ELECTION: City issues were ignored in the leadership debate. Why?

If one applied the blink test to last night’s leaders’ debate, it would be fair to say that the most audible message to waft out of... Read More

Is John Tory’s Housing Now plan crumbling?

In the fall of 2018, Toronto Mayor John Tory promised to deliver 40,000 new units of affordable-housing over the next 12-years. A year... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 039, How I Spent Doug Ford’s Summer Vacation

We begin this month by tuning in to the wonderfully named Special Committee on Governance, which was created to find ways to adjust to... Read More

LORINC: Greta dared all of us to do better. Now what?

In the aftermath of last week’s heady and inspiring climate marches, everyone who’s concerned about global warming should be asking... Read More

Event: Shaping Vancouver 2019: What’s the Use of Heritage?, Oct. 9

Shaping Vancouver 2019: What’s the Use of Heritage When: Wed, Oct. 9, 2019 | 7-9 p.m. Where: Djavad Mowafaghian World Art... Read More

CityStudio Vancouver: A Model of Global Urban Innovation

Since its founding in 2011, CityStudio Vancouver has demonstrated a unique ability to connect City of Vancouver staff with... Read More

Vancouver’s Housing Crisis: A Collaborative Opportunity for Planners and Architects

The time is now. Architects and landscape architects need to be active participants in urban planning and land-use decision-making... Read More

Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 8

By Way of Conclusions We’ve come a long way, covering a lot of meaningful ground around the city-wide planning process. Like Lynch... Read More

Book Review – Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities

Author: Vaclav Smil (MIT Press, 2019) There are few terms as pervasive in discussions about contemporary cities than “growth”. It... Read More

Planning City-Wide: A Primer – Part 7

Time and the City: A Living City-wide Plan We’ve come a long way in addressing the many challenges associated with city-wide planning... Read More