PODCAST: Spacing Radio 063, The War on Robots

We end the year with a classic case of man vs. machine, as journalist and culture writer Graham Isador talks about tiny delivery... Read More

Vancouver Needs Way More Co-ops. Here’s How to Get Them

The cost of housing has reached a crisis point in Vancouver, with no clear agreement on what to do about it. Which made it a rare... Read More

Regent Park Revitalization: A Progress Report by Spacing

Beginning this week, Toronto Community Housing Corp. (TCHC) and Tridel formally commence a public consultation process that marks the... Read More

Vancouver’s Dramatic New Plan for Broadway: Five Questions

The City of Vancouver’s Broadway Plan has been released for public comment and is full of dramatic proposals. Profusely illustrated... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 062, The PATH ahead for Toronto’s underground

With many people still working from home, the future of Toronto’s PATH system — the underground mall serving the financial... Read More

LORINC: The Revenge of the Market Urbanists

Here’s a tale of two cities… In the City of Toronto (pop. 2.8 million), there are about 1.1 million private dwellings, and... Read More

Deconstructing Visuals 2.0

It’s been 10 months since I wrote Deconstructing Visuals. Within that piece, I argued that the architectural profession’s dominion... Read More

Modest Hopes: The story of Anne O’Rourke of Corktown

This is an excerpt from Modest Hopes: Homes and Stories of Toronto’s Workers from the 1820s to the 1920s — by Don Loucks and... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 061, Community sports and urban farming

In this episode, we follow up on the municipal elections in Edmonton and Calgary, with a bit of a rant about rooming houses. Then, we... Read More

LORINC: Council prepares to bring in inclusionary zoning, finally (updated).

Update: Council’s planning and housing committee approved an amended version of the inclusionary zoning staff report today... Read More