EVENT: 2019 Year-in-Review Workshop

Workshopping the planning milestones that transformed Vancouver in 2019 Year in Review 2019 is the 5th annual workshop convened by the... Read More

Book Review – Sao Paulo: A Graphic Biography/Uma Biografia Gráfica.

Author: Felipe Correa (Texas University Press, 2018) Clocking in at roughly 12.2 million people, the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo is... Read More

LORINC: Jagmeet Singh’s historic campaign

In 1990, Norman Inkster, then the commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, recommended to the federal government that Sikh... Read More

Event: Shaping Vancouver 2019: What’s the Use of Heritage?, Oct. 9

Shaping Vancouver 2019: What’s the Use of Heritage When: Wed, Oct. 9, 2019 | 7-9 p.m. Where: Djavad Mowafaghian World Art... Read More

Book Review: Suburban Remix – Creating The Next Generation of Urban Places

Editors: Jason Beske and David Dixon (Island Press, 2018) According to the 2017 American Housing Survey, the majority of Americans... Read More

Developing a Community: The History of Grandview

By Guest Author Jak King For scores of generations, the wooded hills of Grandview were prime hunting and trapping land for First... Read More

Book Review – Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities

Author: Vaclav Smil (MIT Press, 2019) There are few terms as pervasive in discussions about contemporary cities than “growth”. It... Read More

EVENT: Grandview Heritage Tour

Explore this unique, vibrant neighbourhood with the Vancouver Heritage Foundation SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2019, 12PM TO 5PM $30/$23... Read More

Time for public art: the New Toronto Courthouse construction site mural

As readers of my column know, I am an avid promoter of site-specific artworks, and I’m not alone. The kinds of conversations we are... Read More

Book Review – The Largest Art: A Measured Manifesto for a Plural Urbanism

Author: Brent D. Ryan (MIT Press, 2017) Contemporary cities are the most complex entities humanity has ever created. To be sure, we... Read More