Video Vancouver: Cruel Musical Chairs (or Why Is Rent So High?)

Via Sightline Institute: How does a growing, prospering city stay affordable for all kinds of people? At the most basic level, when... Read More

Video Vancouver: Thermal Imaging Pilot Program

Via City of Vancouver: Early in 2017, we launched a Thermal Imaging Pilot Program to help homeowners identify energy loss in single... Read More

Release: Vancouver Versus the World: What Can You Buy for the Price of a Vancouver Home?

Point2 Homes real estate search portal has conducted research into the international real estate market and has discovered what the... Read More

How The City of Vienna Handles Affordable Housing and Inclusivity

Vienna is an internationally renowned city, attractive to employees from the high-tech industry, scholars, scientists and other... Read More

Video Vancouver: Designing the Rental Housing Renaissance

Via The Tyee: There’s been a three decade lag of rental housing in Canada, but development is finally starting to pick up again... Read More

Driverless Cars and the Suburban Renaissance

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” Some people debate whether Henry Ford, founder of the... Read More

Co-ops Offer Family-Friendly Housing, Yet Face an Uncertain Future

I am writing a short series, “Cities for Families” to showcase how local governments, non-profits, and the private sector are building... Read More

EVENT: Dr. Ronald Knapp – Chinese Houses in Southeast Asia

Talk by Dr. Ronald Knapp: Chinese Houses in Southeast Asia: The Eclectic Architecture of Sojourners and Settlers When: August 17, 2017... Read More

Book Review From the Stacks: Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change

To Jane Jacob’s three traditional urban values of civic space, human scale and diversity, the current environmental imperative adds... Read More

Housing as a Human Right: Miloon Kothari at the MOV

When Fidel Castro took power over Cuba, the country experienced major changes in its housing policies. Evictions of tenants were... Read More