Modernism in Vancouver Part One: Post War Idealism

Early Vancouver architecture was epitomized by wood and stone structures, heavy on terra cotta detailing. After the First World War... Read More

Video Vancouver: PARKING:—Searching for the Good Life in the City

Via StreetFilms: Streetfilms is proud to partner with ITDP to bring you this fun animation that’s sort of a cross between those... Read More

RELEASE: City of Surrey PARKit winners announced

Surrey’s pop-up park is going ‘Gingham Style’ this summer. The classic concept of an outdoor picnic, inspired by the quintessential... Read More

RELEASE: Urban Design Awards

From the City of Vancouver: The inaugural Urban Design Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in architecture and urban design in... Read More

Vancouver’s West End Gentrification

Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts. – Arnold Bennett It’s one of... Read More

Urban Reef: Meet the winning team of the 2014 Robson Redux

Kaz Bremner and Jeremiah Deutscher are two young intern architects, and the design duo of a four-person team, that have won the... Read More

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

10 Ideas that are Changing the World

The GLOBE series 2014 Conference brought together policy makers and industry leaders to explore ideas and share real world examples of... 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