The Value of Small Businesses – Discussions at RAIC + MOV Built City Speaker Series

As part of their popular Built City Speaker Series, the Metro Vancouver chapter of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, in... Read More

Why Vancouver Needs an ‘Affordability Bank’

Vancouver needs an Affordability Bank. Here’s what that would be: A new policy that allows people choosing to build new single-family... Read More

How a Smart, Progressive Property Tax Could Ease Our Housing Crisis

Guest author: Patrick Condon Does Vancouver need a new kind of tax on land? City council thinks it might, so has asked city staff to... Read More

Book Review – Dreamers and Designers: The Shaping of West Vancouver

Author: Francis Mansbridge (Harbour Publishing, 2018) The always-insightful Rebecca Solnit once wrote “A city always contains more... Read More

VancouverSpeculations: Covered Playgrounds

Covered playground concept. To enlarge the image, click here. For many Metro Vancouverites, the advent of the rain triggers the... Read More

The Changing Role of Architects in Canada – Lively Discussions at POP // CAN // CRIT 2018

The third Pop Can Crit architecture symposium, titled The Business of Architecture in Canada looked at the synergy between... Read More

District Lot 185: Vancouver’s West End

Written for VHF by guest author, Michael Kluckner. No Vancouver neighbourhood has more layers of heritage than the West End. Its early... Read More

Book Review: Rome – Urban Formation and Transformation

Author: Jon Michael Schwarting (Applied Research & Design, 2017) If you are into Roman architecture and urban planning…..and... Read More

Event: POP // CAN // CRIT 2018: The Business of Architecture in Canada, Oct. 19th

POP // CAN // CRIT 2018: The Business of Architecture in Canada WHERE: Simon Fraser University, Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre... Read More