Video Vancouver: Happy Streets Living Labs

What is Happy Streets Living Lab? Join Happy Streets participant Amanda Leahy as she describes the experiment and how the different... Read More

Book Review – Los Angeles Boulevard: Eight X-Rays of the Body Public

Author: Doug Suisman (ORO Editions, 2014) As an urban design instructor, practitioner and bibliophile, it is a rare pleasure to... Read More

Book Review: Velotopia

Author: Steven Fleming (nai010 publishers, 2017) “No one would say Le Corbusier’s Plan Voisin did good for the world, but we can learn... Read More

Book Review: Atlas of Cities

Editor: Paul Knox (Princeton University Press, 2014) With cities at the centre of all major global phenomena—from climate change to... Read More

Making places for Toronto’s Queer history

By Ed Jackson In June, 2016, U.S. President Barack Obama proclaimed the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar on Christopher Street in New York... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks: The New Downtown Library

Author: Shannon Mattern (University of Minnesota Press, 2007) “The legitimacy of the library is in question”   — Rem Koolhaas during... Read More

Book Review – Bike Boom: The Unexpected Resurgence of Cycling

Author: Carlton Reid (Island Press, 2017) “Not only is bicycle travel human scaled, healthful, and non-polluting, but it turns out to... Read More

Book Review – Landscape as Urbanism: A General Theory

Author: Charles Waldheim (Princeton University Press, 2016) It goes without saying that despite its contemporary meaning, practice of... Read More

The oddities of the Dundas Street Extension

In December 1954, the railway tracks near Logan Avenue presented the final obstacle in one of Toronto’s first major post-war... Read More

WWW: Unexpected urban gems

The Strip: the unexpected, all-American city? Examining how Las Vegas can be defined as a model for modern urban development... Read More