Kingdom Tower

The next building attempting to pierce the atmosphere is to be located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, aptly named Kingdom Tower. This will be the $1.2 billion centerpiece and the first construction phase of Kingdom City near the Red Sea. It…

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6th and Willow Townhomes

“The essence is the essential and the essential is the essence.” – Michael Green Designed by Michael Green Architecture, the townhomes sit on the corner of 6th and Willow in the Fairview area of Vancouver West. Its minimalist yet richly contemporary style blends into the…

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Economic Fundamentals of Transit

Urban and Real Estate Economics at The University of British Columbia is one of the most interesting courses offered in their Real Estate program. Not because students wake up everyday excited to deconstruct the elasticity of supply and demand, but it’s…

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Laneway Housing

Typically classified under names such as coach houses, infill housing, and granny flats—Laneway House (LWH) is a densification initiative that can provide many benefits for both the land owner and tenant. Made official in late 2009, the Council adopted regulations…

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