LORINC: Which green standard will reduce Toronto’s carbon?

Few would argue that the City of Toronto’s goal of reducing building-related carbon emissions to zero by around 2030 is a worthy... Read More

Event: CoV Jericho LandsVirtual Design Workshops, April 10-19

In mid-April, the Vancouver of City Planning Department will be co-hosting a series of themed Virtual Design Workshops for the Jericho... Read More

Video Vancouver: Tł’akwasik̕a̱n Khelsilem – Provocations on the Future of Downtowns

Tł’akwasik̕a̱n Khelsilem, Council Member of Squamish Nation What might downtowns look like in the future? What are the possibilities... Read More

The Future Fix: Smart energy transition

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

VCPC Applications for 2021-2022 Now Open

The City of Vancouver is seeking volunteers from the general public to apply for positions on the Vancouver City Planning Commission... Read More

Book Review: The Permaculture City

Author: Toby Hemenway (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2015) In the 1970s Australian biologist Bill Mollison and ecological designer David... Read More

Writing Vancouver: ‘Starting Over’ – Part Three

‘Starting Over’ Part Three: Zoning Out Manipulation is needed to move the gears, but not everything runs on the same... Read More

Writing Vancouver: ‘Starting Over’ – Part Two

‘Starting Over’ Part Two: Self Knowledge There was a commonwealth in understanding the city as a shared resource. It was... Read More

LORINC: The vital need to renew Tower Renewal

Almost exactly a year ago, a team of American affordable housing experts from the Urban Land Institute came to Toronto to offer up... Read More

Deconstructing Visuals

The power of imagery is well known. Architecture and design disciplines related to the built environment have a unique relationship to... Read More