What Vancouver Housing Needs Is Some Public Process Sorcery

The recent publication of former Vancouver head planner Larry Beasley’s new book Vancouverism provides an opportunity for us to both... Read More

Release: Gender Equity Strategy 2019 Update

City Council responded strongly to make Vancouver a global leader in advancing gender equity at the council meeting on May 29th... Read More

Event – Vancouverism Book Launch + Presentation, June 17th

On Monday, June 17th we will be celebrating international planning and urban design expert Larry Beasley’s new book Vancouverism... Read More

Event – Shaping Vancouver 2019: What’s the Use of Heritage? Conversation #1, May 21st

Shaping Vancouver 2019: What’s the Use of Heritage? Conversation #1: Reshaping Local Places Tuesday, May 21st, 2019: 7-9 PM... Read More

On This Patch of Grass: An Interview with Matt Hern, Daisy Couture, Selena Couture, and Sadie Couture

Parks are an important part of the contemporary city. Yet, the fact that parks are so common place makes critically discussion around... Read More

Release: Leonard Street Neighbour Hub Installation, Victoria

On March 31, neighbours of Leonard Street in Victoria, BC will be celebrating the newest addition to their block: a shared emergency... Read More

Uh oh. I’m a Planner and Planning Makes Housing More Expensive

Thank Andy Yan for throwing yet another rock into the placid pond of our taken for granted assumptions. As someone who advocates... Read More

Designing streets for a new kind of delivery vehicle

E-commerce is driving the growth of the last-mile delivery industry, the step of delivery from distribution center to customer... Read More

Am I the Last Voice against the SkyTrain to UBC?

I must apologize to the poor soul who casually mentioned to me Vancouver city council may soon endorse running the proposed Broadway... Read More

Book Review – Close Up At A Distance: Mapping Technology and Politics

Author: Laura Kurgan (Zone Books, 2012) Close Up At A Distance: Mapping Technology and Politics is an excellent introduction to the... Read More