Kids in the City: Raising a family in a 500sq ft laneway home

Akua Schatz, a director at the Canadian Green Building Council, and her photographer husband, Brendon Purdy, currently live in a home... Read More

RELEASE: New Westminster Affordable Housing Projects on Small Sites: Request for Proposals

The City of New Westminster is requesting proposals (RFP) for innovative affordable ownership or rental housing projects for two... Read More

Kids in the City series

I was excited to launch a new series in June called “Kids in the City”, where I profiled families living in urban density over the... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Where are the kids? – Epilogue

For a larger version, click here.  [Editor’s Note: This is the final piece of a five-part series looking at the spatial distribution... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Where are the kids? – 13-18 years

For a larger version, click here.  [Editor’s Note: This is the fourth of a five-part series looking at the spatial distribution of... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Where are the kids? – 6-12 years

For a larger version, click here.  [Editor’s Note: This is the third of a five-part series looking at the spatial distribution of... Read More

Cartographically Speaking – Where are the kids? – 3-5 years

For a larger version, click here. [Editor’s Note: This is the first of a five-part series looking at the spatial distribution of... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Where are the kids? – Under 3 years old

For a larger version, click here. [Editor’s Note: This is the first of a five-part series looking at the spatial distribution of... Read More

Adaptive Re-Use through “Loft-Style Living”

With tall ceilings, open floor plans and often large windows it is not hard to see why people are drawn to loft-style apartments. The... Read More

Video Vancouver: Al Jazeera on Vancouver’s housing crisis

On The Stream: Vancouver residents rally against the high cost of homes in the city. Read More