Alleys, Laneways and Life Between Buildings

Did you notice the laneways you passed this morning? Those grey strips of concrete used to store cars and garbage? If you missed these... Read More

Video: Why are we Getting Rid of a Highway in Vancouver?

Via About Here Facebook | Instagram Why are we about to get rid of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts in Vancouver? It’s a... Read More

Smart Technology, and Smarter Communities

Humans are a resilient species. We have reached nearly every corner of the globe and adapted our lifestyles over generations. However... Read More

Video Vancouver: When Do We get a Skytrain to UBC?

Via About Here Facebook | Instagram Is there ever going to be a skytrain to UBC? Here’s our thoughts. Read More

Video Vancouver: Burrard Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Via the City of Vancouver: Following its 80th year, Burrard Bridge underwent safety and structural repairs beginning with the... Read More

Future Ready Vancouver: Making Metro Vancouver the model for the resilient city

“WSP presents a panel discussion on the social and environmental opportunities and risks facing Vancouver. Panelists include Michael... Read More

Book Review From the Stacks: Partnerships in Urban Property Development

Authors: Nigel Dubben and Brendan Williams (Wiley, 2009) When developments are created it is generally the property developer or... Read More

Video Vancouver: Residential streets are too wide. Here’s why.

Via City Beautiful: In many places in the United States, residential streets were as wide as busy city streets. I understand why urban... Read More

Video Vancouver: Road signs suck. What if we got rid of them all?

Via Vox: Shared space designs, explained with 99% Invisible. Some cities in Europe are undergoing a fascinating transformation... Read More