2022 Margolese Prize: Jane Wolff

Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre 6163 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Join the UBC School of Architecture + Landscape Architecture to celebrate 2022 Margolese Prize winner Jane Wolff! The event will feature a presentation of Jane's pioneering work in landscape literacy, where she encourages people to understand and participate in the future of landscapes that surround them. She will also introduce a project that will bring […]

Acadia Park Housing and Wellbeing Workshops

Acadia Community Centre 2707 Tennis Crescent, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

We’re a research team funded by UBC’s Campus as a Living Lab initiative and we’re inviting all current and former residents of UBC’s Acadia Park Student Family Housing to join us at the Acadia Park Commonsblock for a series of three workshops where we’ll be investigating what design elements of housing contribute to wellbeing. Lunch/dinner […]

Free

Acadia Park Housing and Wellbeing Workshops

Acadia Community Centre 2707 Tennis Crescent, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

We’re a research team funded by UBC’s Campus as a Living Lab initiative and we’re inviting all current and former residents of UBC’s Acadia Park Student Family Housing to join us at the Acadia Park Commonsblock for a series of three workshops where we’ll be investigating what design elements of housing contribute to wellbeing. Lunch/dinner […]

Free

Acadia Park Housing and Wellbeing Workshops

Acadia Community Centre 2707 Tennis Crescent, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

We’re a research team funded by UBC’s Campus as a Living Lab initiative and we’re inviting all current and former residents of UBC’s Acadia Park Student Family Housing to join us at the Acadia Park Commonsblock for a series of three workshops where we’ll be investigating what design elements of housing contribute to wellbeing. Lunch/dinner […]

Free

Decolonized Housing Futures

UBC Robson Square 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Speakers Kelly Edzerza-Bapty Obsidian Architecture, Golden, BC David Fortin David T. Fortin Architecture / University of Waterloo Simoogit Saa Bax Patrick R. Stewart Architect, Chilliwack, BC What are the relationships between colonial land dispossession and Canada’s contemporary housing crisis? What are the ways that Indigenous housing can be for all Canadians? What is architecture’s role […]

Is local democracy in the way of affordable housing?

UBC Robson Square 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Our province has recently enacted major housing legislation that dramatically changes the powers of city councils, city planning officials, and citizens while altering the future practices of architects, landscape architects, developers and urban designers. Bills 44, 46 and 47 specifically blame the processes of local control over land use for the housing crisis. But is […]