EVENT: Calling all city planners, designers and engineers to talk tiny houses in Metro Vancouver, January 24

The BC Tiny House Collective, a Vancouver-based community-driven organization advocating for the inclusion of tiny houses in our... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: The Politics of Flight

Click here for a larger image. We tend to think of cities in their horizontal dimension—artifacts the spread laterally across the... Read More

Tiny house, anyone?

Had you asked me a couple years ago if my next project would focus on tiny houses, I would have scoffed at the thought. More so, I’d... Read More

Book Review – Infrastructural Monument

Author: MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) Infrastructural Monument presented the products of a... 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

VIDEO: Vancouver’s Multi-Modal Success Story

Streetsfilms was lucky to be at the ProWalk ProBike ProPlace 2016 this Summer where we got to hang with many of the smartest folks in... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks – The Skytrain Explorer: Heritage Walks From Every Station

Author: John Atkin (Steller Press Ltd., 2005) Everything is walking distance if you have the time. -Steven Wright, Comedian and Actor... Read More

Event: Granville Island 2040, Dec. 3rd

On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, from 10:30 am – 4:30 pm, the public is invited to the Revue Stage (east side of the Public Market) on... Read More

Lightworks: A Precedent for Preserving Vancouver’s Industrial Heritage?

We’ve all read the stories about Vancouver’s disregard for heritage homes, about the frequent demolition of gorgeous character houses... Read More

Book Review—America’s Urban Future: Lessons From North of the Border

Authors: Roy Tomalty and Alan Mallach (Island Press, 2015) Urban America has a thing or two to learn from north of the border—that is... Read More