Papaschase: “Big Woodpecker”

To relocate the Métis-Cree away from Fort Edmonton and the highly-valued North Saskatchewan River, negotiations were made to create... Read More

Walking Portland

When one types “Portland CBD” in a search engine, one would expect articles and publications on the metropolitan’s newly thriving... Read More

Visual Thoughts #44

Last VT image: A fragment of the Manhattan skyline viewed from near Peter Detmold Park, New York. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the... Read More

Vote for Your Great Places in Canada

What is your favourite place in Canada? The Canadian Institute of Planners is once again hosting their Great Places in... Read More

Five Key Questions for the Study of Public Life

Although studies on the interaction between public life and public space are relatively few, several great examples do exist. From... Read More

Release: VIVA Vancouver Photo Contest – One More Prize to Give Away!

VIVA Vancouver (#VivaVan) is the City of Vancouver’s public space program that turns road spaces into people places, with several big... Read More

The urban park at Lansdowne Park: An interview with the project’s design leads

In the moments leading up to the official opening of the new urban park at Lansdowne Park, on the afternoon of August 15, 2014... Read More

Commercial Drive Parklet – Open for your enjoyment!

There is a new public space installation in front of Prado Café on the corner of Commercial Drive and 4th Avenue available for your... Read More

An Inhabitable Space

Nested in a small industrial district just south of Whyte Ave, Mike Lam‘s industrial design studio embodies a remarkable supply... Read More

Events: 5th Annual Autumn Shift Festival & 4th Annual Smoking Sausage BBQ Cook-Off, Mount Pleasant BIA

On Sunday, September 14th the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area will host the 5th Annual Autumn Shift Festival and 4th Annual... Read More