Event: VanPlay Smart City Talks: Celebration + Diversity, November 1

Imagine Parks and Recreation. What could Vancouver’s parks, public space and recreation opportunities look like in 25 years? How about... Read More

Book Review – Handbook of Biophilic City Planning and Design

Author: Timothy Beatley (Island Press, 2016) The term “biophilia” may be new to many people. In recent years, people have become more... Read More

Video Vancouver: Stand up for Public Space

Via UN-Habitat: In this lecture, Luisa Bravo, president of City Space Architecture, advocates for that public space in cities is a... Read More

Visual Thoughts #61

Last VT image: Idiosyncratic attic window in Strathcona, Vancouver. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing... Read More

Release: Free UBC online edX course – Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs, April 4th

ECODESIGN FOR CITIES AND SUBURBS A New Free Internet Course Offered on edX by the University of British Columbia Architects, urban... Read More

11 Milestones that will Shape Vancouver’s Future

What are the significant events, activities and decisions in 2016 that will shape Vancouver’s future? Earlier this fall, the Vancouver... Read More

Book Review – The Last Gang in Town

Author: Aaron Chapman (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2016) Those who love and study Vancouver know how quickly it transforms through... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: The Politics of Flight

Click here for a larger image. We tend to think of cities in their horizontal dimension—artifacts the spread laterally across the... Read More

EVENT – Webinar: ‘Species at Risk- Baselines’ – Nov. 16th

Webinar: ‘Species at Risk- Baselines’ DATE: Wednesday, November 16th TIME: 11am – 12:30pm (PST) REGISTRATION... Read More