Yuri Artibise is a community engagement and communications specialist with a passion for urban planning, public participation and digital cultivation. . Through his Yurbanism brand, he explores the ‘Y’ of urbanism by sharing ways to make our cities more livable, community-oriented places one block at a time. He currently works with SFU Public Square as their External Projects and Communications Manager and is an elected director of the Co-operative Housing Federation of British Columbia.

Video Vancouver: West End 66

West End 66 (excerpts), B&W, 1966 by scottvbc West End 66 was produced for the CBUT ( CBC Vancouver) program Camera West. This... Read More

Poppies Popping Up

What False Creek residents feared would be an ugly gravel pit next to their homes has turned into a wildflower meadow, thanks to the... Read More

Video Vancouver: What on Earth!

This vintage (1966) National Film Board of Canada animated short by Les Drew & Kaj Pindal proposes what many earthlings have long... Read More

Video Vancouver: Better Governance Model for Cities

Canadian cities were established 150 years ago with a very simple structure. Returning to established principles of good government... Read More

Video Vancouver: Three Waves of Urban Reform

UNDERSTANDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF CANADIAN CITIES The story of urban reform in Canada can be understood in terms of waves. Here are... Read More

Video Vancouver: Why you’re safer on a bike share bike

It’s heavy and unwieldy, and that’s a good thing. Read more about the study in this piece from Vox’s Brad Plumer. Read More

Videos from the 2016 UBC Urban Design Forum

On March 10 and 11, 2016, the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) and The School of Community and Regional... Read More

Video Vancouver: Living in Gunter’s World

Under Queen Elizabeth I a priest named Edmund Gunter developed the measures that now frame our modern world. Colonel Richard Moody... Read More

Video Vancouver: Arbutus Greenway

Check out all 11 km of the Arbutus Greenway from False Creek to the Fraser River! (via the City of Vancouver). Read More

Video Vancouver: Then/Now

Via the Vancouver Sun: North Vancouver high school student Mitchell Przybylski posted this video, titled Vancouver Then and Now, in... Read More