Podcast: COVID Reflections

It is safe to say that it’s been a wild few months. And now, after two months of strict social distancing here in Canada, many... Read More

Book Review: Trains, Buses People – An Opinionated Atlas of US Transit

Author: Christof Spieler (Island Press, 2018) Christof Spieler’s Trains, Buses, People – An Opinionated Atlas of US Transit is a... Read More

Release: UBC study highlights need to improve health care access in Vancouver, Portland and Seattle

UBC researchers have developed a data science method that analyzes how easily citizens can access hospitals and walk-in health clinics... Read More

It’s complicated — our relationship with Instagram and nature

On a hike to Upper Joffre Lake near Pemberton this summer, I saw a dozen people frozen in the same pose. In one hand, they held out... Read More

Modernist Masterpiece: The Downs Residence

Variations of the Modern Movement in architecture which started in Europe in the 1920s can be seen across North America, and on the... Read More

Event: Life Between Umbrellas Design Competition

Vancouver receives the equivalent of over five months of rainy weather a year. How can our public spaces better respond to the wet... Read More

A Renegade Book Exchange, and Other Acts of ‘Urban Intervention’

On the southwest corner of Salsbury and Napier Streets, a block from Vancouver’s Commercial Drive, Penny Street and Stephen Holmes set... Read More