Three ways the King Street Pilot creates more livable communities

As the Toronto Transit Commission’s King Street Pilot hits the one-year mark, its fate is uncertain. Data shows an 11% increase in... Read More

We need to talk about cars

When we plan for our transportation future, whether we’re talking at the municipal, regional or provincial level, there’s an elephant... Read More

Where do people go to find quiet in a city?

Sitting on my second floor balcony – a laneway and a row of houses separating me from Dufferin Street – I often find myself yearning... Read More

EVENT: No Place To Go — A public talk about public washrooms with Lezlie Lowe

WHAT: No Place To Go: A public talk about public washrooms WHERE: at the Spacing Store: 401 Richmond St W. WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 4... Read More

Public Art Manifesto: Rethinking public art’s possibilities

Works of public art are markers of what a society deems to be important, and the choices we make about what works to erect attest to... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 027, Healthy Buildings, Healthy Planet

We’re gearing up for the October 11th Green Building Festival! We talk to celebrated architect Vivian Manasc about what makes a... Read More

Sparks of Life at Carlton and Jarvis: Examining Equilibrium

With its high-rises and construction sites, Toronto can often feel overbearingly grey. That greyness is now being met with a blast of... Read More

REID: The Unilever lands and public space

The Unilever Precinct (also sometimes called “East Harbour”) is a remarkable opportunity to create an entirely new business district... Read More

REID: Some interesting public furniture in Russia

I recently returned from a trip to several cities in Russia, and wanted to share some interesting public space furniture ideas I... Read More