Breaking the Grid: Edmonton’s City Beautiful Plan

Until around the mid-twentieth century, almost all subdivision plans for Edmonton were conceived as a traditional grid of streets and... Read More

A Downtown for Everyone

There are more places to live in Downtown Edmonton than ever before. As part of this revitalization, the City is campaigning that it... Read More

Jasper Avenue still a Player in Downtown Revival

Is it all really doom and gloom? Last week an Edmonton Journal editorial painted a rather bleak picture for Jasper Avenue and what it... Read More

Imagining Edmonton’s Main Street

Jasper Avenue is said to be Edmonton’s main street. But what does that mean? Its multiple uses–as destination and as... Read More

Preserving Chinatown

This article was originally published for Spacing’s Summer 2015 Issue available at Chapters. After decades of City neglect and... 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

Edmonton’s Got a Fever

Tall buildings are all the rage in Edmonton these days. It seems the flood gates have opened on a new tall building frenzy, the likes... Read More

Papaschase: “Big Woodpecker”

To relocate the Métis-Cree away from Fort Edmonton and the highly-valued North Saskatchewan River, negotiations were made to create... Read More

An Inhabitable Space

Nested in a small industrial district just south of Whyte Ave, Mike Lam‘s industrial design studio embodies a remarkable supply... Read More