Image of the Moment: Ottawa’s biodome’s first winter

Image: Ottawa’s first biodome’s first winter Location: Brewer Park, Ottawa, Canada Date of photo: December 16, 2014... Read More

Visual Thoughts #47

Last VT image: Autumn at John Hendry Park, Vancouver. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver. He is... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks – (re)Designing Nature: Current Concepts for Shaping Nature in Art and Landscape Architecture

Authors: Susanne Witzgall, Florian Matzner, and Iris Meder (Hatje Cantz, 2011) The relationship between nature and the the built world... Read More

A River Runs Under it: Daylighting Sawmill River

Dartmouth – From the harbour to its lakes, Dartmouth is a city shaped by water. Flowing through Downtown, the half-kilometer... Read More

Image of the Moment: Ottawa’s nicest public restrooms?

Image: Ottawa’s nicest public restrooms? Location: Vincent Massey Park, Ottawa, Canada Date of photo: October 25, 2014... Read More

Toronto Park People launch the Park Toolkit

Last week, Toronto Park People released their Park Toolkit, a collection of how-to handbooks for hosting community park events. Below... Read More

How Tomlin’s Creek was lost, found, and lost again

There’s ancient Lake Iroquois sand on Glen Davis Crescent near Kingston Rd. and Woodbine Ave., you just have to look closely to... Read More

Spacing Ottawa takes a ‘(de)tour': Play and leisure in the Capital

Strathcona Park This past Saturday, nine urban enthusiasts signed up to participate in a special edition of Ottawa... Read More

Oromocto – A New Frontier for Urbanism?

Across North America, many suburban municipalities – characterized by strip malls with thoroughfares built for cars not pedestrians ... Read More

Communities that grow together: Ottawa’s Community Gardens

Across the city the care-free days of summer are swiftly changing into the shorter, cooler days of autumn. While saying goodbye to... Read More