Building Resilience, One Block at a Time

For several years, I lived on a residential street near Danforth Avenue (Greek Town) in Toronto. It was a welcoming street of older... Read More

LORINC: Toronto’s demographics and the 2018 city election

With next year’s municipal vote now less than a year away, the pre-election positioning has begun in earnest – the most recent example... Read More

Vancouver 2.0

Tucked into the north-east corner of Vancouver lies the unassuming neighbourhood of Hastings-Sunrise. Bound by the waters of the... Read More

Warren Gill Lecture Series: What is happening to my neighbourhood? December 1, 2017

The Annual Warren Gill Lecture Series Presented by Simon Fraser University’s City Program What is happening to my neighbourhood... Read More

Release: DVBIA’s Perch Program fetches positive feedback

How do you feel when you are in this space? That’s one of the questions that the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association... Read More

LORINC: Let’s talk about Sidewalk Labs’ $50 million investment

In May, when Waterfront Toronto (WT) issued the RFP for Quayside that culminated in last month’s agreement with Sidewalk Labs, the... Read More

Copenhagen: Textbook Urbanism

Jan Gehl is probably the best tour guide you could ever hope for in Copenhagen. And so it was, after luxuriating over a couple of long... Read More

LORINC: In search of clarity on Sidewalk Labs (plus correction)

Before what will be a sold-out house tomorrow night at the St. Lawrence Centre, officials with Sidewalk Labs, Alphabet/Google’s smart... Read More

LORINC: We need to Google some questions about Sidewalk Labs

In just about every way, last week’s reveal of Sidewalk Lab’s vision for Quayside, a 4.9-hectare swath of the eastern waterfront near... Read More

A million Canadian post-war homes

The Camisso family never expected a parade when they bought their first house, a little suburban bungalow in the new Wishing Well... Read More