Bentham’s City: An Urban Monograph of Vancouver City Hall

[Editor’s Note: This piece was published over a decade ago—in what would eventually become Spacing Vancouver. In light of the... Read More

Six-foot City: The Classroom

That the pandemic has had a disastrous effect on local and global economies is blatantly clear. But we take for granted that the... Read More

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

hindsight: Strathcona

Click here for a larger image. What happens when a crisis, much like the one we are acutely dealing with right now, undermines the... Read More

Book Review – What a City is For: Remaking the Politics of Displacement

Author: Matt Hern (MIT Press, 2017) Book Reviewers: William Dunn & Claire Adams Portland is a liveable, progressive, and hip city... 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

Book Review—Beyond Mobility: Planning Cities for People and Places

Authors: Robert Cervero, Erick Guerra, Stefan Al (Island Press, 2017) The cumulative consequences of this nearly singular focus on... Read More

Event: Shaping Vancouver 2019: What’s the Use of Heritage?, Oct. 9

Shaping Vancouver 2019: What’s the Use of Heritage When: Wed, Oct. 9, 2019 | 7-9 p.m. Where: Djavad Mowafaghian World Art... Read More

Event: CoV Free Public Art Walking Tours, September 27, 28 & 29

Join us and celebrate the 10th annual Culture Days! The City of Vancouver Public Art program is offering 10 walking tours in 4 areas... Read More

Developing a Community: The History of Grandview

By Guest Author Jak King For scores of generations, the wooded hills of Grandview were prime hunting and trapping land for First... Read More