Realizing the untapped potential of Canada’s city parks

Spacing is a media partner of Canada’s first national conference on city parks, hosted by Park People, in 2017 in Calgary. Parks... Read More

EVENT – Webinar: ‘Species at Risk- Baselines’ – Nov. 16th

Webinar: ‘Species at Risk- Baselines’ DATE: Wednesday, November 16th TIME: 11am – 12:30pm (PST) REGISTRATION... Read More

Book Review: The City That Never Was

Author: Christopher Marcinkoski (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) The world captured within The City That Never Was by Christopher... Read More

Book Review – State of the World: Can a City Be Sustainable?

Author: Worldwatch Institute (Island Press, 2016) Every year since I started writing for Spacing, I have found myself anxiously... Read More

Is Vancouver Ready to Grow from Laneways to Living Lanes?

Land in Vancouver is among the world’s most valuable, yet 27% of it is used for roads, streets and laneways. At $150 per square foot... Read More

LORINC: Why a Patrick Brown government will target Greenbelt and Metrolinx

At this stage of the game, it would be foolish to depict Raymond Cho’s by-election victory for the Tories last week as a harbinger of... Read More

How to get it right with the Rail Deck Park

In the last few weeks, City officials made a preliminary announcement about a new “Railway Deck Park” for downtown Toronto. This... Read More

Cruisers and Voyageurs: Parc Brébeuf

History is palpable in the National Capital Region, and in Parc Brebeuf, beneath the official narrative, is a story you won’t... Read More

This private patio is supposed to be public space

First let me say this: I love patios. The wind in your hair, the sun on your face, the hot waft of a garbage trunk barreling down the... Read More

Toronto’s Summerville pool is a slice of the Mediterranean

It’s easy to overlook the Donald D. Summerville Olympic Pools. Despite its sturdy presence on Lake Shore Boulevard East, the... Read More