Book Review: The Death and Life of the Single Family House

Author: Nathaniel Lauster (Temple University Press, 2016) In The Death and Life of the Single Family House: Lessons from Vancouver on... Read More

River District Appeals to Families with Walkability, Nature and Fun

Author’s Note:I am writing a short series, “Cities for Families” to showcase how local governments, non-profits and the private... Read More

Book Review—In Defense of Housing

Authors: David Madden and Peter Marcuse (Verso, 2016) Everyone needs housing. But not everyone can afford it. If you’re willing... Read More

Toronto is Debunking Myth that Families Won’t Live in Condos

Author’s Note: I am writing a short series, “Cities for Families” to showcase how local governments, non-profits and developers... Read More

EVENT: Calling all city planners, designers and engineers to talk tiny houses in Metro Vancouver, January 24

The BC Tiny House Collective, a Vancouver-based community-driven organization advocating for the inclusion of tiny houses in our... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: The Politics of Flight

Click here for a larger image. We tend to think of cities in their horizontal dimension—artifacts the spread laterally across the... Read More

Tiny house, anyone?

Had you asked me a couple years ago if my next project would focus on tiny houses, I would have scoffed at the thought. More so, I’d... Read More

Housing Central 2016 – Inspiring Talks on Affordable Housing

On Nov 21 to 23, the Housing Central Conference—the biggest affordable housing conference in western Canada—took place at the Sheraton... Read More