KidScore: Children telling planners what they value in public space

In the world of city planning and design, there are tools for measuring everything from the number of vehicles passing through an... Read More

Hey Presto! The strange history and modest potential of the soon-to-be closed TTC subway booths

The future arrived in Toronto in 1948, but it was hidden away from view, in a 19th century transit garage on Sherbourne St. Six years... Read More

OP-ED: Waterfront Toronto continues its Kafka-esque Quayside saga, but why?

Thorben Wieditz is an urban geographer who works at the intersection of labour, community and big tech. He helped establish regulatory... Read More

LORINC: Downsview offers city-building opportunity with a long runway

The key take-away in the Metrolinx business case report released last week, on the economics of the Scarborough subway, is as simple... Read More

Book Review: New Investigations in Collective Form – The Open Workshop

Edited by Neeraj Bhatia – Actar Publishers/CCA Architecture Books (2019)  More than fifty years have passed since the publication of... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 043, We are the public realm

In this episode, we talk about public space issues of the past, present, and future. Spacing Publisher Matthew Blackett tells us how... Read More

Book Review: Soft City

Author: David Sim (Island Press, 2019) Bringing the soft back to cities Cities are often caricatured as hard and harsh. Concrete... Read More

EVENT: 2019 Year-in-Review Panel, February 6, 2020

A panel discussion on the planning milestones that transformed Vancouver in 2019 Expropriation of derelict hotels. Plans for 6,000 new... Read More

The Future Fix Podcast: The secret life of sensors

Spacing and Evergreen proudly present The Future Fix: Solutions for Communities Across Canada, a special podcast series. THIS EPISODE... Read More

The delicate dance of governing Sidewalk Lab’s Quayside project

Three-and-a-half months after The Great Re-Set trimmed the sails of everyone’s favorite smart city villain, Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan... Read More