Transit gain doesn’t have to equal renter pain

Allan Fernandez knows his building’s days are numbered. Others like his in Burnaby have already been bulldozed to chips, replaced by... Read More

Event: CoV Jericho LandsVirtual Design Workshops, April 10-19

In mid-April, the Vancouver of City Planning Department will be co-hosting a series of themed Virtual Design Workshops for the Jericho... Read More

Book Talk: ‘Battleground: Grandview’ by Jak King

A conversation between author/historian/activist Jak King and architect/urban designer Scot Hein, recorded via Zoom on March 4, 2021... Read More

How Much of Vancouver Is Even Left to Plan?

Atop this article is a “Five-minute City” drawing I made in 2007 as Vancouver’s senior urban designer when my team was asked to scope... Read More

Housing, Like Beer, Is Better Done in Small Batches

Forty years ago, Molson, Labatt, and Carling O’Keefe collectively owned 96 percent of Canada’s beer market. Their shared monopoly... Read More