On Interior Urbanism: An Interview with Jeremy Senko

Interiors and urbanism are often considered opposites of one another. But are they so different? Spacing Vancouver’s Erick... Read More

S101 Series: Introduction and Call

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: cities are complex. But that doesn’t mean they need to be complicated... Read More

Digging Into Where The Sun Needs Shine – BROADWAY PLAN – Part 2

Expand upon our embedded assets This lyric essay digs inside the psyche of planning processes. It uses the oblique projection of... Read More

The Blue Cabin: A Dream of Home in Uncertain Times

Amidst widespread housing instability, many feel that we may never again be able to dream of a home to call our own. There’s a deep... Read More

Broadway & Vancouver Plans: A Rejection of Core Vancouver Planning Principles?

Author: Ralph Segal With the City’s current Zoning Map as an initial regulatory reference, Vancouver’s contemporary approach to... Read More

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

The Vancouver Plan: A Letter to Council from Abroad

Dear Mayor and Council, Thank you for this opportunity to share just a few thoughts on the recently released draft Vancouver Plan 2050... Read More

The Tower Default

“Hell is paved with good intentions.” ― Samuel Johnson “But remember that good intentions pave many roads. Not all of them lead to... Read More