The Buzz Buzz on Tiny Homes

This month the BC Tiny House Collective has catapulted into the homes of Canadians. On January 15, 2017, Frances Bula, a long-time... Read More

EVENT: BC’s Climate Policies Public Online Forum, Feb. 3rd

With a provincial election on the way, the Pembina Institute is co-hosting a public online forum about the state of British Columbia’s... Read More

LORINC: Wynne’s U-turn on road tolls dangerous for Tory

Since the news of the Liberals’ reversal on road tolls for the Gardiner and the Don Valley Parkway began to leak last Thursday... Read More

LORINC: Be very wary of Canada’s Trump-lite politicians

What kinds of thoughts, I wonder, were skittering through the minds of Conservative leadership hopefuls Kellie Leitch and Kevin... Read More

Three Cities, Three Paths on Energy Engagement

In Stockholm, planners ponder how to ensure that deep energy retrofits take root in the diverse suburb of Järva, a district with... Read More

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