Fredericton – The New Roundabout and the Crosswalk to Nowhere

FREDERICTON – When the City of Fredericton opened the new roundabout, there was a lot of local media coverage. It was the first... Read More

Book Review: Start-Up City

Author: Gabe Klein (Island Press, 2015) When I was in my second year of University I wrote a blog post that got a lot of (very rare... Read More

Vancouver Art Gallery Reflections

I’m not sure when the informed, intelligent culture of design that characterized the formative years of Vancouver transformed, but... Read More

UrbSanity: Streetside spots—new tactics for public space

Last month, the NCC Capital Urbanism Lab hosted a talk with Mike Lydon, co-author of “Tactical Urbanism: Short-term action for... Read More

The cold war siren system Toronto never used

At Dundas West and Shaw, near Trinity-Bellwoods Park, there’s a conspicuous piece of Canada’s Cold War history. On top of... Read More

Video Vancouver: TILT City—Engagaing the Street

On November 4, 2015, over 100 designers ,architects, students and community members took to the street of downtown Vancouver as part... Read More

Urban forestry and the greening of Canadian cities

Call it the second wave of urban greening: hot on the heels of urban farming, urban forestry is emerging as the new frontier of... Read More

SFU Launches We the City Community Summit Oct. 30th to Nov. 7th

Simon Frasier University’s We The City Summit kicked off its  fourth major community summit Researching The City on October 30th... Read More

Event: Re-Imagining Urban Form and Policy Symposium, Call for Abstracts

Re-Imagining Urban Form and Policy in a Global Economy – The (Im)possibility of Design March 10-12, 2016 |  University of British... Read More

Critical Elements to Make Pedestrian Streets Work

We currently dedicate an excessive amount of street public space for the movement and storage of automobiles. We can bring dignity... Read More