LORINC: City Council’s green-washing game

At its meeting earlier this month, Toronto city council endorsed two policies — one substantive, the other symbolic — to add further... Read More

LORINC: The failing of governance of Toronto

The debacle that was last week’s so-called debate over multi-tenant housing, which ended in a stalemate, was quite plainly evidence of... Read More

What Did Vancouver Just Do to the Future of Co-op Living?

It’s surprising how relatively minor issues, such as a citywide street parking fee of $45 a year attracts so much press attention... Read More

LORINC: Editing the moralism out of post-pandemic Toronto

We met friends for dinner on the weekend, on the patio of a little taco place along St. Clair West. Outside the patio, on the... Read More

EVENT: Order without Design Urban Lunch Series – Julia Harten and Erick Villagomez, July 22, 12pm-1pm

Order Without Design Urban Lunch Series – Julia Harten & Erick Villagomez DATE: July 22nd, 12pm-1pm PLATFORM: Zoom (Online... Read More

LORINC: Fiddling while Toronto burns

I watched Greta Thunberg ream out world leaders at the Austrian World Summit, a climate conference, last week, and found myself... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 057, Trinity Bellwoods encampment evictions

In the aftermath of the Trinity Bellwoods Park encampment evictions, which saw a massive police presence, private security, and... Read More

LORINC: Trinity Bellwoods encampment and the persistence of Toronto’s old moral order

The violent clearing of the encampments at Trinity Bellwoods Park on Tuesday revealed Toronto at not only its most Tory, pun intended... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 056, Rail Deck Park and best laid (official) plans

This episode is all about plans: big and small, successful and dashed. First, Toronto Star city hall reporter Jennifer Pagliaro takes... Read More

Book Review – Icebergs, Zombies, and the Ultra Thin: Architecture and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Author: Matthew Soules (Princeton Architectural Press, 2021) The installation of Rodney Graham’s Spinning Chandelier, the $3.5 million... Read More