Vancouver Would Be Cooler If Its Mountains Had More Deciduous Trees…

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If is a column that advocates for things that exist in other cities that could serve to improve or otherwise celebrate life in our own.

(via) For local skiers and snowboarders there’s nothing quite like a good winter’s day up on Cypress. What’s unfortunate is that there are never enough of them, even in good years like 2017 that saw a whopping 78 days of snowfall (2014, in comparison, had just 15 days). That’s why these two thrill-seeking skiers caught our attention. They couldn’t wait for the snow, so they decided to tear down the slope-filled, deciduous Cantal forest of southern France on leaves instead…

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Vancouver Would Be Cooler If Its People Could Explore a Gigantic Model of It

This massive architectural model of New York City got us thinking how cool it would be to see Vancouver similarly represented.

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If Its Demolished Buildings Were First Saved in Miniature

Our historical architecture isn't so valued that it can avoid the wrecking balls of development. But what if it could be saved in another way?

Imagining Public Baths in a Clean False Creek

If the Danish city of Aarhus can open public baths in their once filthy waterway, why can't we do something similar here?