The New Architectural Spires of Canada’s National Religion

The highest regularly inhabited floor space of any building in Canada is the 72nd floor of First Canadian Place in Toronto. The... Read More

EVENT: Alain Bertaud Public Salon, Sept. 20th

Alain Bertaud Public Salon, Sept. 20th DATE & TIME Mon, September 20, 2021 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM PDT LOCATION Vancouver Playhouse 600... Read More

‘I’m not homeless. I just don’t have an address’

Carin Clarke became homeless for one night when the City of Vancouver towed her RV. “I had no clothes. I had no food,” she said. “That... Read More

Understanding Affordability: A Partial Picture – Bertaud’s Response

EDITOR’S NOTE: On December 20, 2019, I published Understanding Affordability: A Partial Picture. The piece focused on... Read More

What Did Vancouver Just Do to the Future of Co-op Living?

It’s surprising how relatively minor issues, such as a citywide street parking fee of $45 a year attracts so much press attention... Read More

EVENT: Order without Design Urban Lunch Series – Julia Harten and Erick Villagomez, July 22, 12pm-1pm

Order Without Design Urban Lunch Series – Julia Harten & Erick Villagomez DATE: July 22nd, 12pm-1pm PLATFORM: Zoom (Online... Read More

Urban Reflections Series: Prologue

June 8th 2015: Adam wakes up to a sunny Monday morning; a blessing any Vancouverite appreciates. He does his daily routine of brushing... Read More

EVENT: Order without Design Urban Lunch Series – Jens von Bergmann and Nathanael Lauster, July 8, 12pm-1pm

Order Without Design Urban Lunch Series – Jens von Bergman & Nathanael Lauster DATE: July 8th, 12pm-1pm PLATFORM: Zoom... Read More

VIDEO: Jon Stovell on the future of Vancouver real estate

The West Haven Group and urbanYVR recently joined forces in a wide-ranging interview with Reliance Properties President and CEO, Jon... Read More