Alicia Medina Laddaga is an architecture and urban designer/researcher based in Vancouver. Originally from Mexico where she studied and practiced architecture, she moved to Vancouver in 2011 to pursue a Masters of Advanced Studies in Architecture at UBC. While trying to bridge the gap between two cultures (Mexico and Canada), Alicia keeps on developing her ideas about the ways in which dynamic and spontaneous processes transform cities into vibrant urban environments.

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

Women in Design: An interview with Johanna Hurme of 5468796 Architecture

Johanna Hurme is an architect and founding partner of Winnipeg-based 5468796 Architecture. Immigrating from Finland in the mid... Read More

Commercial Drive Parklet – Open for your enjoyment!

There is a new public space installation in front of Prado Café on the corner of Commercial Drive and 4th Avenue available for your... Read More

Q & A with Julien Thomas, Mastermind behind the Commercial Drive Parklet

Last week Spacing wrote about a new public space project to land on Commercial Drive in 2014. The project titled Commercial Drive... Read More


HOUSING THE ARTS is an event exploring ways to empower artists through affordable and adequate spaces to live and work. The Laboratory... Read More

Housing meets the Sharing Economy – NEXT TUESDAY!

The Laboratory of Housing Alternatives (LOHA) is hosting a storytelling night on Housing and the Sharing Economy. Don’t miss out... Read More

LOHA Housing Tour, September 14, 2013

Where does Vancouver’s creative community live and work? Join the Laboratory of Housing Alternatives (LOHA) for a Housing Tour... Read More