YONGE LOVE: Passionate Urban Engagement

As with all things (and people) deemed iconic, Yonge Street’s popularity has experienced its slumps and fair share of competition from... Read More

Cartographically Speaking – Criminal Topography: Residential Break and Enter, 2007

Authors: Erick Villagomez & Eric Stockand  Cities are well known as engines of innovation, creativity and wealth. However, they... Read More

Robson Redux relaunches – VIVA Vancouver calls for designers

VIVA Vancouver will open its 800 Robson Street space to the creative community once again with Robson Redux, a design-build... Read More

Image of the Past: Ottawa Electric Railway

Image: ‘Electric street car, c 1900, Ottawa’ Location: Bank St & New Ed’boro Date of photo: 1900... Read More

City of Vancouver Urban Design Studio: R.I.P 2004 – 2014

It is with great sadness that Spacing Vancouver must report the unofficial “death” of the City of Vancouver’s highly... Read More

The slow and deadly evolution of Toronto’s crosswalks

Crossing the street in Toronto has been a potentially deadly challenge for almost a century. Until the 1950s, when the number of... Read More

EVENT: Ottawa Urban Forum – Alex MacLean

WHAT: Ottawa Urban Forum – Alex MacLean “Oil: The Sands to Suburbs Connection” WHEN: Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks – (re)Designing Nature: Current Concepts for Shaping Nature in Art and Landscape Architecture

Authors: Susanne Witzgall, Florian Matzner, and Iris Meder (Hatje Cantz, 2011) The relationship between nature and the the built world... Read More

EVENT: Leg-in-Boot Square Co-Design Process—Nov 16

CityStudio is hosting a public event on Sunday November 16, 2014, in collaboration with Re*Plan and Co-Design, where False Creek South... Read More

The truth comes out about how Grandview-Woodlands towers became part of the Plan

Gordon Price’s Pricetags is causing a stir again…..but not in the usual way. On the heels of the upcoming election, an... Read More