EVENT: SFU City Conversations | Can Vancouver Play in the Big Leagues of Renewable Cities?

City Conversations: Can Vancouver Play in the Big Leagues of Renewable Cities? WHEN: Thursday, April 2, 12:30 – 1:30 pm WHERE: Room... Read More

Stadia mania: Toronto’s six-decade quest for a civic stadium

The Stadocentre, Metrodome, Astrodome, and Tower Dome: Toronto historically has had no lack of imagination when it comes to dreaming... Read More

Image of the Moment: Suburban Sidewalks

Image: The toll of spring run off on suburban sidewalks, rending them unusable… Location: Orleans Boulevard (south of Innes... Read More

Cycling Lessons Learned From Amsterdam That No One Talks About

I recently had the honour of visiting Amsterdam. Renowned for its cycling, Amsterdam is a city where 48% of all trips made in the city... Read More

REID: Some thoughts on the 1 Bloor West proposal

Last week, the owner of the land at 1 Bloor West (the former location of Stollery’s, plus some adjacent property) unveiled a... Read More

Stairs to nowhere, trap streets, and other Toronto oddities

There’s a set of stairs on Greenwood Avenue that lead nowhere. At the top, a wooden fence at the end of someone’s back... Read More

Neighbourhood Walk: Walkin’ Down Main

Today we bring you the fourth in a series of neighbourhood photo essays by Spacing Ottawa contributor Christopher Ryan, as we take a... Read More

Book Review: Tactical Urbanism

Author: Mike Lydon and Anthony Garcia (Island Press, 2015)  tac·ti·cal adjective \ˈtak-ti-kəl\: “of or relating to small-scale... Read More

UrbSanity: Monumental controversy – Challenging context for memorial

Markers of history and memorials to the tragedies of the past are part of how we imagine ourselves, both individually and... Read More

Re-imagining Downtown: Public Event and Voting

Students from the University of Alberta’s planning program, in collaboration with the City of Edmonton’s Urban Design Unit, have... Read More