It’s complicated — our relationship with Instagram and nature

On a hike to Upper Joffre Lake near Pemberton this summer, I saw a dozen people frozen in the same pose. In one hand, they held out... Read More

When is efficient too efficient? Tech lessons from the port city of Hamburg

Cities can have ports, and many do. Moreover, successful ports make for thriving cities. But ports are not cities. They are not models... Read More

Analysis: the permanent King Street transit way is a model for all Toronto

The Toronto Streetcar, older or newer type, is an ever-present symbol of the city. The red, black and white TTC colours trundle along... Read More

From Bach to Transport: Leipzig holds a key to the future of cities & Canadians should pay attention

The International Transportation Forum is an inter-governmental organization of the OECD. It holds a summit of transport ministers... Read More

The disassembly of a city: Windsor’s Mega-hospital debate should be on every Canadian’s radar

ED: This op-ed by Shane Mitchell regarding Windsor’s “Mega-hospital” debate is a microcosm of the poor land use... Read More

Modernist Masterpiece: The Downs Residence

Variations of the Modern Movement in architecture which started in Europe in the 1920s can be seen across North America, and on the... Read More

Predictions for Toronto in 2033

At our recent 15th anniversary party we asked people to tell us a prediction about Toronto in 2033. Here’s a selection of them. Read More

Event: Life Between Umbrellas Design Competition

Vancouver receives the equivalent of over five months of rainy weather a year. How can our public spaces better respond to the wet... Read More

Doug Ford’s TTC subway upload and Margaret Thatcher’s cautionary tale

As the province contemplates major structural change to Toronto’s transit system, I want to offer London’s rocky history... Read More

Life on the Line: Light in the Tunnel

(Alex Garant, “Midnight”) For the past month, you may have noticed a... Read More