The Strathcona Story: A community that fought back, and the Architect that helped rebuild

In December of 1968, the residents of one of Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhoods, Strathcona, were faced with losing their... Read More

Studies on the West End – Camera Obscura 1555 Georgia Street

[Editor's Note: Schools are the repository of ideas and experimentation. All too frequently, however, interesting and provocative work... Read More

Where Happiness and Urban Design Intersect: An Interview with Happy City Author, Charles Montgomery

Charles Montgomery is a man with an obsession.  He’s spent years investigating the link between cities and happiness... Read More

Book Review – Urban Code: 100 Lessons for Understanding the City

Authors: Anne Mikoleit, Moritz Purckhauer (MIT Press, 2011) This is a small book of a hundred or so pages that offers 100 bits of... Read More

Invitation to Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s Places That Matter: Original Border

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Video Vancouver: Are the Suburbs Ready to Retire?

Young American families are increasingly ditching suburban life for city living, says Leigh Gallagher, author of the new book, The End... Read More

Event: Innovative Approaches to Managing Suburban Sprawl – January 20, 2014

The Canadian Urban Institute and Sustainable Prosperity in collaboration with Simon Fraser University  and the Urban Development... Read More

Transit: The Economic Fundamentals of Getting from A to B

Urban and Real Estate Economics at The University of British Columbia might be the most interesting course offered at a post secondary... Read More