How Toronto built the CN Tower

The CN Tower is one of the most important buildings ever constructed in Canada. Like it or loathe it, the absurd, 553-metre concrete... Read More

Nepean Place: Centretown’s elevated park

An easily overlooked building in Ottawa’s Centretown features a unique amenity which, while in plain sight from the street... Read More

How City Hall ended up on St. Clair Avenue

In the late 1940s, Toronto City Hall was bursting at the seams. Now known as Old City Hall, the building on the northeast corner of... Read More

Can Raccoons Teach Us How to Build the City of the Future?

By George Patrick Richard Benson & Jen Roberton Raccoons are unexpectedly resilient creatures in urban landscapes. They have... Read More

Lost and found in the PATH: the case for new wayfinding

This summer, a pilot project will be launched to test a new wayfinding system in the PATH — Toronto’s subterranean... Read More

Book Review: Generative Design

Author: Asterios Agkathidis (Laurence King Publishing, 2016) In my thesis project in university, I used a form of ‘algorithmic design... Read More

Who will save Toronto’s old streetcars?

Toronto’s outgoing fleet of streetcars could be the first not to get a second life in another city. Perhaps due to advanced... 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

The Don Mills Safety Village taught kids to drive

1962 was a rough year for kids. In the 12 months between January and December, 20 young people under the age of 14 were killed on... Read More

Time Lapse: Sunset Over Rogers Place Arena

The Edmonton Oilers played their final game at Rexall Place this past April ending 42 years of hockey history. The home team will... Read More