City of Vancouver Urban Design Studio: R.I.P 2004 – 2014

It is with great sadness that Spacing Vancouver must report the unofficial “death” of the City of Vancouver’s highly... Read More

Modernism in Vancouver Part Two: West Coast Modernism

While mid-century commercial architecture was embracing International Style with its clean-edged steel and glass construction... Read More

Vancouver’s Urbanism Headlines: Wednesday

LOCAL • Projected demand for Vancouver’s Broadway subway sees 250,000 trips on first day [Globe and Mail] • Surrey crime numbers... Read More

The Strathcona Story: A community that fought back, and the Architect that helped rebuild

In December of 1968, the residents of one of Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhoods, Strathcona, were faced with losing their... Read More

UDI Vancouver Lunch with Mukhtar Latif—February 21, 2014

Join the Urban Development Institute (Pacific Region) as they welcome Mukhtar Latif, the City of Vancouver’s Chief Housing Officer, in... Read More

Transit: The Economic Fundamentals of Getting from A to B

Urban and Real Estate Economics at The University of British Columbia might be the most interesting course offered at a post secondary... Read More

Storage Facility Helping Vancouver’s Homeless Get Off the Streets

Imagine having to carry your belongings with you at all times. You would not be able to go to a doctor’s appointment or job... Read More

Looking at Housing + Sharing

In late October, the Laboratory of Housing Alternatives (LOHA) held an introspective event on Housing and Sharing at the Lost and... Read More


HOUSING THE ARTS is an event exploring ways to empower artists through affordable and adequate spaces to live and work. The Laboratory... Read More