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

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

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

Logan Ave.: An unofficial slow street

“Slow zones” — neighbourhoods where the maximum speed limit is 30 km/hr (or 20 mph in the US/UK) — are... Read More

13 ways to create baby-friendly cities

Since having a baby, I have been experiencing my city through a new lens. Before parenthood, I could move through the city relatively... Read More

Image of the Moment: The Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge

Image: The newly completed Standherd-Armstrong Bridge Location: Connecting Strandherd Drive (in Barrhaven) and Earl Armstrong Road (in... Read More

Daylighting the Urban Wetland

Editor’s note: This is the eleventh post in a series by students at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and... Read More

Bangor, Maine — Beyond the outlet stores & how a small-sized city is nudging back at bad planning

Travelling up the I-95… It was a sweltering Saturday, late morning.  I was sitting in a deli in downtown Bangor, and while downtown... Read More

NXT City Prize: walking through public spaces with Jane Farrow

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

Urban Aperture: Public Space

Editor’s note: This is the eighth post in a series by students at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design... Read More