Good Intent and Design Fail in Chinatown

Inserting new structures into older urban environments can be tricky. The rhythm of the street and its storefronts, sidewalk width... Read More

Book Review: The Container Guide

By: Tim Wang and Craig Cannon (Self published, 2015) Living in a port city surrounded by a working harbour and rail yards its hard to... Read More

Book Review: Raincoast Chronicles #23

Editor: Peter A. Robson (Harbour Publishing, 2015) Raincoast Chronicles is always something to look forward to. In a format that is... Read More

Book Review – Urban Code: 100 Lessons for Understanding the City

Authors: Anne Mikoleit, Moritz Purckhauer (MIT Press, 2011) This is a small book of a hundred or so pages that offers 100 bits of... Read More

Book Review – Raincoast Chronicles #22: Saving Salmon, Sailors and Souls: Stories of Service on the BC Coast

Editor: David R. Conn (Harbour Publishing, 2013) It is always a delight to get a hold of a new Raincoast Chronicles. No matter what... Read More

Book Review – Sensational Victoria: Bright Lights, Red Lights, Ghosts and Gardens

Author: Eve Lazarus (Anvil Press, 2012) I’m a sucker for local history books. Whenever I travel I try and find a book store or museum... Read More