Book Review: Citizen City

Edited by Robert Enright (Blueimprint Publishers, 2016)  “The projects compiled in this book are the culmination of over 25 years of... Read More

EVENT REMINDER: Planning Canada Book Launch, June 17th

Please join us for a book launch to celebrate the publication of Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach. Details WHEN: Friday, 17 June... Read More

How co-housing designs community into developments

For a lot of city dwellers, knowing their neighbors names is a rarity, let alone knocking on their door to ask to borrow an egg or a... Read More

Book Review – Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach

Editor: Ren Thomas (Oxford University Press, 2016) One of the easiest ways to learn something is by seeing how it was done before... Read More

The Brain Project hits Toronto’s streets

Charlie Pachter is a butter tart fan. Actually, calling him a fan is probably understating it. He loves the things. Pachter, who once... Read More

There is no Good Development but Complete Development

HALIFAX – On May 24th, Halifax Regional Council approved an extension of Halifax’s water service boundary to allow a 256 unit... Read More

Does Toronto hate marathons?

Toronto loves its sports teams; just head down to the square in front of the Air Canada Centre, or Nathan Phillips Square around... Read More

“Canstruction” delivers big for Toronto’s food banks

I’m standing in front of a large pile of yellow cans of fruit — cherries, peaches, fruit salad — that has been designed and shaped to... Read More

Placemaking in your pocket: Releasing the potential of Ottawa’s public spaces

Citizen’s Academy and architect initiative Atelier Ruderal are inviting Ottawans to come learn about community placemaking and how to... Read More

From folk singers to folklore, 1960s Yorkville lingers

With Canadian Music Week taking place just in clubs throughout Toronto, the historic Masonic Temple concert hall on Yonge Street ... Read More