Installation: The City is a Technology

The idea of the city as a form of technology is the foundation of a series of urban interventions currently at work in and around... Read More

How Toronto invented the PC, then forgot about it

The Royal York Hotel, September 25, 1973. Computer experts Mers Kutt, Gordon Ramer, Ted Edwards, and Reg Rea are standing around a... Read More

A Partial History of A Roadway, Plan 524R

An odd shaped lot, about twelve hundred square metres in size and located just north of 76 Avenue in Mill Creek Ravine South, was... Read More

Urbabbles: The LRT flaunts her speed

While still a sort of figment of our collective imagination, the soon-to-be LRT is already tooting her own horn. Illustration: Chanel... Read More

Designing through a Cultural Discourse: in Conversation with Douglas Cardinal

A few weeks ago I had the greatest pleasure of sharing a conversation with one of Canada’s most well- known architects, Douglas... Read More

Urbabbles: The Rideau Canal is heating up

On the first day of spring, and after the longest consecutive run for the Rideau Canal Skateway, a humourous reminder from Toronto-based... Read More

Stairs to nowhere, trap streets, and other Toronto oddities

There’s a set of stairs on Greenwood Avenue that lead nowhere. At the top, a wooden fence at the end of someone’s back... Read More

Visual Thoughts #52

Last VT image: Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal, Quebec. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver. He... Read More

“Fun and frolic” at a Toronto double hanging

“The morning broke dark and gloomy, and with the first faint streaks of early dawn the workmen were industriously employed in... Read More

Video Vancouver: Skytrain Conductor

A local Vancouvourite portrays the role of a train conductor on a Vancouver Skytrain. Check us out on twitter... Read More