Book Review: Planning on the Edge

Editors: Penny Gurstein and Tom Hutton (UBC Press, 2019) Planning On The Edge: Vancouver and the Challenges of Reconciliation, Social... Read More

Transform Underutilized Lands, Revitalize Our Cities, Recover Our Economy

It’s time for the new normal. But what exactly is the new normal? For the city building sector, it could be using a confluence of... Read More

Bentham’s City: An Urban Monograph of Vancouver City Hall

[Editor’s Note: This piece was published over a decade ago—in what would eventually become Spacing Vancouver. In light of the... Read More

Video Vancouver: Polis Station

While this video was produced over 4 years ago, it has renewed resonance today. Widespread outrage and protests over recent acts of... Read More

Six-foot City: Conclusion

This series has explored the impacts of doubling the current personal space radius from 3ft (1m) to 6ft (2m) across three everyday... Read More

Six-foot City: The Corridor

The lowly corridor falls well short of being adored by most people. Within our contemporary cultural imagination, its association with... Read More

Six-Foot City: Introduction

Although the recent pandemic has brought to light many important issues, none has been more pervasive than social distancing. Embedded... Read More

Book review: No Place to Go

Author: Lezlie Lowe (Coachhouse Books, 2018) What makes a city good? Nice coffee shops? A decent public transit system? Abundant green... Read More

Podcast: COVID Reflections

It is safe to say that it’s been a wild few months. And now, after two months of strict social distancing here in Canada, many... Read More

Book Review: Trains, Buses People – An Opinionated Atlas of US Transit

Author: Christof Spieler (Island Press, 2018) Christof Spieler’s Trains, Buses, People – An Opinionated Atlas of US Transit is a... Read More