Vancouver highrise clusters not bad, but 'a bit cold'

Vancouver Sun | Jan 24, 2023 | Media coverage

School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture professor Patrick Condon noted that local politicians have embraced the planning model based on organizing high-density projects around rapid-transit stations.

Dan Fumano: Making Vancouver playgrounds a little less safe, for the kids' sake

Vancouver Sun | Jan 03, 2023 | Media coverage

Susan Herrington, professor of School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, discussed the balance of risk and play in the designs of playgrounds for children. 

Mom and Pop Inc. increases share of Vancouver housing

Globe and Mail | Dec 13, 2022 | Media coverage

School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture professor Patrick Condon commented on a study which found that corporate ownership of homes in Metro Vancouver increased by 14 per cent.

Building bridges across design and research: architecture and landscape architecture

Dec 08, 2022 | Spotlight

I was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. UBC’s School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) has been my second home in recent years as I developed my capacities for design in the dual degree Master of Architecture and Master of Landscape…

Applied Science staff recognized with 2022 Dean’s Awards

Dec 05, 2022 | Announcement

Recognizing staff members' exceptional contributions to UBC Applied Science, the 2022 Dean's Staff Awards for Excellence go to Tamara Ross, Erik Wilson, Renee Leboe, Heather Gerrits, Ellen Siu, Erin Fehr and Dr. Joanne Moszynski.

A radical politics of hope

Architects Newspaper | Nov 18, 2022 | Media coverage

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.

Has BC built back better?

Business in Vancouver | Nov 10, 2022 | Media coverage

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.

Behold the evolution of urban development

Research2Reality | Oct 19, 2022 | Media coverage

Dr. Adam Rysanek, assistant professor of environmental systems at the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, will lead research project on new energy-efficient residential buildings on campus.

UBC Nursing, SALA and Engineering top Canadian university rankings

Oct 13, 2022 | Announcement

Three disciplines in the Faculty of Applied Science ranked first across the country in recently published university rankings.

At a prestigious architecture event in Venice, creative advocacy group AAHA is putting up walls to break down others

Toronto Star | Oct 11, 2022 | Media coverage

School of architecture and landscape architecture professors Matthew Soules, Sara Stevens and Tijana Vujosevic are part of the Artists Against Housing Alienation who are representing Canada at the 2023 Venice Biennale of Architecture.

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