The Tower Default

“Hell is paved with good intentions.” ― Samuel Johnson “But remember that good intentions pave many roads. Not all of them lead to... Read More

A Better Broadway Plan: Radical Pro-Affordability

It’s not a good week to be a member of Vancouver City Council. Confronted with a final decision on the Broadway Plan, and now brutally... Read More

Where Did Vancouver’s Children Go?

What happened to all the kids? In Metro Vancouver, the senior population is growing over six times faster than the region’s number of... Read More

The Jericho Lands Need a Human-Scaled Rethink

Vancouver is destined to have a new neighbourhood on its west side, one so densely populated that Council recently approved routing... Read More

Optimizing Social Connection: An Interview with Saif Khan

[EDITOR’S NOTE: It is with the heaviest heart that we at Spacing Vancouver inform readers of the unexpected passing of Ulduz... Read More

Why Small Shops Along Broadway Are Getting Fried

This is a story about a little fast food shop for sale and its challenges. It’s also a story of what these obstacles mean for both... Read More

Vancouver’s Dramatic New Plan for Broadway: Five Questions

The City of Vancouver’s Broadway Plan has been released for public comment and is full of dramatic proposals. Profusely illustrated... Read More

Deconstructing Visuals 2.0

It’s been 10 months since I wrote Deconstructing Visuals. Within that piece, I argued that the architectural profession’s dominion... Read More

Vancouver, Where Did Your Shophouses Go?

Once upon a time in Vancouver, it was common to stroll to a nearby street corner to pick up some groceries, candy, or even some... Read More