Urban Planet: Soda bottle lights

In low income communities across the globe, natural light is often unavailable in windowless homes crowded together under corrugated... Read More

Urban Planet: Walkability boosts city’s economy

After being hit hard by the national housing crisis, the city of Lancaster in California, was looking for ways to grow. With the newly... Read More

Urban Planet: Living green in Tokyo

Japan might not be first country that comes to mind when we think about ground breaking environmental living, but that’s... Read More

Friday’s headlines

CITY HALL Toronto residents asked for their opinions on a casino [Toronto Sun] City of Toronto opens casino consultation website... Read More

Urban Planet: 100% recycled bike

Desiging the world’s first 100% recycled bicycle wasn’t easy, but company The ReCycle was able to overcome major... Read More

Urban Planet: The agricultural cliff

While the fiscal cliff is dominating news in the States, there is a growing concern about the agricultural cliff. Farmers are growing... Read More

Urban Planet: Nests made of cigarette butts

. Birds are using cigarette butts in their nests, but this might not be a bad thing. Some say that the nicotine acts as a toxin to... Read More

Urban Planet: Cloud architecture hits Seoul Korea

Known as The Cloud, these two hi-rise residential buildings are joined in the middle by a ten stories of apartments and spanning... Read More

Q&A with Dan Bergeron: Evergreen Brick Works’ Underground Kilns

At the Evergreen Brick Works more than 40-million bricks a year were produced, bricks that helped define much of Toronto’s... Read More

Urban Planet: Getting to work on a trampoline?

You might forget your battle for bike lanes after you see what Finnish  architects are doing. Known as the Fast Track, the 51-metre... Read More