Sean Ruthen is a Metro Vancouver-based architect and writer.

Book Review From The Stacks – Arctic Perspective Cahier No.1: Architecture

“The Arctic Perspective Initiative (API) is a non-profit, international group of individuals and organizations whose goal is to... Read More

Viva VDW!

Alas, all good things must come to an end, and so it was just over a week ago the Vancouver Design Week (VDW) wrapped up, successfully... Read More

Vancouver Design Week – September 15th to 28th

What does design mean to you? Do you think it can make a difference in this world? According to the organizers of the inaugural... Read More

Book Review – Small Town Architect

“There are now many paths for the architectural practitioner of today. The recent and future graduates in architecture will now... Read More

Carscadden Thrift: Selected Projects

Bruce Carscadden Architect is a small design studio based in Vancouver, Canada. In nearly a decade of practice, our firm has designed... Read More

Book Review – Toyo Ito: Forces of Nature

A tree assumes its form depending on its variety. By repeating very simple rules, the tree creates a very complex order. But a tree... Read More

Book Review – Torre David: Informal Vertical Communities

We believe that design – whether of buildings, public parks, or infrastructure – is an invaluable tool for improving lives. Torre... Read More

Book Review: Will Alsop – The Noise

Alsop represents a new and singular breed of architect whose métier appears to close the breach between art and architecture by... Read More