LORINC: Speaking truth to power about Therme’s mega-spa

Tomorrow will be an all-day spa event in Toronto. The day will end with an online “consultation” session at 6pm... Read More

Mackenzie Place: The tallest residential building in Canada’s North

EDITOR’S NOTE: In Spacing #29/2013, photographer Jesse Colin Jackson and anthropologist Lindsay Bell wrote about MacKenzie... Read More

S101S – Understanding Density: Net vs. Gross Density

What is the difference between “net” and “gross” density, and how do these relate to urban planning? In... Read More

LORINC: Where will the mayoral candidates stand on Ontario Place?

Here’s a question for the women and men positioning themselves for a run at the mayor’s chair: Do you think Therme’s... Read More

Book Review: American Urbanist

Author: Richard K. Rein (Island Press, 2022) “In our attention to making organization work we have come close to deifying it. We... Read More

Book review: DIY City

Author: Hank Dittmar (Island Press, 2020) DIY, or “do-it-yourself,” as it relates to urban planning, most easily evokes... Read More

Megalandscape: A counter-proposal for Ontario Place

The Ontario government’s proposal to cannibalize Ontario Place by building a monstrous, for-profit spa on public land will destroy a... Read More

S101S – Understanding Residential Density: Why is it so Confusing?

What is residential density and why is it so confusing? Residential density is critical to urban planning. It refers to the number of... Read More

Reimagining under the Gardiner

Toronto’s journey towards urban renewal could witness a new stage unfold with plans to transform overlooked areas beneath the Gardiner... Read More

On Interior Urbanism: An Interview with Jeremy Senko

Interiors and urbanism are often considered opposites of one another. But are they so different? Spacing Vancouver’s Erick... Read More