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

How Toronto learned to love the patio

For all the time Torontonians will spend sipping lager and pinot on patios this summer, it would be easy to conclude that the people... Read More

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