Book Review: Planning on the Edge

Editors: Penny Gurstein and Tom Hutton (UBC Press, 2019) Planning On The Edge: Vancouver and the Challenges of Reconciliation, Social... Read More

Book Review – Human Scale Revisited: A New Look at the Classic Case for a Decentralist Future

Author: Kirkpatrick Sale (Chelsea Green, 2017) Reading Human Scale Revisited by Kirkpatrick Sale from Athens, Greece during a global... Read More

Bentham’s City: An Urban Monograph of Vancouver City Hall

[Editor’s Note: This piece was published over a decade ago—in what would eventually become Spacing Vancouver. In light of the... Read More

Six-foot City: Conclusion

This series has explored the impacts of doubling the current personal space radius from 3ft (1m) to 6ft (2m) across three everyday... Read More

Six-foot City: Public Transit

Anybody who has experienced a well-used public transit system during rush hour knows that relaxing their ‘personal space bubbles’ to a... Read More

Six-foot City: The Corridor

The lowly corridor falls well short of being adored by most people. Within our contemporary cultural imagination, its association with... Read More

Six-Foot City: Introduction

Although the recent pandemic has brought to light many important issues, none has been more pervasive than social distancing. Embedded... Read More

hindsight: Strathcona

Click here for a larger image. What happens when a crisis, much like the one we are acutely dealing with right now, undermines the... Read More

Event: Iconic Houses Lecture Tour – The Melnikov House, Feb 27th

Iconic Houses Lecture Tour – The Melnikov House Presented by the West Coast Modern League WHEN: Thurs, Feb, 27, 2020 – 5 to 7pm... Read More

Video Vancouver: Urban Planning in the 2010s

A first draft of the urban planning history of the 2010s. Via Planetizen. Read More