Brendan Hurley is a local urban designer who focuses on planning for adaptive neighbourhood change. His recent work has been internationally focused, but is strongly rooted in his native Vancouver. Living and working out of the heart of downtown, he remains keenly focused on the region’s development and history. Brendan is acting as Assistant Editor of Spacing Vancouver, but also consults as director of the UrbanCondition design collective.

Neighbourhood Watch

A weekly roundup of noteworthy news in municipalities across B.C. BC Ferries has appealed their Land Assessment for the Horseshoe... Read More

Guillermo Penalosa: People Moving Cities: Part I

  Guillermo Penalosa is considered one of the premier voices on the vitalizing nature of human powered transportation and public... Read More

Robson Chronicles: Robson Square: Visions for an Activated Centre

[Robson is a diverse and dynamic street that defines Vancouver. In 2008 editing-contributor of SpacingVancouver and local urban... Read More

Wild in the Streets: Vancouver Car Spaces Transforming into People Places

[Looking for Something to Do or Somewhere to Be During these Summer Weekends? Regular Spacing Contributor – Urban Designer... Read More

re:THINK HOUSING Winners Announced

Last night the City of Vancouver announced the winners of the re:THINK HOUSING design competition. This is the second ideas and design... Read More

re:THINK HOUSING Ideas Competition * LAST DAY TO VOTE *

**Note** Re:ThinkHOUSING Online Voting Ends TODAY July 19th re:THINK HOUSING – part of the Mayor’s Taskforce on Housing... Read More

LAST DAY To “Talk Transportation” to Vancouver

“Talk Transportation to Us” Vancouver’s public engagement wing for Transportation Issues is closing comments for the... Read More

UnVisioning the Viaducts: Critical Analysis of the Concept Plan

The Creekside Community Centre was packed on Thursday Evening, bustling with conversations between city staff and residents as they... Read More

A Density of Ideas at the Vancouver Urban Forum

The Vancouver Urban Forum held at the Vancouver Playhouse yesterday brought together minds focused on urbanity to discuss and present... Read More

Grouse Grind: a long way up

Grouse Mountain has become a grand symbol of Vancouver’s recreational and cultural capital coming together. The “Grind” trail up the... Read More