Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 2

Common City Planning Initiatives We would be forgiven if our initial reaction to the nature of the contemporary city described in Part... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: John Tory discusses housing goals and planning reforms

Later this fall, city council will receive the first of what will likely be a long series of planning reports responding to a July... Read More

Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 1

Can city design be good? Few would doubt that they can, yet an honest answer must be tentative. It must pry into city planning... Read More

Event: Heritage Vancouver Walking Tour, Mount Pleasant – Aug 18th

Heritage Vancouver Walking Tour – Tour the Heritage Heart of Mount Pleasant Time: Sunday, August 18, 10:30am-12:30pm Cost: $10 for... Read More

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

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

Event: Heritage Vancouver, South Granville/Kitsilano Neighbourhood Tour, July 13th

Houses, Shops and Apartments – Touring Historic South Granville and Kitsilano DATE: Saturday, July 13th TIME: 11AM-1:30 PM... Read More

Indigenous Innovation

I am one of an estimated 70,000 Indigenous people living in Toronto. And while there is a variety of social services spaces like the... Read More

Why New West Station’s Plaza 88 is one of a kind

You’ll lose your breath trying to describe Plaza 88. It wraps an elevated SkyTrain station with seven storeys of parking and two... Read More