On Interior Urbanism: An Interview with Jeremy Senko

Interiors and urbanism are often considered opposites of one another. But are they so different? Spacing Vancouver’s Erick... Read More

S101 Series: Introduction and Call

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: cities are complex. But that doesn’t mean they need to be complicated... Read More

What Does Our $78-Billion Housing Program Really Fix?

How can Canada possibly spend five years and tens of billions to fix the housing crisis, but still have no idea if it’s working... Read More

Digging Into Where The Sun Needs Shine – BROADWAY PLAN – Part 2

Expand upon our embedded assets This lyric essay digs inside the psyche of planning processes. It uses the oblique projection of... Read More

Towards a More Compassionate, Productive Civic Governance for Vancouver

I am struggling to distinguish between most of the parties vying for our vote on election day this Saturday. Those that have been... Read More

Broadway & Vancouver Plans: A Rejection of Core Vancouver Planning Principles?

Author: Ralph Segal With the City’s current Zoning Map as an initial regulatory reference, Vancouver’s contemporary approach to... Read More

The Tower Default – Pt 2

In 1972, Leslie Martin and Lionel March published Urban Space and Structure—an influential book featuring a series of essays written... Read More

Architecture and Capital in the 21st Century: An Interview with Matthew Soules

Architecture, cities, and economics have always had an intimate relationship. The last century has seen the largest explosion of... Read More

The Vancouver Plan: A Letter to Council from Abroad

Dear Mayor and Council, Thank you for this opportunity to share just a few thoughts on the recently released draft Vancouver Plan 2050... Read More