PODCAST: Spacing Radio 019, Out In The Cold

In this episode, we speak to Toronto Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam about the desperate call to provide more shelter space this winter... Read More

Book Review – Rethinking A Lot: The Design and Culture of Parking

Author: Eran Ben-Joseph (MIT Press, 2015) Surface parking lots are ever-present in the contemporary city. Moovelab’s incredible... Read More

Can We Raise Children in Vancouver? – UBC Dialogues Recap

Local leaders in social policy and population health tackled the question “Can we raise children in Vancouver” in the Creekside... Read More

Book Review – Handbook of Biophilic City Planning and Design

Author: Timothy Beatley (Island Press, 2016) The term “biophilia” may be new to many people. In recent years, people have become more... Read More

Video Vancouver: Stand up for Public Space

Via UN-Habitat: In this lecture, Luisa Bravo, president of City Space Architecture, advocates for that public space in cities is a... Read More

Mapping the flood vulnerability of the Toronto Islands

The recent inundation of the Toronto Islands has been a shocking reminder of their vulnerability. This spring saw the worst flooding... Read More

The story of the Toronto Island’s modern architecture

When the flood water on the Toronto Island eventually recedes it will reveal a damaged and possibly forever altered landscape. For the... Read More

Book Review: Atlas of Cities

Editor: Paul Knox (Princeton University Press, 2014) With cities at the centre of all major global phenomena—from climate change to... Read More