School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
November 23, 2017
The city of Vancouver has announced details of its housing strategy.
September 6, 2017
Recent flooding in Texas has underscored the need for flood prevention in flood-prone North American cities.
Media Release | February 21, 2017
Approximately one-quarter of detached homes in Vancouver’s red-hot housing market could be torn down between now and 2030, according to a new forecasting tool.
November 21, 2016
The federal government is expected to release its housing report on Nov. 22, which is also National Housing Day. UBC experts are available to comment.
November 4, 2016
Real estate developers play an important role in cities but their legacy is not uncontroversial, argues UBC architecture professor Sara Stevens in her new book.
October 29, 2015
Landscape architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander — this year’s winner of the prestigious Margolese Prize — could easily rest on her laurels.
March 31, 2015
With temperatures heating up and spring already underway, it’s time for children to play outside again. But are our play spaces good enough, or could they actually be too safe?
June 2, 2014 - by Shannon Lambie
A Mongolian-style yurt is a unique and sustainable addition to UBC Farm.
May 12, 2014 - by Heather Amos
Professors, students and alumni are working with Aboriginal groups to find answers to big questions about the future of their forests.
November 4, 2013
New Director of CIRS Ray Cole says we should expand our focus from creating green buildings to creating sustainable patterns of living.
April 3, 2013 - by By Brian Lin
Monica Pearson wades into the chilly waters of the Fraser River to save Canada’s last 300 Oregon spotted frog breeding females
August 15, 2012
Ian Ross McDonald, adjunct faculty at the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA), received an award of excellence for his affordable housing idea in the recent City of Vancouver re:THINK HOUSING […]
March 1, 2012
Being the world’s “most liveable city” means different things to different people in Metro Vancouver. Curated by UBC graduate students Alexandra Kenyon and Alex Buss, the exhibition Tangential Vancouverism challenges the city to envision new ways to create density and diversity.