Book Review: The City That Never Was

Author: Christopher Marcinkoski (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) The world captured within The City That Never Was by Christopher... Read More

Shaping Vancouver 2016 – What Is The Vision For Chinatown?

Vancouver’s Chinatown is Canada’s largest and encompasses an ethnic mix of different demographics along with many... Read More

Case Study: Harmonizing Character with a Modern Laneway House

Laneway housing can be a positive tool in heritage preservation. When built behind an existing residence as a method of adding density... Read More

Book Review – State of the World: Can a City Be Sustainable?

Author: Worldwatch Institute (Island Press, 2016) Every year since I started writing for Spacing, I have found myself anxiously... Read More

Gil Kelley: The Next Leap Forward

Presented by Urbanarium on September 28th, new City of Vancouver Director of Planning Gil Kelley spoke to a full house of architects... Read More

LORINC: Let’s actually talk about investing in housing

On and off since the early 1990s, when Paul Martin and Joe Fontana concocted an impossibly progressive policy agenda that became Jean... Read More

Legal Progress on the Right to Housing in Canada

According to the courts, there is no constitutional “right to housing” in Canada –at least not yet. This may be changing... Read More

Event: What a City is For…Book Launch, Oct 21st

WHAT A CITY IS FOR: REMAKING THE POLITICS OF DISPLACEMENT Book Launch Date: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, Time: 7:00PM–9:00PM, Location: DJAVAD... Read More

Misuse of Heritage Conservation Districts can deaden both past and future

The City of Toronto believes it has found a silver bullet to control development pressure in the downtown core through the use of a... Read More

LORINC: Housing affordability, not hydro bills, is what’s really hurting Ontario

As has been widely reported, the showpiece of Kathleen Wynne’s Monday Throne Speech is a pledge to reduce runaway hydro bills by... Read More