None of the Parties Are Willing to Drive Down Home Costs

The federal election is upon us, and finally the cost of housing has bubbled up as the top issue. Vancouver area voters have waited... Read More

The New Architectural Spires of Canada’s National Religion

The highest regularly inhabited floor space of any building in Canada is the 72nd floor of First Canadian Place in Toronto. The... Read More

Planning for the Long Haul – Bikepacking and the Metro Vancouver Regional Greenways 2050 Plan

Over the last ten years, cycling infrastructure has vastly improved in Metro Vancouver. New bike lanes, pathways, signals, and parking... Read More

What Did Vancouver Just Do to the Future of Co-op Living?

It’s surprising how relatively minor issues, such as a citywide street parking fee of $45 a year attracts so much press attention... Read More

EVENT: Order without Design Urban Lunch Series – Julia Harten and Erick Villagomez, July 22, 12pm-1pm

Order Without Design Urban Lunch Series – Julia Harten & Erick Villagomez DATE: July 22nd, 12pm-1pm PLATFORM: Zoom (Online... Read More

Book Review – Icebergs, Zombies, and the Ultra Thin: Architecture and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Author: Matthew Soules (Princeton Architectural Press, 2021) The installation of Rodney Graham’s Spinning Chandelier, the $3.5 million... Read More

Cartographically Speaking – Vancouver’s District Lots

For a larger image click here. Any aspiring urban historian or property owner looking to renovate will quickly encounter the confusing... Read More