Cartographically Speaking – City Clock (Broadway-City Hall station)

Click here to see the full image. The city is multi-dimensional. One of the main dimensions is time. Built up of layers of schedules â€... Read More

Image of the Moment: Remapping Rideau Street

Image: From the Uptown Rideau CDP Workshop – 28 May 2014 Location: Rideau Branch of Ottawa Public Library, 377 Rideau Street... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Vancouver’s West End

Click here to see a larger image. Adam Naamani’s recent piece on the gentrification of Vancouver’s West End brought to... Read More

Door Open Weekend — ghosts, [murmur], maps, & Redesigning Toronto Pecha Kutcha-style

It’s Doors Open weekend in Toronto, the first city to do this and now the largest event like this in North America. This year... Read More

Image of the Past: Ottawa Improvements Maps

Image: City of Ottawa Suggestions for City Improvements, General Plan, Department of Public Works Location: Ottawa, Canada Date of... Read More

‘Planning Canada’s Capital’: A resource for research into the Capital Region’s planning history

Today we at Spacing Ottawa would like to highlight some of the research currently being undertaken in regards to the Capital... Read More

It’s time to quit hating on pedways

Pedways have been built in cities around the world for the same reason: weather. Most, in places like Hong Kong, Singapore and Taipei... Read More

Book Review: On the Map

On The Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks Author: Simon Garfield, (Gotham Books 2013) Maps show us where... Read More

‘The Human Scale’: We’re all human, so why aren’t we building cities for people?

November 14th marked the second event in the 2013-2014 Urban Forum calendar, with a public screening of the documentary, The Human... Read More

Cultural Landscapes: Aspen Parkland

When crossing this vast country, there is often the perception that the Canadian prairie landscape is rather homogenous and flat. Such... Read More