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

Squeezed Out

At the recent SCARP Symposium, Dr. Paul Kershaw, a policy professor in the UBC School of Population & Public Health gave the... Read More

Book Review—The Inspired Landscape: Twenty-one leading landscape architects explore the creative process

Author: Susan Cohen (Timber Press, 2015) The Inspired Landscape tells the stories of projects by twenty-one world renowned landscape... Read More

The Vancouver Song: “It’s a big big city, but there ain’t no place for me”

“The Vancouver Song” by Tim Sars, 2016 The man in the video is Tim Sars.  He is the leader of the Vancouver institution... Read More

Re-Engaging Vancouver’s Waterfront

Vancouver is a beautiful city. Surrounded by the ocean, green mountains and parks, Vancouverites seem to thoroughly enjoy all its... Read More

The City Before the City: “Righting History” in c̓əsnaʔəm

A public controversy erupted in 2012 when ancestral remains were unearthed during the pre-construction of a condo development on... Read More