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…

In practice: Architects Against Housing Alienation on building an equitable housing system

Architectural Review | | Media coverage

SALA faculty Sara Stevens, Matthew Soules and Tijana Vujosevic write about how to decommodify and decolonize housing in Canada.

How to really change zoning to increase housing affordability

The Province | | Media coverage

SALA professor Patrick Condon was quoted in an opinion piece about housing affordability in Vancouver.  

UBC project looks to bridge the gap between climate worry and action

Vancouver Sun | | Media coverage

Taylor Legere, a sustainability scholar and a master’s student in landscape architecture, has been researching better ways to communicate how climate change is affecting the city of Vancouver.

Vancouver's architecture, by design, was never meant to handle extreme heat

CBC | | Media coverage

Architecture professors Sara Stevens and Patrick Condon said that current construction standards in B.C. are not suitable for extreme heat. 

SALA welcomes two new assistant professors

UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture | | Media coverage

Rana Abughannam and Tania Gutiérrez-Monroy join SALA faculty.

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