UrbSanity: Streetside spots—new tactics for public space

Last month, the NCC Capital Urbanism Lab hosted a talk with Mike Lydon, co-author of “Tactical Urbanism: Short-term action for... Read More

Urban forestry and the greening of Canadian cities

Call it the second wave of urban greening: hot on the heels of urban farming, urban forestry is emerging as the new frontier of... Read More

SFU Launches We the City Community Summit Oct. 30th to Nov. 7th

Simon Frasier University’s We The City Summit kicked off its  fourth major community summit Researching The City on October 30th... Read More

Event: Re-Imagining Urban Form and Policy Symposium, Call for Abstracts

Re-Imagining Urban Form and Policy in a Global Economy – The (Im)possibility of Design March 10-12, 2016 |  University of British... Read More

Schools and Parks II – A History of Segregation

The history of planning for schools and parks in Edmonton shows governments moving in an uncoordinated and contradictory way toward... Read More

Book Review: A Line in the Andes/Una Linea En Los Andes

Editor:  Felipe Correa & Ramiro Almeida (Applied Research + Design Publishing, 2013) “What country is that?” is a common question... Read More

ELECTION: What does each party say about city issues?

As voting day rapidly approaches for the 2015 federal election, Spacing has been tracking the buzzwords for some urban concepts on the... Read More

Schools and Parks I – A History of Sharing

Developing schools and parks involves complex issues of land acquisition, ownership and mixing of uses. The history of provincial... Read More

New Welcome Centre: A Potential Poster-Child for Housing Refugees

According to the Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia (ISSBC), between 2009 and 2013, a total 8,319 refugees arrived in... Read More

Growing the community-building power of our parks

By Dave Harvey and Jake Tobin Garrett Just over two years ago, City Council approved a five-year Parks Plan. The plan was created with... Read More