The Blue Cabin: A Dream of Home in Uncertain Times

Amidst widespread housing instability, many feel that we may never again be able to dream of a home to call our own. There’s a deep... Read More

Broadway & Vancouver Plans: A Rejection of Core Vancouver Planning Principles?

Author: Ralph Segal With the City’s current Zoning Map as an initial regulatory reference, Vancouver’s contemporary approach to... Read More

Book Review – Meet Me By The Fountain: An Inside History of The Mall

What was your mall? Mine was Oakridge Centre in Vancouver. It wasn’t particularly glamorous with its exterior of boring brown brick... Read More

The Vancouver Plan: A Letter to Council from Abroad

Dear Mayor and Council, Thank you for this opportunity to share just a few thoughts on the recently released draft Vancouver Plan 2050... Read More

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