THE ARTFUL CITY: A Tale of Two Seasons

By: Ilana Altman Toronto is a city of both climatic and cultural extremes. Hot long summer days are populated by more festivals than... Read More

WWW: How global cities are adopting new technologies to improve their livability

From highline to lowline: New York City approves the world’s first underground park Faced with the success of the Manhattan Highline... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: The Politics of Flight

Click here for a larger image. We tend to think of cities in their horizontal dimension—artifacts the spread laterally across the... Read More

WWW: Making art functional in cities around the world

Alleys to Art A neighborhood in Philadelphia has transformed a formerly derelict alleyway into a work of art by installing a glowing... Read More

Book Review – Great City Maps

Author: DK Publishing (2016) “A map is the greatest of all epic poems. Its lines and colors show the realization of great dreams.” ... Read More

401 Richmond is already at its highest and best use

I loved 401 Richmond before I even knew what it was. It was 9 years ago and I was in Toronto, visiting from Vancouver. My friend... Read More

WWW: Alternative housing options not just for the Dutch and hippies

Mutually beneficial housing relationships between students and seniors A Dutch hosing development provides free housing for students... Read More

LORINC: The new Toronto Courthouse emerges from The Ward

As archeologists begin to reveal two centuries of commerce on the North Market site, Toronto’s other major active dig site – the... Read More

How do books on Toronto stack up?

On top of my publisher and creative director duties with Spacing magazine, I also look after the book section in the Spacing Store... Read More

Hamilton: The benefits of living on the outskirts of cool

Despite its new reputation as a real estate hotbed, Hamilton has yet to be branded as an internationally renowned cultural hub, though... Read More