The Blue Cabin: A Dream of Home in Uncertain Times

Amidst widespread housing instability, many feel that we may never again be able to dream of a home to call our own. There’s a deep... Read More

Book Review – Meet Me By The Fountain: An Inside History of The Mall

What was your mall? Mine was Oakridge Centre in Vancouver. It wasn’t particularly glamorous with its exterior of boring brown brick... Read More

The Tower Default

“Hell is paved with good intentions.” ― Samuel Johnson “But remember that good intentions pave many roads. Not all of them lead to... Read More

Event: West Coast Modernism in Context, July 5

WEST COAST MODERNISM IN CONTEXT Live Panel Discussion, Q&A + Reception Presented by the West Coast Modern League In Partnership... Read More

Tall Vancouver Tales Part I – How Vancouver Grew Up, with Donald Luxton

This past week, the Museum of Vancouver and the RAIC BC/Yukon put on its first talk in the new Architecture & the City Series... Read More

Graphic Novella: You Forgot About Me! – Part 3

By Scot Hein with illustrations by J.G. This is the final part of a three-part graphic novella, bookending the Zoning Must Evolve... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Part 5

Demonstrated Resiliency – False Creek South False Creek South (FSC) was borne from Vancouver’s humanist legacy that... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Part 4

Zoning for Resiliency Zoning regulation in Vancouver is like playing Monopoly. We can purchase the little green pieces (which... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Part 3

Vancouver’s housing market is obscenely broken. Time has run out for those left behind who have inherited a cruel reality where... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Part 2

The Aftermath – “Green Profits” Redevelopment on large post-Expo 86 sites (North Shore of False Creek and Coal... Read More