Tiny house, anyone?

Had you asked me a couple years ago if my next project would focus on tiny houses, I would have scoffed at the thought. More so, I’d... Read More

Visual Thoughts #60

Last VT image: Snowy intersection in East Vancouver. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver. He is... Read More

Book Review – Infrastructural Monument

Author: MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) Infrastructural Monument presented the products of a... Read More

Thom and NIMBY: An Odd Coupling

What are we talking about when we remember the dead? I’ve recently helped my family in Israel produce a book in memory of my... Read More

Housing Central 2016 – Inspiring Talks on Affordable Housing

On Nov 21 to 23, the Housing Central Conference—the biggest affordable housing conference in western Canada—took place at the Sheraton... Read More

“Cities for Families” Series: City of North Vancouver Creates Strategy that puts Children and Families First

CITIES FOR FAMILIES: LOCAL GOVERNMENT I am writing a short, three-part series, “Cities for Families” to showcase how local... Read More

Happy Streets “Living Lab” Results Suggest Public Space Affects Wellbeing

How do we know when we are in a good public space? Does it make us happier, more calm, or even more generous? We can get the sense... Read More

RELEASE: City appoints Gil Kelley as the General Manager of Planning, Urban Design & Sustainability

City of Vancouver News Release: “Gil’s extensive experience in cities like San Francisco and Portland is highly valuable at a... Read More