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  • A radical politics of hope


    In light of the death of Mike Davis, who was a writer, urban theories and political activist, associate professor at the School Architecture and Landscape Architecture Matthew Soules paid tribute to Davis's work.

  • There will be 8 billion of us, and that’s already too many

    CBC QUIRKS AND QUARKS | Nov 12, 2022

    Professor emeritus Dr. Bill Rees from the School of Community and Regional Planning) discussed the exponential growth of the world's population and how population impacts are inextricably linked with consumption.

  • Has BC built back better?


    Kees Lokman, from the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, suggested that under-sized culverts be replaced in order to prevent future flood damage to highways and railroads.

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