Book Review—Local Code: 3659 Proposals About Data, Design, and the Nature of Cities

Author: Nicholas de Monchaux (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) Sometimes, you don’t know where you are going until you get there... Read More

EVENT: Calling all city planners, designers and engineers to talk tiny houses in Metro Vancouver, January 24

The BC Tiny House Collective, a Vancouver-based community-driven organization advocating for the inclusion of tiny houses in our... Read More

LORINC: Cities need to heed signals from Trudeau government

The little explosion of sweaty news last week about an apparently buried federal report predicting “decades” of gigantic deficits... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: The Politics of Flight

Click here for a larger image. We tend to think of cities in their horizontal dimension—artifacts the spread laterally across the... Read More

Tiny house, anyone?

Had you asked me a couple years ago if my next project would focus on tiny houses, I would have scoffed at the thought. More so, I’d... Read More

LORINC: A watchdog for all those $2 road tolls

During the (only half-finished) debate over John Tory’s road tolls scheme, the mayor offered up what looked mostly like a... Read More

The forgotten victims of Canada’s pot laws

Trudeau’s federal task force on marijuana regulation and legalization has tabled a report, complete with over 80 recommendations that... Read More

LORINC: Why doesn’t Ontario’s NDP get road pricing?

How long do progressives and urban dwellers more generally have to wait before Ontario’s NDP stops compensating (atoning?) for former... Read More

Book Review – Infrastructural Monument

Author: MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) Infrastructural Monument presented the products of a... Read More

Thom and NIMBY: An Odd Coupling

What are we talking about when we remember the dead? I’ve recently helped my family in Israel produce a book in memory of my... Read More