Edmonton’s Suburban Identity

Last week, the Ottawa Citizen published an article highlighting some findings of the research conducted by Professor David Gordon... Read More

EVENT: Designing Downtown

Designing Downtown, one of the largest and richest citizen-driven conversations about urban cores in Canada, returns to Edmonton... Read More

On the Road: Minimum Standards, Part II

Albertan cities are often criticized for their large presence of poor-quality architecture (post-1980s) that you would not normally... Read More

On the Road: Minimum Standards, Part I

This article is a continuation of the editor’s experiences in urbanism from Montreal and Winnipeg during his summer visit... 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

On the Road: Street Furniture

This month, Spacing Edmonton Editor, Paul Giang, spent his vacation in Montreal and Winnipeg. His next few articles will share... 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

When our cars buy stuff

While I do recognize the important role that a reasonable amount of  parking plays in supporting viable retail in our complete... Read More