A modest proposal: An archeology park for downtown Toronto

Urban archaeology is a process that allows us to imagine the past in a very concrete way. And that imagining, even based on the... Read More

The Robbie collection of Expo 67 objects

Rod Robbie is a Canadian architecture legend, but to Caroline, Angus, Karen, and Nicola ­— the keepers of Rod’s vast archives — he was... Read More

LORINC: What we talk about when we talk about mixed use on the waterfront

A council committee today will consider the first significant report on the future of Toronto’s Port Lands to surface since the Prime... Read More

Film Review: BIG Time

Director: Kaspar Astrup Schröder Not often does Spacing have the opportunity to review a movie receiving its North American premier... Read More

Book Review – Architecture’s Odd Couple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson

Author: Hugh Howard (Bloomsbury Press, 2016) In architectural terms, the twentieth century can be largely summed up with two names... Read More

Book Review – Forensic Architecture: Violence at the Threshold of Detectability

Author: Eyal Weizman (MIT Press, 2017) I was as surprised as anybody: consoling a number of design students in the foyer of the Museu... Read More

Call for Entries: Urbanarium’s 2017 Missing Middle Housing Competition

What would it take to solve Vancouver’s housing crisis? The not-for-profit organization Urbanarium has issued an invitation to... Read More

Book Review – You Say To Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn

Author: Wendy Lesser (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017) When I was completing the final project of my Interior Design degree, I started... Read More

Book Review: Binning House

Author: Matthew Soules (ORO Editions, 2017) Spending time in the Binning House is like being enveloped in a gentle super-reality, not... Read More