Urbabbles: A Tale of Two Senators

As the NCC waits on five proposals for the redevelopment of LeBreton Flats, Spacing Ottawa muses over the possible... Read More

The fall of Sir Henry Pellatt, king of Casa Loma

A carved marble fountain of child figures supporting a dolphin, a solid bronze buffalo head, and hundreds of champagne flutes, wine... Read More

Reimagine YEG: Blatchford Control Tower

Image rendering created by Michael Zabinski. The image is fictional and does not serve as official material for the Blatchford... Read More

A dizzy history of revolving restaurants in Toronto

Nothing epitomizes space age urbanism quite like the revolving restaurant. Imagine sitting at the top of a modern skyscraper, the... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Canada by Land Cover Type

The series of maps below are a Canadian version of a project called “Minimal Maps” by Michael Pecirno. The original project took a... Read More

Visual Thoughts #55

Last VT image: Warehouse in Burnaby, BC. *** Isabelle Kim is a Vancouver-based Communications & Design B.A. from SFU, involved in... Read More

A proud history of sidewalk superintendents in Toronto

Between 1931 and 1939, the construction at Rockefeller Center in New York City was a magnet for curious onlookers. America was mired... Read More

First Canadian Place: 40 years on top in Toronto

First Canadian Place has been the tallest skyscraper in Canada for four decades now. At 298.1 metres from sidewalk to rooftop, the... Read More

Reclaiming Spaces/Places: Revealing a forgotten Indigenous visual narrative in Peterborough

Reclaiming Spaces/Places is an ongoing series written by Lacey McRae Williams that shares stories of Indigenous resurgence through... Read More

BOOK REVIEW – Beautiful Users: Designing for People

Beautiful Users: Designing for People is the latest work by writer, curator, and designer Ellen Lupton, which explores the evolving... Read More