Industrial Magic

What should we do with urban industrial lands? Many that live within rapidly growing cities may argue that this question is extremely... Read More

Shaping Vancouver 2016 – What Is The Vision For Chinatown?

Vancouver’s Chinatown is Canada’s largest and encompasses an ethnic mix of different demographics along with many... Read More

Gil Kelley: The Next Leap Forward

Presented by Urbanarium on September 28th, new City of Vancouver Director of Planning Gil Kelley spoke to a full house of architects... Read More

Release – Bing Thom: In Passing (RAIC)

We are saddened to learn of the sudden passing of renowned Architect and RAIC Gold Medalist Bing Thom, FRAIC. Mr. Thom was in Hong... Read More

Is Vancouver Ready to Grow from Laneways to Living Lanes?

Land in Vancouver is among the world’s most valuable, yet 27% of it is used for roads, streets and laneways. At $150 per square foot... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks – Urban Future Manifestos

Editors: Peter Noever and Kimberli Meyer (Hatje Cantz, 2010) Urban Future Manifestos, produced by the MAK Urban Futures Initiative, is... Read More

Selling Bread to Housewives in the 1920s

On a sunny day in East Vancouver in 2011, the new owners of a 1922 building were renovating the ground floor into what is today the... Read More

EVENT REMINDER: Planning Canada Book Launch, June 17th

Please join us for a book launch to celebrate the publication of Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach. Details WHEN: Friday, 17 June... Read More