From research to real-world impact: Meet four UBC Applied Science women inspiring inclusion

| Announcement

Architects and landscape architects. Community and regional planners. Engineers. Nurses. This International Women’s Day (IWD), we celebrate the achievements and contributions of women within UBC Applied Science.

Creating nature-based childcare spaces

Global News | | Media coverage

UBC SALA professor Susan Herrington, and student Jennifer Richards spoke about the potential benefits of locating childcare play spaces on public sites. 

Blair Satterfield appointed director, pro tem, School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

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A message from James Olson, Dean, Faculty of Applied ScienceI'm very pleased to announce that Professor Blair Satterfield has been appointed as Director, pro tem, of SALA for a one-year term.

Should public golf courses be turfed for affordable housing?

North Shore News | | Media coverage

Patrick Condon, UBC professor chair of urban design in the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, says that public courses are ideal soil for discount development.

Douglas Todd: Massive Brentwood towers trigger questions about Burnaby planning

The Province | | Media coverage

SALA professor Patrick Condon was quoted in an op-ed about housing density in Burnaby.

UBC SALA tops Canadian university rankings; Nursing and Engineering take second 

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The Faculty of Applied Science's unique disciplines rank among the highest in Canada, according to university rankings tables.

Vancouver Park Board fore-goes using golf course land for housing

Global News | | Media coverage

SALA professor Patrick Condon advocated for the conversion of some public golf courses into land for housing developments. 

Building the Spaces In-Between

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When considering a building, we tend to focus on the spectacular rooms inside or the vibrant façade outside. But architect Bryce Rositch believes the “spaces in-between” truly bring a building to life. He’s referring to overlooked functional areas…

B.C. urban planner swings big, advocates for new housing on public golf courses

Global News | | Media coverage

SALA professor Patrick Condon advocated for the conversion of some public golf courses into land for housing developments. 

Not For Sale!: UBC architecture students bring Canadian housing justice to the international stage

The Ubyssey | | Media coverage

In their exhibit Not For Sale!, AAHA - a national collective co-founded by UBC associate professor of architecture Dr. Matthew Soules- presented its ten demands and proposed strategies for addressing the Canadian housing crisis. Nastaran Sedehi, a…

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