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Mini mystery fences?

Mini mystery fences?

Have you ever noticed one of these little fences magically appear around a tree in your neighbourhood one day and wondered what the heck it was there for? It's there to protect the tree from flying shrapnel and other potential damage when there's con

Vancouver Was Awesome: Navel-gazing at 50 North Dunlevy

It's the eve of Vancouver's big day: 125 years. And though I posted before that Vancouver' origins were in 1865 in New Brighton Park , there's a spot just over the Main Street Overpass that bears more than just a second look.
Illustrated Van City Kitty

Illustrated Van City Kitty

Words: Jason Vanderhill Today’s featured cat is Alister, presented by artist Kelly Haydon who works as a printmaker at the Dundarave Print Workshop on Granville Island.
Thanks, Bing Thom!

Thanks, Bing Thom!

What better way to start off our week than receiving a letter of support from Bing Thom ? Wow! Thanks, Bing! Check out these two videos below of Bing and Chris Wootten talking with Fanny Kiefer recently about the proposed Vancouver Concert Hall Compl

Michael Green's TedXVancouver talk!

Did you read our interview with architect Michael Green that May Globus conducted a little while back? The dude is rad. Below is his entire talk that he gave at TedXVancouver which you might have missed.
Macleod's from the sky (@YVRTwestival)

Macleod's from the sky (@YVRTwestival)

The Vancouver Twestival that we're co-sponsoring and which we recently TOLD you all about is sold out! This coming Thursday 200 people will be enjoying each other's company, some music, a whole lot of giveaways and food and drink and of course an inc
Artsy!Dartsy! Weekly!

Artsy!Dartsy! Weekly!

Vancouver has a vibrant art and design scene. It is our mission to make this stimulating world accessible to everyone.Artsy!Dartsy! is Vancouver’s online Art & Design event guide.
Moving Through: The Path(s) Not Taken: Viaducts, Expressways, and Almost Vancouvers

Moving Through: The Path(s) Not Taken: Viaducts, Expressways, and Almost Vancouvers

Photo: Maurice Li The MOV just released a great podcast from their This is Not an Architectural Speaker's Series .
Retro @RioTheatre - Remember When?

Retro @RioTheatre - Remember When?

This fantastic photo of The Rio Theatre (which also hangs in their lobby) recently found its way into my inbox so thought I would share.... "And when she shines she really shows you all she can...
Buh Bye, Cecil Hotel

Buh Bye, Cecil Hotel

Wow, we're getting old. Remember THIS POST from 2008 in which Calen shared his video of Woodwards imploding? It still gives me chills! http://www.youtube.