Zoning Must Evolve – Part 5

Demonstrated Resiliency – False Creek South False Creek South (FSC) was borne from Vancouver’s humanist legacy that... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Part 4

Zoning for Resiliency Zoning regulation in Vancouver is like playing Monopoly. We can purchase the little green pieces (which... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Part 3

Vancouver’s housing market is obscenely broken. Time has run out for those left behind who have inherited a cruel reality where... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Part 2

The Aftermath – “Green Profits” Redevelopment on large post-Expo 86 sites (North Shore of False Creek and Coal... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Part 1

“To Serve and Protect” – The Before Times Our shared affordable housing challenge is becoming a wicked problem... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Introduction

Vancouver’s Worst Zoning – 4743 Belmont Avenue, Vancouver (recently sold for $42 million). Image Credit: boomerinvancouver.com... Read More

Graphic Novella: You Forgot About Me! – Part 2

By Scot Hein with illustrations by J.G. This is the second part of a two-part graphic novella, here offered as a backgrounder that... Read More

Graphic Novella: You Forgot About Me! – Part 1

By Scot Hein with illustrations by J.G. This three-part graphic novella, “You Forgot About Me!” is offered as a... Read More

None of the Parties Are Willing to Drive Down Home Costs

The federal election is upon us, and finally the cost of housing has bubbled up as the top issue. Vancouver area voters have waited... Read More

The New Architectural Spires of Canada’s National Religion

The highest regularly inhabited floor space of any building in Canada is the 72nd floor of First Canadian Place in Toronto. The... Read More