Image of the Past: Sussex and Wellington 1914

Image: “Confederation Square showing Chateau Laurier, The Rae Building and the Grand Trunk Railway Station, Ottawa, Ont.”... Read More

Image of the Moment: Westboro’s Complete Street

Image: Ottawa’s first ‘complete street’ Location: Churchill Avenue, Westboro, Ottawa, Canada Date of photo: June 13... Read More

MESLIN: Why don’t we do it in the road?

Toronto is no stranger to painted murals.  From Art Starts to Mural Routes to the City’s StART program, we’re increasingly... Read More

A dizzy history of revolving restaurants in Toronto

Nothing epitomizes space age urbanism quite like the revolving restaurant. Imagine sitting at the top of a modern skyscraper, the... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks – Convivial Urban Spaces: Creating Affective Public Places

    Author: Henry Shaftoe (EarthScan, 2008) Henry Shaftoe’s Convivial Urban Spaces: Creating Affective Public Places is a thorough... Read More

Visual Thoughts #54

Last VT image: Trout Lake Community Centre, Vancouver. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver. He is... Read More

Finding our way by bike

This post by Natalie Corbo is part of Spacing‘s partnership with the Toronto Cycling Think and Do Tank at the University of Toronto... Read More

How Toronto learned to love the patio

For all the time Torontonians will spend sipping lager and pinot on patios this summer, it would be easy to conclude that the people... Read More

Lessons From Copenhagen: Key Ingredients For A Successful Public Space

Copenhagen is often praised for its commitment to cycling and infrastructure. With 41% of all trips citywide done by cycling it is the... Read More

In Focus: Downtown Vancouver Public Plazas

As a part of research I have been conducting around public spaces within Downtown Vancouver, I was curious to look into Vancouver’s... Read More