VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #245 | Treehouses Helped Solve Its Housing Crisis

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #245 | Treehouses Helped Solve Its Housing Crisis

(via) "Would you live in a treehouse?" asks The Atlantic in this inspiring short documentary on the growing popularity of grown-up, liveable treehouses. Hell yeah, we we would! We assume a great many other Vancouverites would, too. It's hard enough to rent a proper house, and next to impossible to buy one... "The appeal is obvious to any kid, but it can seem like a daunting idea for adults. Nevertheless, cultural interest has erupted in recent years. You can vacation at a… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #244 | Our Laneways Had Lots Of Tiny Restaurants

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #244 | Our Laneways Had Lots Of Tiny Restaurants

(via) We've already campaigned for small rooftop bars in residential neighbourhoods, so today we're going to advocate for tiny restaurants on the main floors… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #243 | It Had A Kindergarten As Beautiful As This

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #243 | It Had A Kindergarten As Beautiful As This

(via) This gorgeous, two year old Montessori-style kindergarten in Hyogo, Japan was designed by Masahiro Kiyohara and the firm Atelier Cube. It's a world away… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #242 | YVR Airport Invited Skateboarders To Ride

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #242 | YVR Airport Invited Skateboarders To Ride

(via) Airports - both their interiors and exteriors - represent some of the most forbidding terrain for skateboarders. They offer an endless array of modular… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #242 | It Had The Greatest Bookstore In The World

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #242 | It Had The Greatest Bookstore In The World

(via) Can Vancouver honestly claim to be a "world class" city without a great bookstore? By great we mean one that stops people in its tracks, ensnaring and… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #241 | We Thought Earls Was Opening In Gastown

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #241 | We Thought Earls Was Opening In Gastown

(via) A cruel prankster in a quiet, family-oriented San Francisco neighbourhood recently put up a very convincing but entirely fake liquor license application… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #241 | Its Parks Had Concessions Of Consequence

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #241 | Its Parks Had Concessions Of Consequence

(via) We're digging the look and functionality of Liverpool's outdoor Constellations Bar, which is much more than just a bar. It also sports a food truck, art… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #240 | It Had A Fleet Of These Citroen Martini Bars

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #240 | It Had A Fleet Of These Citroen Martini Bars

by Treve Ring | Dubbed “The World’s Most Intimate Martini Bar”, the Grey Goose-commissioned camionnette van fits only two guests plus a bartender,… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #239 | It Had A Pop-Up Beer Garden Like Argentina

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #239 | It Had A Pop-Up Beer Garden Like Argentina

by Treve Ring | You don’t need Google Translate to decipher the Refugio de Camping designs from IT MET Estudio, an architecture and design firm based in… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #238 | False Creek Had PDX’s “Bollywood Theatre”

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #238 | False Creek Had PDX’s “Bollywood Theatre”

by Andrew Morrison | One particular stand out from a recent trip to Portland was the new and expansive Division Street location of Bollywood Theatre, a killer… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #237 | It Had Its Fair Share Of Bushy “Graffitrees”

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #237 | It Had Its Fair Share Of Bushy “Graffitrees”

(via) In a land where "No Pipelines" and "Mohinder" graffiti regularly captures our collective imagination fury, these beauties would be most welcome. The big… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #237 | If It Had More “Horseshoe” Lunch Counters

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #237 | If It Had More “Horseshoe” Lunch Counters

by Andrew Morrison | A couple of years ago I was reminded of the enduring attractiveness of horseshoe-shaped lunch counters while exploring the hot messes that… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #236 | It Had Viewing Platform With A Spiral Slide

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #236 | It Had Viewing Platform With A Spiral Slide

(via) Vancouver runs an unfortunate deficit of accessible viewing platforms (no, the mountains don't count). While it has long offered up two revolting… more 

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