EVENTS: Re-Imagining the city – The (im)possibility of Design forum, March 10/11, 2016

Exactly forty years ago, Vancouver hosted the first UN Habitat Conference. In 1976, cities were struggling to survive, global warming... Read More

UrbSanity: 7 bicentennial ideas for the NCC

As buzz grows about our sesquicentennial in 2017, the National Capital Commission wants us to place our sites on the bicentennial. In... Read More

Event: Re-Imagining Urban Form and Policy in a Global Economy – Abstract submission due

This is a reminder you have until January 15, 2016 to submit an abstract to this exciting international symposium titled Re-Imagining... Read More

Event: Re-Imagining the city – The (im)possibility of Design forum, March 10/11

Exactly forty years ago, Vancouver hosted the first UN Habitat Conference. In 1976, cities were struggling to survive, global warming... Read More

Book Review: Ladders (2nd edition)

Author: Albert Pope (Princeton Architectural Press, 2015) “The contemporary city, the city that is at this moment under... Read More

EVENT – MOV: Your Future Home: Creating the New Vancouver, Jan 21-Mar. 15

Your Future Home: Creating the New Vancouver WHEN: Jan. 21-May 15, 2016 WHERE: Museum of Vancouver – 1100 Chestnut Street... Read More

How about food bikes?

This spring, I was fortunate to be able to spend a few days in Paris. The city is in the midst of trying to reclaim the banks of the... Read More

Shaping Portland Street: Downtown Dartmouth’s Draft Design Manual

Dartmouth – What started as a response to the lack of guidance about what height was appropriate in Downtown Dartmouth has... Read More

Fredericton – The New Roundabout and the Crosswalk to Nowhere

FREDERICTON – When the City of Fredericton opened the new roundabout, there was a lot of local media coverage. It was the first... Read More

UrbSanity: Streetside spots—new tactics for public space

Last month, the NCC Capital Urbanism Lab hosted a talk with Mike Lydon, co-author of “Tactical Urbanism: Short-term action for... Read More