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: Commuting is bad for your health

Via Vox: My commute is like a second job, and it might be killing me. Millions of Americans commute to work. It can be a stressful... Read More

Video Vancouver: What is Planning?

Do you ever wonder how a community just happens?…well, perhaps you’d like to know. LPPANS worked closely with PLANifax to create a... Read More

Video Vancouver: Northeast False Creek Animation

Via Joseph Hruda: Concord Pacific Waterfront Entertainment District Master Plan & Animation by: CIVITAS Urban Design &... Read More

Video Vancouver: Veronica Moss, A.U.T.O. Lobbyist

An oldie but goodie from StreetFilms: Ever wonder what folks working for sustainable transportation at the federal level are up... Read More

Video Vancouver: Residential streets are too wide. Here’s why.

Via City Beautiful: In many places in the United States, residential streets were as wide as busy city streets. I understand why urban... Read More

Video Vancouver: Why cities are full of uncomfortable benches

Via Vox: That bench won’t be yours forever. When designing urban spaces, city planners have many competing interests to balance... Read More

Video Vancouver: How cohousing can make us happier (and live longer)

Via TED Loneliness doesn’t always stem from being alone. For architect Grace Kim, loneliness is a function of how socially... Read More

Video Vancouver: Road signs suck. What if we got rid of them all?

Via Vox: Shared space designs, explained with 99% Invisible. Some cities in Europe are undergoing a fascinating transformation... Read More