Five Key Questions for the Study of Public Life

Although studies on the interaction between public life and public space are relatively few, several great examples do exist. From... Read More

The urban park at Lansdowne Park: An interview with the project’s design leads

In the moments leading up to the official opening of the new urban park at Lansdowne Park, on the afternoon of August 15, 2014... Read More

Events: 5th Annual Autumn Shift Festival & 4th Annual Smoking Sausage BBQ Cook-Off, Mount Pleasant BIA

On Sunday, September 14th the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area will host the 5th Annual Autumn Shift Festival and 4th Annual... Read More

The Downtown Eastside’s Heart Transplant

Authors: Trevor Wideman and Aaron Franks Describing Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) as the city’s heart has consequences for the... Read More

City and Campus

Academic institutions have an interesting relationship with cities. While campuses across the country strive to develop a nurturing... Read More

Bridge Building / Building Bridge

Editor’s note: This is the twelfth post in a series by students at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design... Read More

Vision Realized: Isaak Kornelsen Memorial Parklet

Just over one year after Jonathan Behnke developed a vision for a parklet to memorialize former classmate, Isaak Kornelsen, his vision... Read More

Living History: An Interview with Eve Lazarus

Many people live by the idea that understanding the past is critical to understanding the present, and planning for the future. Yet... Read More

Daylighting the Urban Wetland

Editor’s note: This is the eleventh post in a series by students at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and... Read More

Playful urbanism: Ottawa ‘sets the stage’

For the past couple of years Sarah Gelbard and Kent Aitken have been on separate missions to get the people of Ottawa to pause and... Read More