Vancouver’s Built Legacy: Transitioning a DTES Jail to Affordable Living

Steps from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside police headquarters, stands a former jail that once haunted the community even beyond its... Read More

Maintaining History: Preserving Special Sites through Good Maintenance

Vancouver’s historic buildings and streetscapes offer diverse residential and commercial spaces and contribute numerous benefits for a... Read More

Copenhagen: Textbook Urbanism

Jan Gehl is probably the best tour guide you could ever hope for in Copenhagen. And so it was, after luxuriating over a couple of long... Read More

Book Review – Handbook of Biophilic City Planning and Design

Author: Timothy Beatley (Island Press, 2016) The term “biophilia” may be new to many people. In recent years, people have become more... Read More

How The City of Vienna Handles Affordable Housing and Inclusivity

Vienna is an internationally renowned city, attractive to employees from the high-tech industry who obtain a Quick Fix for sale... Read More

How UBC Library is helping to preserve heritage buildings in Vancouver.

UBC Library’s B.C. Historical newspaper archives, part of the university’s publicly-accessible Open Collections, is playing a critical... Read More

Book Review: What Makes a Great City

Author: Alexander Garvin (Island Press/Center for Resource Economics, 2016) Alexander Garvin is an adjunct professor at the Yale... Read More

Masters of West Coast Modernism

This past week, the West Vancouver Museum hosted Masters of West Coast Modernism, a reception featuring the architecture of five... Read More

Event: BIG TIMES screening at VIFF 2017!

Big Time (Vancouver International Film Festival) WHEN: Sept 28 – Oct 13 Big Time DIR. KASPAR ASTRUP SCHRÖDER,, DENMARK Seven... Read More

Book Review – Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays

Editor: Nancy S. Steinhardt (Princeton University Press, 2017) The study of traditional Chinese architecture and building techniques... Read More