10 Ideas that are Changing the World

The GLOBE series 2014 Conference brought together policy makers and industry leaders to explore ideas and share real world examples of... 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