Emergency Shelter Distribution in BC

Map courtesy of author. To interact with it, click here: Homelessness, emergency shelters, and affordable housing are not simply... 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

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

Book Review—Draw It: Tools, Techniques, and Methods

Author: Lynn Craig with Cary Perkins (ORO Editions, 2015) Draw It: Tools, Techniques, and Methods teaches the user how to draw... Read More

Vancouver Neighbourhood Population Change, 1971-2006

Cities are constantly transforming. Although we often focus on the most visible signs of change—new buildings and reconstructed public... Read More

Adaptive Re-Use: The Joy of Re-purposed Buildings

VHF would like to thank this post’s guest writer, Marta Farevaag – Urban Planner. In Vancouver, our residential neighbourhoods... Read More

EVENT: West Vancouver Museum “Inside Out” Architect Talks

West Vancouver Museum is pleased to announce that From the Inside Out: Integrating Art and Architecture on the West Coast has been... Read More

Adaptive Re-Use through “Loft-Style Living”

With tall ceilings, open floor plans and often large windows it is not hard to see why people are drawn to loft-style apartments. The... Read More

EVENTS: Jane’s Walk – May 1st, 2nd and 3rd

On Friday May 1st – Sunday May 3rd 2015, hundreds of people throughout Metro Vancouver will come together to walk and talk about... Read More