Book Review – Meet Me By The Fountain: An Inside History of The Mall

What was your mall? Mine was Oakridge Centre in Vancouver. It wasn’t particularly glamorous with its exterior of boring brown brick... Read More

Vancouver, Where Did Your Shophouses Go?

Once upon a time in Vancouver, it was common to stroll to a nearby street corner to pick up some groceries, candy, or even some... Read More

The Virtual Urban Realm

The virtual urban realm is a digital version of the physical city. It is represented graphically and geographically in real-time... Read More

Book review: No Place to Go

Author: Lezlie Lowe (Coachhouse Books, 2018) What makes a city good? Nice coffee shops? A decent public transit system? Abundant green... Read More

Book Review: Trains, Buses People – An Opinionated Atlas of US Transit

Author: Christof Spieler (Island Press, 2018) Christof Spieler’s Trains, Buses, People – An Opinionated Atlas of US Transit is a... Read More

Seeing Environment

An announcement from the captivated Oscar Woodbead. I have previously written on my belief that sound should be a more valued... Read More

Book Review: Copenhagenize: The Definitive Guide to Global Bicycle Urbanism

Author: Mikael Colville-Andersen (Island Press, 2018) Most authors aim to capture readers attention and alter their state of mind. A... Read More

Future Ready Vancouver: Making Metro Vancouver the model for the resilient city

“WSP presents a panel discussion on the social and environmental opportunities and risks facing Vancouver. Panelists include Michael... Read More