It’s complicated — our relationship with Instagram and nature

On a hike to Upper Joffre Lake near Pemberton this summer, I saw a dozen people frozen in the same pose. In one hand, they held out... Read More

Event – 2019 East Vancouver Garden Tour, Sunday, June 16th!

East Vancouver Garden Tour Sun, 16 June 2019 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT This year’s East Vancouver Garden Tour will be on... Read More

VancouverSpeculations: Covered Playgrounds

http://spacing.ca/vancouver/2018/12/17/vancouverspeculations-covered-playgrounds/Covered playground concept. To enlarge the image... Read More

10 Principles for a Rain-Friendly City

It is no secret that it rains a lot in Vancouver. The city sees over 160 rainy days a year – with much of it falling between October... Read More

VancouverSpeculations: Beginnings

‘Speculation’ is one of the most suspect words in urban planning and development conversations. With its contemporary economic... Read More

Urban greenways can reduce neighbourhood carbon emissions

Cities working to prioritize active transportation with the aim of reducing neighbourhood carbon emissions now has some of the first... Read More

Can We Raise Children in Vancouver? – UBC Dialogues Recap

Local leaders in social policy and population health tackled the question “Can we raise children in Vancouver” in the Creekside... Read More

Book Review – Handbook of Biophilic City Planning and Design

Author: Timothy Beatley (Island Press, 2016) The term “biophilia” may be new to many people. In recent years, people have become more... Read More