LORINC: New residential density plans a small step in right direction

Toronto council today took one small step towards a more rational and potentially more equitable residential land use planning policy... Read More

On Walking and the Future of Cities: An Evening with Jeff Speck

On a balmy Tuesday night I found myself walking towards Lost Lagoon along Alberni Street. I parked my car at a nearby parking garage... Read More

GORD PERKS: The risks of the financialization of housing

Premier Doug Ford says weakening planning law will get more housing built and that will solve our affordable housing crisis. This... Read More

Notes from Charlottetown

As the new BC/Yukon regional director of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, I recently had the privilege of meeting in June... Read More

LORINC: Ford Nation’s growth plan cruises across the finish line

Now that Mayor John Tory has put the muzzle back on his political attack puppy, it’s safe to conclude that nothing else stands between... Read More

What Vancouver Housing Needs Is Some Public Process Sorcery

The recent publication of former Vancouver head planner Larry Beasley’s new book Vancouverism provides an opportunity for us to both... Read More

RAIC Metro Vancouver – Built City Speaker Series

Guest Contributor:  Gloria Venczel As the Thought Leader these past 3 years for the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Metro... Read More

Women’s urban citizenship: the history of purpose-built apartments for women

From turn of the century boarding houses to today’s condo boom, housing has long been both the gateway and the barrier to the city for... Read More

OP-ED: Toronto’s planning needs less politics, not more

Brad Bradford is a Toronto city councillor and former urban planner When I saw Doug Ford’s new planning legislation my first... Read More

LORINC: Want affordable housing? Then Ford shouldn’t sell publicly-owned land

To my eye, the Ford government’s housing “action plan” — which was released late last week in a conspicuously over-stuffed news cycle... Read More