Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 8

By Way of Conclusions We’ve come a long way, covering a lot of meaningful ground around the city-wide planning process. Like Lynch... Read More

Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 7

Time and the City: A Living City-wide Plan We’ve come a long way in addressing the many challenges associated with city-wide planning... Read More

Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 6

Developing Alternatives Let’s assume that we’ve managed to develop clear, meaningful objectives that have been made more comprehensive... Read More

Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 4

Planning Goals and Objectives – Criteria In light of the common shortcomings described earlier, let’s consider a list of... Read More

It’s complicated — our relationship with Instagram and nature

On a hike to Upper Joffre Lake near Pemberton this summer, I saw a dozen people frozen in the same pose. In one hand, they held out... Read More

Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 1

Can city design be good? Few would doubt that they can, yet an honest answer must be tentative. It must pry into city planning... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 036, Canadian City Parks

This episode, we partnered with Park People to bring you highlights from their national Heart of the City conference: the first of... Read More

Event – 2019 East Vancouver Garden Tour, Sunday, June 16th!

East Vancouver Garden Tour Sun, 16 June 2019 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT This year’s East Vancouver Garden Tour will be on... Read More

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