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

Video Vancouver: Urban Planning in the 2010s

A first draft of the urban planning history of the 2010s. Via Planetizen. Read More

The secret small-town urbanism of TV Christmas movies

At first glance, the made-for-TV Christmas movies that have come to dominate the holiday season on certain channels – and recently... Read More

Toronto’s missing middle should be built along collector roads

Much of the conversation about missing middle development in Toronto has been focused on how to smuggle additional housing units into... Read More

The Beautiful Mess of Toronto Laneways, my newest book for Spacing

There is no public space that holds my heart quite like a laneway. When I moved downtown in the mid-1990s I began to wander the city’s... Read More