Visual Thoughts #37

Last VT image: View to Semiahmoo Bay from Peace Arch Park – Surrey, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at... Read More

Studies on the West End – Camera Obscura 1555 Georgia Street

[Editor's Note: Schools are the repository of ideas and experimentation. All too frequently, however, interesting and provocative work... Read More

Visual Thoughts #36

Last VT image: Grouse Mountain Peak Chalet, Vancouver, BC. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver... Read More

Where Happiness and Urban Design Intersect: An Interview with Happy City Author, Charles Montgomery

Charles Montgomery is a man with an obsession.  He’s spent years investigating the link between cities and happiness... Read More

Rewilding a City

As a relatively young, modern city nestled between the North Shore mountains and surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, it is not hard to... Read More

Book Review – Urban Code: 100 Lessons for Understanding the City

Authors: Anne Mikoleit, Moritz Purckhauer (MIT Press, 2011) This is a small book of a hundred or so pages that offers 100 bits of... Read More

Cartographically Speaking – 3D Vancouver

For a larger image, click here. A few months back, I felt like experimenting with different representation methods. Inspired by one of... Read More

Meet Tom Carter

I visited Tom Carter in his heritage loft a couple of weeks ago. It was the same afternoon that we climbed up to the top of the Sun... Read More

Building Resilient Cities: Effective Dialogue and Solutions Anticipated at the GLOBE 2014 Conference

Vancouver welcomes the GLOBE series, North America’s largest International Business & Sustainability Conference. The conference... Read More