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Things we can learn from zoning

EssayWest Point Grey neighborhood, Vancouver ・ September 19, 2018

The other day I've participated in a walking tour which had a quite unique catchphrase - "Vancouver's Worst Zoning?". The event was organized by Abundant Housing Vancouver, which is a pro-housing group... Keep Reading →

Confronting the history of discrimination and exclusion: Komagata Maru Memorial

PlaceKomagata Maru Memorial, Vancouver ・ September 10, 2018

The other day, I finally visited a monument that I've been wanting to visit for many years. Komagata Maru Memorial is located along the seawall near Convention Centre West in Vancouver - silent, but very... Keep Reading →

Walk Strathcona, and check out Vancouver's registered heritage buildings

PlaceStrathcona, Vancouver ・ September 4, 2018

Strathcona is not a tourist destination by any means, but it is one of Vancouver's earliest neighborhoods and has a lot to offer to gratify urbanist's curiosity. Every summer, Regulatory Authority The... Keep Reading →

City Conversations about Vancouver Waterfront

PlaceVancouver Waterfront, Vancouver ・ August 23, 2018

I visited Friends of Waterfront. They are already in a phase of implementing their concrete action plan, explaining it to citizens and having them involved. It seems like Seattle is not the only one in... Keep Reading →

Vancouver's successful model for brownfield redevelopment: Granville Island

PlaceGranville Island, Vancouver ・ August 20, 2018

Granville Island. If you ever get a chance to visit Granville Island, I would recommend paying attention to not only the unique markets and art galleries, but also the urban design/planning decision and... Keep Reading →

Things to do and read for urbanists @Vancouver

Intro Vancouver ・ August 13, 2018

• UBC Vantage Walking Tour is an educational app to learn the history of Downtown Vancouver. • Affordable housing projects in Gastown. Read: Co-op Housing In Vancouver Is The Affordable Option You Didn't... Keep Reading →