Lightworks: A Precedent for Preserving Vancouver’s Industrial Heritage?

We’ve all read the stories about Vancouver’s disregard for heritage homes, about the frequent demolition of gorgeous character houses... Read More

Book Review—America’s Urban Future: Lessons From North of the Border

Authors: Roy Tomalty and Alan Mallach (Island Press, 2015) Urban America has a thing or two to learn from north of the border—that is... Read More

EVENT: VHS Eryk Martin Talk at MOV, Oct 27

Eryk Martin – Direct Action: Left Wing Activism in the 1970s and 1980s DATE: October 27th TIME: 7:30pm LOCATION: Museum of... Read More

Industrial Magic

What should we do with urban industrial lands? Many that live within rapidly growing cities may argue that this question is extremely... Read More

Shaping Vancouver 2016 – What Is The Vision For Chinatown?

Vancouver’s Chinatown is Canada’s largest and encompasses an ethnic mix of different demographics along with many... Read More

Gil Kelley: The Next Leap Forward

Presented by Urbanarium on September 28th, new City of Vancouver Director of Planning Gil Kelley spoke to a full house of architects... Read More

Event: What a City is For…Book Launch, Oct 21st

WHAT A CITY IS FOR: REMAKING THE POLITICS OF DISPLACEMENT Book Launch Date: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, Time: 7:00PM–9:00PM, Location: DJAVAD... Read More

RELEASE: Housing Agency building 400 new affordable rental homes

City of Vancouver contributing four sites worth $50 million; homes will be rented below market rate The City of Vancouver’s Affordable... Read More

RELEASE: City appoints Gil Kelley as the General Manager of Planning, Urban Design & Sustainability

City of Vancouver News Release: “Gil’s extensive experience in cities like San Francisco and Portland is highly valuable at a... Read More

Lessons on Affordability from Germany and Austria

Vancouver’s City Council Vision Vancouver has implemented a number of creative ways to tackle the city’s affordability... Read More