Book Review From The Stacks – Urban Future Manifestos

Editors: Peter Noever and Kimberli Meyer (Hatje Cantz, 2010) Urban Future Manifestos, produced by the MAK Urban Futures Initiative, is... Read More

The space age Parkway Plaza, Toronto’s first heritage supermarket

It was only a shopping mall, but when the Parkway Plaza opened at Ellesmere Road and Victoria Park Avenue in 1958, it signalled the... Read More

Selling Bread to Housewives in the 1920s

On a sunny day in East Vancouver in 2011, the new owners of a 1922 building were renovating the ground floor into what is today the... Read More

LORINC: The next massive mural should be at Yonge & Bloor

It seems to me that the act of adornment – indeed, the compulsion to adorn – is a fundamentally human impulse that speaks to our deep... Read More

Portrait Sonore Vancouver Launched!

Portrait Sonore is a not-for-profit Montreal-based atelier of architects, artists, and musicians who have for the past decade been... Read More

Cruisers and Voyageurs: Parc Brébeuf

History is palpable in the National Capital Region, and in Parc Brebeuf, beneath the official narrative, is a story you won’t... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Public Space ARTivism – An Interview with STEPS

Interview by: Ilana Altman STEPS is an award-winning public arts organization that has been responsible for some of Canada’s most... Read More

Uber and the Automated Car: A Slow Unveiling of our Transportation Future – Part 2

In Part One of Uber and the Automated Car we learned a brief overview of Uber’s model, and began to look at the sharing... Read More

No Room on the Plaque: The Cecil Burgess Residence

Edmonton’s built heritage only goes back to the late nineteenth century. This generally makes the interpretation of a building simple... Read More

Can a New Community Plan Reverse Population Decline in Vancouver’s Grandview-Woodland Neighbourhood?

For the last 15 years, the population of Vancouver’s historic Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood has shrunk. Recent census data shows... Read More