Event: CoV Jericho LandsVirtual Design Workshops, April 10-19

In mid-April, the Vancouver of City Planning Department will be co-hosting a series of themed Virtual Design Workshops for the Jericho... Read More

Book Review: The Permaculture City

Author: Toby Hemenway (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2015) In the 1970s Australian biologist Bill Mollison and ecological designer... Read More

Book Talk: ‘Battleground: Grandview’ by Jak King

A conversation between author/historian/activist Jak King and architect/urban designer Scot Hein, recorded via Zoom on March 4, 2021... Read More

How Much of Vancouver Is Even Left to Plan?

Atop this article is a “Five-minute City” drawing I made in 2007 as Vancouver’s senior urban designer when my team was asked to scope... Read More

The Laws of Settlements book available for free online!

Are there fundamental laws that govern all settlements—from the smallest village to the largest cities? This is the question that... Read More

Student Housing as a Response to the Housing Crisis

The global housing crisis is a challenging and multi-faceted problem. Part of the solution, already successfully employed by... Read More