Vacant Queen Street West: a pandemic photo essay

Queen Street West has always been a revolving door of independent businesses. Starting at the bottom of Parkdale, Queen Street is an... Read More

Event: CoV Jericho LandsVirtual Design Workshops, April 10-19

In mid-April, the Vancouver of City Planning Department will be co-hosting a series of themed Virtual Design Workshops for the Jericho... Read More

Soundscapes on College: This ain’t a library

This article originally appeared in Spacing #14, summer 2009. It was recently announced that the iconic music shop Soundscapes on... Read More

VCPC Applications for 2021-2022 Now Open

The City of Vancouver is seeking volunteers from the general public to apply for positions on the Vancouver City Planning Commission... Read More

Research Road Redux

During the Second World War, my mother, Louise MacCallum, was among the 7,500 employees of Research Enterprises Limited (REL), a... Read More

Book Talk: ‘Battleground: Grandview’ by Jak King

A conversation between author/historian/activist Jak King and architect/urban designer Scot Hein, recorded via Zoom on March 4, 2021... Read More

Writing Vancouver: ‘Starting Over’ – Part Three

‘Starting Over’ Part Three: Zoning Out Manipulation is needed to move the gears, but not everything runs on the same... Read More

Writing Vancouver: ‘Starting Over’ – Part Two

‘Starting Over’ Part Two: Self Knowledge There was a commonwealth in understanding the city as a shared resource. It was... Read More

Deconstructing Visuals

The power of imagery is well known. Architecture and design disciplines related to the built environment have a unique relationship to... Read More

Writing Vancouver: ‘Starting Over’ – A Personal Memoir in Search of the Future – Part 1

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Spacing Vancouver is excited to kick off this 3-Part poetic memoir by Graham McGarva. As founder of Baker... Read More