The post-pandemic city: UBC expert on how the coronavirus will impact future cities
The current COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly changing the way we live and the way we work. Do these changes signal long-lasting impacts on the design and architecture of our cities? We spoke to UBC professor Patrick Condon.
Mar 23, 2020
Hydrogen train to Chilliwack? Group pitches new interurban rail line in Fraser Valley
Global News spoke to Patrick Condon, a professor at UBC’s school of architecture and landscape architecture, about transportation challenges facing residents south of the Fraser River. “There are only two options: […]
Apr 8, 2019
No one should consider the UBC subway a done deal
The Vancouver Sun mentioned UBC professor Patrick Condon in article about the UBC SkyTrain extension.
Feb 26, 2019
Vancouver zoning changes boosting land values – and rents
The Globe and Mail spoke to Patrick Condon, a professor of urban design at UBC, about zoning charges in Vancouver. “It appears the worst thing you can do if you […]
Feb 25, 2019
Region needs to reconsider Broadway subway to UBC
The Vancouver Sun mentioned Patrick Condon, a UBC professor and founding chairman of the UBC Urban Design Program, in an article about the proposed SkyTrain extension to UBC. Vancouver is […]
Feb 4, 2019
Am I the last voice against SkyTrain to UBC?
The Tyee published an article in which UBC professor Patrick Condon argues against the proposed SkyTrain to UBC. Condon is the James Taylor chair in Landscape and Livable Environments at […]
Jan 29, 2019
Vancouver’s booster class, greed and the real estate ‘play of the century’
The Tyee published an op-ed by Patrick Condon, a professor at the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at UBC. Condon wrote about the building of condos along the Broadway […]
Dec 4, 2018
The Tyee is 15 years old, so let’s hit rewind
The Tyee mentioned two UBC professors in an article looking back at the magazine’s 15 years. Patrick Condon, from the school of architecture and landscape architecture, is a long-time contributor […]
Nov 26, 2018
COPE unveils last minute ‘Housing Emergency Action Plan’
Patrick Condon, a UBC professor of urban design, was quoted in The Tyee for an article about a housing plan from Vancouver’s COPE party. He said the only way to […]
Oct 19, 2018
UBC experts on the federal budget
Finance Minister Bill Morneau will introduce the federal government’s latest budget on Tuesday.
Feb 26, 2018
UBC experts on B.C. budget
The B.C. NDP government is introducing its full budget on Tuesday, Feb. 20.
Feb 19, 2018
UBC experts on B.C. budget update
British Columbia’s New Democrat government is expected to unveil its first budget Monday following last week’s throne speech.
Sep 11, 2017
UBC experts on bridge tolls
The B.C. government has announced it’s ending bridge tolls effective September 2017. UBC experts are available for comment.
Aug 25, 2017
UBC experts on transit plan
UBC professors are available to comment on the transit announcement expected tomorrow from the Federal and Provincial governments along with Metro Vancouver mayors.
Jun 16, 2016
UBC urban design program reimagines a more sustainable Surrey
Imagine a city with better transit, more green spaces, and more diversity in housing types.
Jul 15, 2015
Whose City Is It, Anyway?
Whose City Is It, Anyway? Patrick Condon of UBC’s School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture says that in Vancouver and around the world, middle-class citizens rage over planning that favours profit […]
Aug 28, 2013
Experts recommend high quality, zero-emissions public transportation system
Aggressive investments in B.C.’s transportation system will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lead to healthier and safer communities, says a new study by Patrick Condon, UBC chair in Landscape and Livable Environments, and an economist from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Apr 20, 2011