Visual Thoughts #44

Last VT image: A fragment of the Manhattan skyline viewed from near Peter Detmold Park, New York. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the... Read More

NXT City Prize: Resilient spaces with Joe Berridge

The NXT CITY PRIZE is all about vision to reimagine Toronto’s public spaces and inject a sense of energy, dynamism and reflexivity... Read More

Vote for Your Great Places in Canada

What is your favourite place in Canada? The Canadian Institute of Planners is once again hosting their Great Places in... Read More

Five Key Questions for the Study of Public Life

Although studies on the interaction between public life and public space are relatively few, several great examples do exist. From... Read More

Release: VIVA Vancouver Photo Contest – One More Prize to Give Away!

VIVA Vancouver (#VivaVan) is the City of Vancouver’s public space program that turns road spaces into people places, with several big... Read More

Commercial Drive Parklet – Open for your enjoyment!

There is a new public space installation in front of Prado Café on the corner of Commercial Drive and 4th Avenue available for your... Read More

Video Vancouver: OSGEMEOS—Transforming Industrial Silos

Imagine a 360-degree, 70-foot (21 metre) tall outdoor mural that’s over 23,500 square feet (7,162 square metres) in size. And it’s not... Read More

Logan Ave.: An unofficial slow street

“Slow zones” — neighbourhoods where the maximum speed limit is 30 km/hr (or 20 mph in the US/UK) — are... Read More

NXT City Prize: Jay Wall uses graphic design to improve Toronto

The NXT CITY PRIZE is all about vision to reimagine Toronto’s public spaces and inject a sense of energy, dynamism and reflexivity... Read More

NXT City Prize: Rob Spanier and mixed use buildings

The NXT CITY PRIZE is all about vision to reimagine Toronto’s public spaces and inject a sense of energy, dynamism and reflexivity... Read More