kickstarter campaign, More Awesome Now, creators of Vancouver’s first reimagined laneway, Alley-Oop, have achieved... Read More

Book Review From the Stacks: Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change

To Jane Jacob’s three traditional urban values of civic space, human scale and diversity, the current environmental imperative adds... Read More

RELEASE: AIBC Architectural Walking Tours Begin on Canada Day

Did you know that Vancouver architects are responsible for making the famed CBC “bunker” building almost completely wireless? In a... Read More

RELEASE: VAG North Plaza reopens

Upgrades to the North Plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery are completing this week in time for the Jazz Festival on Saturday. “The... Read More

Vancouver’s Built Legacy: Hotel Georgia

It was the Roaring Twenties and Vancouver was a city of optimism. Amid a building boom that opened the Orpheum theatre and expanded... Read More

Housing as a Human Right: Miloon Kothari at the MOV

When Fidel Castro took power over Cuba, the country experienced major changes in its housing policies. Evictions of tenants were... Read More