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

Video Vancouver: The Missing Middle Mystery

Via About Here Metro Vancouver primarily has two types of housing. High rises or the single family house. What happened to all the... Read More

Event: AFTERSHOCK – Looking back at 1918 for a view of Vancouver’s future

Event Details Date: October 27, 2020 Time: 7:00-8:30-pm Via: Zoom RSVP and more information Event Description The first victim in... Read More

Student Housing as a Response to the Housing Crisis

The global housing crisis is a challenging and multi-faceted problem. Part of the solution, already successfully employed by... Read More

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