Cartographically Speaking – Vancouver’s District Lots

For a larger image click here. Any aspiring urban historian or property owner looking to renovate will quickly encounter the confusing... Read More

RELEASE: Is there something in the air? These UBC researchers want to know

We all know air quality can sometimes be imperfect. The smells and aromas produced by traffic, businesses and industry, and... Read More

Book Review – Close Up At A Distance: Mapping Technology and Politics

Author: Laura Kurgan (Zone Books, 2012) Close Up At A Distance: Mapping Technology and Politics is an excellent introduction to the... Read More

Event – Vancouver Public Library – morph: What Kind of City Do We Want? Plan For Change, Nov. 19th

morph: What Kind of City Do We Want? Plan For Change WHEN: Monday, November 19, 2018 (7:00 pm – 8:30 pm) WHERE: Central Library... Read More

Video Vancouver: LiDAR Data Dublin

This video shows LiDAR data for a portion of a study area in central Dublin. The initial 18 seconds demonstrates standard density... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Vancouver vs. Historical Cities

To view a larger version, click here. 2011. That was the year I came across a website, now lost. It had a very simple interface... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: The Politics of Flight

Click here for a larger image. We tend to think of cities in their horizontal dimension—artifacts the spread laterally across the... Read More

Book Review – Great City Maps

Author: DK Publishing (2016) “A map is the greatest of all epic poems. Its lines and colors show the realization of great dreams.” ... Read More

Monster Home: A Connective Community Approach to Single Family Housing Districts

There is no question that Vancouver is a densifying city. Despite all the excitement and acrimony that comes with that prospective... Read More