Daylighting Streams

Daylighting In urban design and urban planning, daylighting is the redirection of a stream into an above-ground channel. Typically, the goal is to restore a stream of water to a more natural state. Daylighting is intended to improve the riparian environment for a stream which has been previously diverted into a culvert, pipe, or drainage system.  […]

Vancouver’s Secret Waterways

While researching water in Vancouver, I came across a project called “Vancouver’s Secret Waterways.” The project is a digital map of Vancouver’s hidden waterways. It was created by Paul Lesack, a Data Analyst for Koerner Library at the University of British Columbia. He explained that the map is popular because it is one of the […]