Book Review: Small Cities, Big Issues – Reconceiving Community in a Neoliberal Era

Edited by Christopher Walmsley and Terry Kading (Athabasca University Press, 2018)  In this collection, we reveal the broader forms of... Read More

Book Review – The Smart Enough City: Putting Technology In Its Place To Reclaim Our Urban Future

Author: Ben Green (MIT Press, 2019)  This book is about the battle for the future of cities. The smart city may represent the next... Read More

When is efficient too efficient? Tech lessons from the port city of Hamburg

Cities can have ports, and many do. Moreover, successful ports make for thriving cities. But ports are not cities. They are not models... Read More

Notes from Charlottetown

As the new BC/Yukon regional director of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, I recently had the privilege of meeting in June... Read More

City politics in the wake of Ontario’s Bill 5 and lessons for Canadian cities

Last week, two things happened that are useful markers for where Toronto sits in the struggle to manage the impact from Bill 5: a... Read More

RAIC Metro Vancouver – Built City Speaker Series

Guest Contributor:  Gloria Venczel As the Thought Leader these past 3 years for the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Metro... Read More

Book Review: The Language of Cities

Author: Deyan Sudjic (Penguin Press, 2016)  The early moderns did all they could to find ways of controlling the uncontrollable city... Read More

An Insider’s Guide to Jane’s Walk Toronto 2019

By Juan M. Gonzalez-Calcaneo. Juan is a Jane’s Walk Toronto City Organizer, focused on the festival’s communications... Read More

Seeing Environment

An announcement from the captivated Oscar Woodbead. I have previously written on my belief that sound should be a more valued... Read More

Book Review – Public Natures: Evolutionary Infrastructures

Author: Weiss/Manfredi– Princeton Architectural Press (2018) In considering the evolution of ecological, urban, and social... Read More