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

Why Vancouver Needs an ‘Affordability Bank’

Vancouver needs an Affordability Bank. Here’s what that would be: A new policy that allows people choosing to build new single-family... Read More

How a Smart, Progressive Property Tax Could Ease Our Housing Crisis

Guest author: Patrick Condon Does Vancouver need a new kind of tax on land? City council thinks it might, so has asked city staff to... Read More

All about Housing: A Small Housing BC Summit and Housing Central Conference Summary

Affordable Housing has been a hot and heavy topic in Vancouver for over a decade. Between 2006 to 2016 the price of detached houses... Read More

Event: 11th Annual SCARP symposium, Mar. 1st, 2019 [Save the date!]

11th Annual SCARP Symposium [Re]present: Sharing Stories and Spaces Through Planning WHEN: Friday March 1st, 2019 WHERE: AMS Nest... Read More