On Walking and the Future of Cities: An Evening with Jeff Speck

On a balmy Tuesday night I found myself walking towards Lost Lagoon along Alberni Street. I parked my car at a nearby parking garage... Read More

Podcast: The Laws of Settlements with Erick Villagomez

From a small Nova Scotia town to booming Barcelona to the mega-city of Jakarta, are there any laws that govern all human settlements... Read More

Why New West Station’s Plaza 88 is one of a kind

You’ll lose your breath trying to describe Plaza 88. It wraps an elevated SkyTrain station with seven storeys of parking and two... Read More

Video Vancouver: Grandma On The Move

Via City of Vancouver: Commissioned by the City of Vancouver, Grandma on the Move, features award-winning children’s entertainers... Read More

What Vancouver Housing Needs Is Some Public Process Sorcery

The recent publication of former Vancouver head planner Larry Beasley’s new book Vancouverism provides an opportunity for us to both... Read More

Video Vancouver: Life on a Dutch Woonerf (Living Street)

Via Streetfilms When I posted on Facebook that I was headed to The Netherlands once again to visit (for my first time) to Utrecht, as... Read More

Event – Vancouverism Book Launch + Presentation, June 17th

On Monday, June 17th we will be celebrating international planning and urban design expert Larry Beasley’s new book Vancouverism... Read More

Book Review: Vancouverism

Author: Larry Beasley (UBC Press, 2019) When friends from out of town visit and I tell them about Vancouverism, they all say they’ve... Read More

Video Vancouver: Should We Tear Down the Seawall?

Via CBC News | Abut Here About Here: Should We Tear Down the Seawall | CBC Short Film The Vancouver seawall draws millions of people... Read More