RELEASE: Heritage Vancouver’s 2016 Top 10 Most Endangered Heritage Sites

Heritage Vancouver has released this year’s Top 10 Watch List. This year we are seeing particular threats to our neighbourhoodsâ€... Read More

EVENT: Shaping Vancouver 2016: What’s so special about “The Drive”? May 18th

Shaping Vancouver 2016: What’s so special about “The Drive”? Wednesday, May 18, 2016; 7pm to 9pm Admission is free; donations are much... Read More

Towers in Communities: How High is Too High?

My Vancouver eastside neighbourhood of Commercial Drive was featured in the media recently for opposing another “high-rise” tower... Read More

Book Review—Draw It: Tools, Techniques, and Methods

Author: Lynn Craig with Cary Perkins (ORO Editions, 2015) Draw It: Tools, Techniques, and Methods teaches the user how to draw... Read More

Vancouver Neighbourhood Population Change, 1971-2006

Cities are constantly transforming. Although we often focus on the most visible signs of change—new buildings and reconstructed public... Read More

Events—Shaping Vancouver 2016: Our Neighbourhoods, Conversation 1, April 13th

What’s a Neighbourhood? Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (SFU Woodward’s 149 West... Read More

Release: City of Vancouver releases comprehensive study on empty homes

Via: City of Vancouver Responding to public concerns that empty homes could be impacting housing affordability and neighbourhood... Read More

Release: City of Vancouver and CP agree to creation of the Arbutus Greenway

Via: City of Vancouver, March 7 2016 “Thanks to this landmark agreement, the City will be able to transform the area into an... Read More

Good Intent and Design Fail in Chinatown

Inserting new structures into older urban environments can be tricky. The rhythm of the street and its storefronts, sidewalk width... Read More