Book Review – Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness: Architectural Multiculturalism in North America

Author: Donia Zhang (Routledge, 2015) Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness deals with the impact of the design of ethnic Chinese... Read More

Video Vancouver: How cohousing can make us happier (and live longer)

Via TED Loneliness doesn’t always stem from being alone. For architect Grace Kim, loneliness is a function of how socially... Read More

Release: Vancouver Is the Most Unaffordable North American Housing Market

Real estate platform Point2 Homes determined the housing affordability levels of the 50 most populous cities in North America, by... Read More

Video: Acting on Vancouver’s Housing Crisis

Via Staggering Media Last year the City of Vancouver held a housing conference where experts shared their thoughts and observations... Read More

Release: CoV Housing Vancouver strategy to shift the future of our city

To change the future of housing in Vancouver and keep young workers and families in the city, Vancouver City Council has approved its... Read More

Vancouver’s Built Legacy: Transitioning a DTES Jail to Affordable Living

Steps from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside police headquarters, stands a former jail that once haunted the community even beyond its... Read More

Video Vancouver: False Creek South

Via City of Vancouver: False Creek South is one of Vancouver’s pioneering waterfront communities. It’s a highly livable and walkable... Read More

Video Vancouver: One Shared House 2030

Via Dezeen: This video shows the online platform that IKEA’s external innovation lab Space10 has for researching and developing... Read More

Release: CoV Housing Strategy to Transform Low-Density Neighbourhoods

In response to Vancouver’s changing population, rising housing costs, and the increased need for diverse types of housing, the City of... Read More

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