Video Vancouver: Chinatown Divided

Are new developments an opportunity or a threat to Chinatown? Here’s About Here‘s attempt to explore both sides of this issue. Read More

Alleys, Laneways and Life Between Buildings

Did you notice the laneways you passed this morning? Those grey strips of concrete used to store cars and garbage? If you missed these... Read More

Video Vancouver: Burrard Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Via the City of Vancouver: Following its 80th year, Burrard Bridge underwent safety and structural repairs beginning with the... Read More

Video Vancouver: Measuring Magic — Improvisation

Via Project for Public Spaces: PPS founder Fred Kent shares his insights on improvisation in public space, including why it matters... Read More

Video Vancouver: Measuring Magic — Comfort

PPS founder Fred Kent shares his insights on comfort in public space, including why it matters, what to look for, and how to make it... Read More

RELEASE: COV Northeast False Creek final plan will be going to Council, Jan. 31

The City of Vancouver has released the final plan for Northeast False Creek, which will guide the creation of a vibrant new waterfront... Read More

Book Review – Velotopia: The Production of Cyclespace in Our Minds and Our Cities

Author: Steven Fleming (nai010 publishers, 2017) “No one would say Le Corbusier’s Plan Voisin did good for the world, but we can learn... Read More

The curious state of cycling in Japan

When we look for examples of great cycling cities or countries, we often look to Denmark or the Netherlands. For a good reason, of... Read More

Video Vancouver: Residential streets are too wide. Here’s why.

Via City Beautiful: In many places in the United States, residential streets were as wide as busy city streets. I understand why urban... Read More

Video Vancouver: Why cities are full of uncomfortable benches

Via Vox: That bench won’t be yours forever. When designing urban spaces, city planners have many competing interests to balance... Read More