The Strathcona Story: A community that fought back, and the Architect that helped rebuild

In December of 1968, the residents of one of Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhoods, Strathcona, were faced with losing their... Read More

Video Vancouver: Rituals, Rules and Ridership of the West Coast Express

A video based on yesterday’s featured Train Tracks post. The daily commute for many is typically a mundane task that takes time... Read More

Train Tracks: Rituals, Rules and Ridership on the West Coast Express

Every day starts like this: You arrive at the station, at the same time, every day. You pull into your parking stall, pay for your... Read More

Event: Innovative Approaches to Managing Suburban Sprawl – January 20, 2014

The Canadian Urban Institute and Sustainable Prosperity in collaboration with Simon Fraser University  and the Urban Development... Read More

Video Vancouver: The Costs of Motordom

Local transportation policy wonk Matt Taylor recently published a video  looking at growth and mobility in Metro Vancouver.  While the... Read More

RELEASE: RAIC Architects issue statement on Canada Post community mailboxes

Canada Post needs to deliver excellent design if it goes ahead with a controversial plan to replace door-to-door service with... Read More

A Name You Should Know: Charles Marega

You may not recognize the name, but his sculptures are all over Vancouver. Although he received many commissions throughout his career... Read More

The Hotels Vancouver: How One Name Graced Three Buildings

From right after the Great Fire in 1886 until present day, Vancouver has always had a structure titled “The Hotel Vancouver”. Always... Read More

RELEASE: Metro Vancouver’s Only Local Carshare Coop Celebrates Milestone with 300th Vehicle

Founded 16 years ago with two cars in Vancouver’s West End, Modo The Car Co-op is celebrating a milestone achievement this month... Read More