Transform Underutilized Lands, Revitalize Our Cities, Recover Our Economy

It’s time for the new normal. But what exactly is the new normal? For the city building sector, it could be using a confluence of... Read More

Bentham’s City: An Urban Monograph of Vancouver City Hall

[Editor’s Note: This piece was published over a decade ago—in what would eventually become Spacing Vancouver. In light of the... Read More

Six-foot City: The Classroom

That the pandemic has had a disastrous effect on local and global economies is blatantly clear. But we take for granted that the... Read More

Six-foot City: The Corridor

The lowly corridor falls well short of being adored by most people. Within our contemporary cultural imagination, its association with... Read More

hindsight: Strathcona

Click here for a larger image. What happens when a crisis, much like the one we are acutely dealing with right now, undermines the... Read More

Book Review – What a City is For: Remaking the Politics of Displacement

Author: Matt Hern (MIT Press, 2017) Book Reviewers: William Dunn & Claire Adams Portland is a liveable, progressive, and hip city... Read More

Understanding Affordability: A Partial Picture

Click here to enlarge the graph. Fair and affordable housing is a basic right for all New Yorkers and all Americans. Nydia Velazquez... Read More

Book Review—Beyond Mobility: Planning Cities for People and Places

Authors: Robert Cervero, Erick Guerra, Stefan Al (Island Press, 2017) The cumulative consequences of this nearly singular focus on... Read More

Event: Shaping Vancouver 2019: What’s the Use of Heritage?, Oct. 9

Shaping Vancouver 2019: What’s the Use of Heritage When: Wed, Oct. 9, 2019 | 7-9 p.m. Where: Djavad Mowafaghian World Art... Read More

Event: CoV Free Public Art Walking Tours, September 27, 28 & 29

Join us and celebrate the 10th annual Culture Days! The City of Vancouver Public Art program is offering 10 walking tours in 4 areas... Read More