Book Review: 50 Lessons to Learn from Frank Lloyd Wright

Written by Aaron Betsky and Gideon Fink Shapiro, Rizzoli Books, 2021 This book presents the work and imaginings of this iconic... Read More

The Ziggurats of Richmond

They swept away the suburban scenery that once defined much of Richmond and built the ziggurats. Auto shops, blackberry thickets... Read More

Taking Us Where The Sun Don’t Shine – The Broadway Plan

Why bother? The survey flashes across your horizon suggesting a moment of importance. You click on the survey and give your opinion... Read More

REID: Shadows and light – a longstanding debate

It’s an argument, it turns out, that has been going on for centuries. When new tall or mid-rise buildings are discussed, one of the... Read More

The Jericho Lands Need a Human-Scaled Rethink

Vancouver is destined to have a new neighbourhood on its west side, one so densely populated that Council recently approved routing... Read More

Too Obsessed with ‘Character’ Homes?

Go to just about any Vancouver council meeting or public hearing to do with urban growth and you can bet someone will say that change... Read More

Finding the Missing Middle in Unexpected Places: Cornwall, Ontario’s Permissive Zoning

Urbanist discourse of recent years has commonly turned to reviving the Missing Middle as one means of remedying the skyrocketing cost... Read More

Optimizing Social Connection: An Interview with Saif Khan

[EDITOR’S NOTE: It is with the heaviest heart that we at Spacing Vancouver inform readers of the unexpected passing of Ulduz... Read More

Book Review: The Women Who Changed Architecture

Foreword by Beverly Willis, Introduction by Amale Andraos, Edited by Jan Cigliano Hartman, Princeton Architectural Press, 2022  The... Read More

From Sunlight Park to East Harbour, Part 2 of 2

This second part of my feature on Lever Brothers soap and detergent manufacturing in the lower Don Valley will examine the... Read More