How Much of Vancouver Is Even Left to Plan?

Atop this article is a “Five-minute City” drawing I made in 2007 as Vancouver’s senior urban designer when my team was asked to scope... Read More

Housing, Like Beer, Is Better Done in Small Batches

Forty years ago, Molson, Labatt, and Carling O’Keefe collectively owned 96 percent of Canada’s beer market. Their shared monopoly... Read More

Event – Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Genius Loci, Jan. 24

Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Genius Loci Online Panel Discussion Presented by the West Coast Modern League in Partnership with the West... Read More

The Laws of Settlements book available for free online!

Are there fundamental laws that govern all settlements—from the smallest village to the largest cities? This is the question that... Read More

Events: Placemaking in a Pandemic – UBC CAPACity Design Challenge 2020

Placemaking in a Pandemic – UBC CAPACity Design Challenge 2020 REGISTER by: November 23rd, 11:59 PM PST SUBMISSION DEADLINE... Read More

Video Vancouver: Tour Chinatown with Christopher Cheung

CanU 2020 Vancouver Tours Stroll through Vancouver’s historic Chinatown with Tyee reporter Christopher Cheung. It’s easy to get lost... Read More