How Toronto built the CN Tower

The CN Tower is one of the most important buildings ever constructed in Canada. Like it or loathe it, the absurd, 553-metre concrete... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Measuring ‘Success’ Through Policy?

By Yvonne Monestier Much has been written about public art policies as a useful tool for developing and promoting artistic excellence... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 001 with Janette Sadik-Khan

Welcome to the return of Spacing Radio, a monthly podcast that uncovers Toronto and Canadian urbanism. In episode 001, we sit down... Read More

How co-housing designs community into developments

For a lot of city dwellers, knowing their neighbors names is a rarity, let alone knocking on their door to ask to borrow an egg or a... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Garden of Future Follies – An Interview with Hadley+Maxwell

Interview by: Melanie Fasche Hadley+Maxwell are a Canadian artist duo formed in Vancouver in 1997 and now based in Berlin. Their body... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Art in Transit

By Laura Berazadi In Canada, the first integrated public art program was established in 1961 when the Province of Quebec introduced... Read More

Brampton’s Etobicoke Creek: floods, concrete, and new public spaces

The City of Brampton — Canada’s ninth largest municipality — was founded as a small community in the mid-19th century, as the... Read More

Creating places for people as we grow

As municipalities in the Greater Golden Horseshoe shift from building sprawling single-family housing neighbourhoods to denser... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Going Public

By: Brandon Vickerd A while ago I was presenting a lecture in a first year course at York University that is intended to introduce the... Read More

5 Things to know about Heritage Toronto Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Heritage Toronto Awards. Michael Kushnir, development and marketing coordinator for Heritage... Read More