Lightworks: A Precedent for Preserving Vancouver’s Industrial Heritage?

We’ve all read the stories about Vancouver’s disregard for heritage homes, about the frequent demolition of gorgeous character houses... Read More

EVENT – MOV Why I Design – November 4

Why I Design WHEN: Friday, November 4, TIME: 7-11pm WHERE: Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Street ADMISSION: Adults: $18.00 in... Read More

EVENT: VHS Eryk Martin Talk at MOV, Oct 27

Eryk Martin – Direct Action: Left Wing Activism in the 1970s and 1980s DATE: October 27th TIME: 7:30pm LOCATION: Museum of... Read More

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

Book Review – Generations: Six Decades of the Art and Architecture of Herb Green

Herb Greene is an American architect, who studied under the Bruce Goff—a popular figure known for his ‘organic’ and... 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

Lessons on Affordability from Germany and Austria

Vancouver’s City Council Vision Vancouver has implemented a number of creative ways to tackle the city’s affordability... Read More

Vancouver’s Connection to Craftsman Architecture

VHF would like to thank Michael Kluckner, local author and artist, for guest writing this post. Almost as ubiquitous in our city as... Read More