EVENT: Calling all city planners, designers and engineers to talk tiny houses in Metro Vancouver, January 24

The BC Tiny House Collective, a Vancouver-based community-driven organization advocating for the inclusion of tiny houses in our... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: The Politics of Flight

Click here for a larger image. We tend to think of cities in their horizontal dimension—artifacts the spread laterally across the... Read More

Tiny house, anyone?

Had you asked me a couple years ago if my next project would focus on tiny houses, I would have scoffed at the thought. More so, I’d... Read More

Book Review – Infrastructural Monument

Author: MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) Infrastructural Monument presented the products of a... Read More

Thom and NIMBY: An Odd Coupling

What are we talking about when we remember the dead? I’ve recently helped my family in Israel produce a book in memory of my... Read More

Housing Central 2016 – Inspiring Talks on Affordable Housing

On Nov 21 to 23, the Housing Central Conference—the biggest affordable housing conference in western Canada—took place at the Sheraton... Read More

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