Six-foot City: The Corridor

The lowly corridor falls well short of being adored by most people. Within our contemporary cultural imagination, its association with... Read More

Twelve Lessons from Housing First for Ending Homelessness

by Shannon Lambie and Naomi Wittes Reichstein On wrapping the five-year, $110-million At Home/Chez Soi landmark pilot project, the... Read More

EVENT: SFU City Conversations: Golf Courses or Housing & Parks? – Feb 20th

Golf Courses or Housing & Parks WHEN: Thursday, February 20, 2020 – 12:30 – 1:30PM WHERE: SFU Vancouver at Harbour... Read More

Vancouver’s Rents and Incomes: A Critical Analysis

Our housing crisis is fundamentally a rental crisis. As such, it’s important to keep the numbers straight so that we can better focus... Read More

Understanding Affordability: A Partial Picture

Click here to enlarge the graph. Fair and affordable housing is a basic right for all New Yorkers and all Americans. Nydia Velazquez... Read More

Vancouver’s Housing Crisis: A Collaborative Opportunity for Planners and Architects

The time is now. Architects and landscape architects need to be active participants in urban planning and land-use decision-making... Read More

Titanic Lack of Focus May Sink Vancouver’s Chance to Make Housing Affordable

Last week Vancouver’s city council approved a city-wide planning process. If you’d followed my advocacy for a city-wide plan in The... Read More

On Walking and the Future of Cities: An Evening with Jeff Speck

On a balmy Tuesday night I found myself walking towards Lost Lagoon along Alberni Street. I parked my car at a nearby parking garage... Read More

What Vancouver Housing Needs Is Some Public Process Sorcery

The recent publication of former Vancouver head planner Larry Beasley’s new book Vancouverism provides an opportunity for us to both... Read More