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AAHA selected to represent Canada at the 2023 Venice Biennale of Architecture

Apr 26, 2022 | 08:56am | Announcement

The Canada Council for the Arts has announced that Architects Against Housing Alienation (AAHA)'s Not for Sale!, proposed by UBC SALA, will represent Canada at the 18th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia.

Pierre Poilievre did a campaign video about this Vancouver house. Here’s the story of how its price climbed from $265,000 to $4.9 million

Toronto Star | Apr 15, 2022 | 08:59am | Media coverage

UBC professors Patrick Condon (school of architecture and landscape architecture) and Dr. Tsur Somerville (Sauder School of Business) discussed how the price of a Vancouver property climbed from $265,000 to $4.9 million.  

New research highlights the role of green spaces in conflict

Apr 14, 2022 | 09:11am | Announcement

Green spaces can promote well-being, but they may not always be benign. Sometimes, they can be a tool for control.

The Jericho Lands need a human-scaled rethink

The Tyee | Apr 08, 2022 | 09:28am | Media coverage

UBC professor Patrick Condon and adjunct professor Scot Hein (school of architecture and landscape architecture) wrote about the need to rethink the development of the Jericho Lands.   

Lavish ‘iceberg’ mansions are growing in Toronto. What it means as the city’s rich build underground

Toronto Star | Mar 16, 2022 | 08:37pm | Media coverage

Matthew Soules, a professor in the school of architecture and landscape architecture at UBC's faculty of applied science, commented on the impact of "iceberg" mansions in Canada.  

Indigenous architects make their mark designing spaces for all

Globe and Mail | Feb 10, 2022 | 08:26pm | Media coverage

The Globe and Mail spoke to Alfred Waugh, the first Indigenous graduate of UBC's school of architecture in 1993, about Indigenous values and architects.  

Why we should retire ‘NIMBY’

Globe and Mail | Feb 10, 2022 | 08:18pm | Media coverage

Patrick Condon, a professor of urban design at UBC's faculty of applied science, was quoted about a universal scapegoating of baby boomer homeowners for the housing affordability crisis. Professor Larry Beasley was also quoted about why the…

Eby’s wrong turn on housing

The Tyee | Feb 03, 2022 | 07:14pm | Media coverage

Patrick Condon, a professor at the school of architecture and landscape architecture in UBC’s faculty of applied science, wrote an opinion piece on Housing Minister David Eby's approach to the housing crisis.  

The ziggurats of Richmond

The Tyee | Feb 03, 2022 | 12:10am | Media coverage

Kees Lokman, a professor at the school of architecture and landscape architecture at UBC’s faculty of applied science, discussed the unique challenges of building in Richmond.  

B.C. Housing Minister eager to spur supply

Globe and Mail | Feb 03, 2022 | 12:07am | Media coverage

Patrick Condon, a professor at the school of architecture and landscape architecture in UBC's faculty of applied science, commented on the B.C. Attorney-General's approach to building as many homes as possible to tackle escalating housing…

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