Image of the Moment: The Meanest Bus Shelter in Town?

Image: A newly installed city bus stop Location: Rideau Street Date of photo: August 19, 2014 Photographer: Dwight Williams After... Read More

Walking Portland

When one types “Portland CBD” in a search engine, one would expect articles and publications on the metropolitan’s newly thriving... Read More

BOOK REVIEW: Unruly Places

I have to be favourably inclined towards a book whose Canadian edition preface opens with a shout-out to Toronto urban explorer... Read More

NXT City Prize: Resilient spaces with Joe Berridge

The NXT CITY PRIZE is all about vision to reimagine Toronto’s public spaces and inject a sense of energy, dynamism and reflexivity... Read More

Vote for Your Great Places in Canada

What is your favourite place in Canada? The Canadian Institute of Planners is once again hosting their Great Places in... Read More

Five Key Questions for the Study of Public Life

Although studies on the interaction between public life and public space are relatively few, several great examples do exist. From... Read More

The Don Mills Curling Rink is a lost modernist gem

In aerial photos from the 1960s and 70s, the Don Mills Curling Rink looks like an bright white spaceship at the corner of Don Mills... Read More

The urban park at Lansdowne Park: An interview with the project’s design leads

In the moments leading up to the official opening of the new urban park at Lansdowne Park, on the afternoon of August 15, 2014... Read More

Commercial Drive Parklet – Open for your enjoyment!

There is a new public space installation in front of Prado Café on the corner of Commercial Drive and 4th Avenue available for your... Read More

De-constructing the walking tour: OTTAWA (DE)TOURS

Think about everything you think you know about walking tours. Now erase all that. That is the aim of OTTAWA (DE)TOURS, a local... Read More