Vancouver’s Housing Crisis: A Collaborative Opportunity for Planners and Architects

The time is now. Architects and landscape architects need to be active participants in urban planning and land-use decision-making... Read More

Urban Technologies: The Unintended Consequences

If you walk by the bike parkade at Main Street Science World in the evening you will see a handful of bikes. If you look closely... Read More

Video Vancouver: Larry Beasley on Vancouverism

Via TransLink Larry Beasley, a TransLink board member and former planner chief planner for the City of Vancouver, talks about his new... Read More

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