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 ( – 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 –

EVENTS – Letterings: Postal Code Reading, April 15, 12:30pm, SFU Burnaby

Each year we endeavour to bring Thursdays Writing Collective‘s work to an audience outside the Downtown Eastside via a... 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

Community Photo: 439 Powell Street – An Important Part of Our History & Community

Dear family, friends and supporters, In 1975, members of the Ming Sun Benevolent Society gathered outside their building at 439 Powell... 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

Visual Thoughts #34

Last VT image: Tarped building beside baseball diamond, John Hendry Park, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at... Read More

Wetland Workshop for Municipalities, November 19th

Is your municipality doing enough to prevent downstream impacts from stormwater while maintaining healthy aquatic habitat? Wetland... Read More

Critter Capers at Burnaby Lake Regional Park – Oct 19th

Hi Detectives Fall is upon us and that means it’s time for another free, and fun Critter Capers mystery! The Case of the Strange... Read More

Creekway Park Opening, Sept. 30th

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