Erick Villagomez is the Editor-in-chief at Spacing Vancouver. He is also an educator, independent researcher and designer with personal and professional interests in the urban landscapes. His private practice – Metis Design|Build (http://metisdb.com/) – is an innovative practice dedicated to a collaborative and ecologically responsible approach to the design and construction of places. You can also see some of his drawing and digital painting adventures at Visual Thoughts – http://visualthoughts.ca/.

Living History: An Interview with Eve Lazarus

Many people live by the idea that understanding the past is critical to understanding the present, and planning for the future. Yet... Read More

Visual Thoughts #41

Last VT image: View from English Bay (First) Beach – Vancouver, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at... Read More

Visual Thoughts #40

Last VT image: Britannia Mining Museum – Squamish, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver... Read More

Visual Thoughts #39

Last VT image: Cherry Blossoms on 13th Ave. – Vancouver, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Vancouver’s West End

Click here to see a larger image. Adam Naamani’s recent piece on the gentrification of Vancouver’s West End brought to... Read More

Visual Thoughts #38

Last VT image: Ceperley House (a.k.a. The Burnaby Art Gallery) – Burnaby, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding... Read More

Visual Thoughts #37

Last VT image: View to Semiahmoo Bay from Peace Arch Park – Surrey, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at... Read More

Visual Thoughts #36

Last VT image: Grouse Mountain Peak Chalet, Vancouver, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver... Read More

Cartographically Speaking – 3D Vancouver

For a larger image, click here. A few months back, I felt like experimenting with different representation methods. Inspired by one of... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Commuting Locally

Click here for a larger image. No better way to start off 2014 than with some map- and data-geekery.  Last week, Vancouver Sun’s... Read More