I sit on the board of the Co-operative Housing Federation of British Columbia Today we are celebrating our 35th anniversary. Given my excitement about the future of co-operative housing and community land trusts in British Columbia, it important to recognize the foundation upon which this progress is built. Interestingly, reading…
As a founding Mobi member, I’m ecstatic, that not only Vancouver (finally) has bike share, but that its first year has been so successful. Here’s to continued success and future growth based on this strong foundation.
The Death and Life of the Single Family House illustrates how densification allows residents to share the stimuli of the urban core.
The Vancouver of today is actually an amalgamation of three cities. Their distinctive cultures survive today. This video has some highlights of this history. In deciding on future development and density, perhaps we should respect this past.
While Vancouver prides itself on multi-modal transportation options, with less than half of trips into its downtown in cars, free parking is still sacrosanct for many.
The majority of young people now go to school longer to compete in an economy that pays less for full-time work while charging much, much more for the primary cost of living — a home.
It’s time for the final Vancouver Urbanist Meetup of 2015. This month, we’ll be meeting on December 13th from 3-5:00pm at The Union in Strathcona.
During the summer in 2015, I coordinated a comprehensive community engagement process with thousands of residents to “re-imagine” downtown Vancouver.
This video has been making the rounds this week. Is Vancouver a No Fun City?