Erick Villagomez is the Editor-in-chief at Spacing Vancouver. He is also an educator, independent researcher and designer with personal and professional interests in the urban landscapes. His private practice – Metis Design|Build (http://metisdb.com/) – is an innovative practice dedicated to a collaborative and ecologically responsible approach to the design and construction of places. You can also see some of his drawing and digital painting adventures at Visual Thoughts – http://visualthoughts.ca/.

Book Review – The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Happiness

Author: Emily Anthes, Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2020) We spend most of our lives in buildings. According to... Read More

Book Review: Draw In Order To See

Author: Mark Hewitt (ORO Editions, 2020) Visualizing one’s ideas is a well known standard in the design fields. Thinking visually is... 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

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