Does a skyline tell a story?

Despite the focus on the phallic-obsessed competition of “which city has more skyscrapers” or “whose tower is... Read More

Parking DTYEG

Recent maps of parking amenities in Winnipeg  and Detroit got me thinking: what does downtown Edmonton’s current parking... Read More

Bridging Communities for 100 Years

Editor’s note: This piece is a continuation of the article found in the Fall 2013 national issue of Spacing. We urge you to buy... Read More

The Scale of Two Cities

Edmonton and Manhattan It’s no secret that Edmonton has a reputation for low density development.  There is a lot of... Read More

Space and Growth

Growth is largely considered to be a good thing; undoubtedly it’s better than shrinking.  Detroit was once a city of 1.8 million... Read More

50 Years of Sport: The Jasper Place Sports Centre

On August 10, 1963 the Jasper Place Sports Centre (9200 163 Street) opened in the former Town of Jasper Place to much fanfare. The... Read More

Designing a great building starts at the street level

I took this photograph of 104 ave (above) just a couple days ago. After walking up and down several times, I’ve come to realize... Read More

PLAN 101: Context

Planning theory has emphasized the importance of studying a site and its surroundings before any plan, public or private, is created... Read More