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

Architecture and Capital in the 21st Century: An Interview with Matthew Soules

Architecture, cities, and economics have always had an intimate relationship. The last century has seen the largest explosion of... 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

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

Book Review: Wallpaper* City Guide Vancouver

Text by Hadani Ditmars (Phaidon Press, 2019) A tightly edited, discreetly packaged selection of city highlights for the... Read More

Book Review | Mid-Century Modernism and the American Body: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Power in Design

Author: Kristina Wilson (Princeton University Press, 2021) In Mid-Century Modernism and the American Body: Race, Gender, and the... Read More

Virtual Artist Talk in Celebration of Asian Heritage Month

Artist Talk In Celebration of Asian Heritage Month Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDTAdmission: This virtual... Read More

Book Review – Glorious Birds: A Celebratory Homage to Harold and Maude

Author: Heidi Greco (Anvil Press, 2021) During the early 1970s, Hollywood experienced a transformation of thematic motives and ideas... Read More

How Vancouver dealt with two pandemics, a century apart

In 1977, historian Margaret Andrews found herself on the hunt for a Vancouver doctor who’d worked during the Spanish flu outbreak. It... Read More