Cricket keep-up: changing demographics mean adapting facilities to reflect new needs

Multiple World Cup appearances. Team Canada captaincy. Blistering statistics as a batsman. As far as Canadian cricketing is concerned... Read More

Green space invaders: a look at Toronto’s unwelcome plant guests

For over 200 years, invasive plant species have wreaked havoc on Toronto’s green spaces. While the City continues to combat them... Read More

Bark is worth the fight: after decades of conflict, dog parks have found a place in the city’s greenspaces

As a kid in the 1970s, the superintendent in Ricky Farrell’s North York apartment complex paid boys a nickel a turd to collect the... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 033, Big Idea

In this episode, we dive into a few Big Ideas. First up is National Geographic explorer and geographer Daniel Raven-Ellison, who... Read More

Book Review – Public Natures: Evolutionary Infrastructures

Author: Weiss/Manfredi– Princeton Architectural Press (2018) In considering the evolution of ecological, urban, and social... Read More

Book Review – Adapting Cities to Sea Level Rise: Green and Gray Strategies

Author: Stefan Al (Island Press, 2018) Many of our world’s urban centres lie along the shores of oceans and seas. As areas of rapid... Read More

VancouverSpeculations: Covered Playgrounds

http://spacing.ca/vancouver/2018/12/17/vancouverspeculations-covered-playgrounds/Covered playground concept. To enlarge the image... Read More

Guest Op-ed: Building a Waterfront City in Toronto

OP-ED: By City Councillor Joe Cressy Revitalizing our waterfront is the largest and longest-lasting project that we will leave for... Read More

10 Principles for a Rain-Friendly City

It is no secret that it rains a lot in Vancouver. The city sees over 160 rainy days a year – with much of it falling between October... Read More

VancouverSpeculations: Beginnings

‘Speculation’ is one of the most suspect words in urban planning and development conversations. With its contemporary economic... Read More