Toronto’s Summerville pool is a slice of the Mediterranean

It’s easy to overlook the Donald D. Summerville Olympic Pools. Despite its sturdy presence on Lake Shore Boulevard East, the... Read More

LORINC: The Rail Deck Park considered

About two years ago, deputy city manager John Livey, Toronto’s top planner, realized the strategy of creating pocket parks and little... Read More

Saint John: Photos of an underappreciated city

SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK — Saint John, more than anything else, is an industrial port city. It is a city that faces challenges, but... Read More

40 in the shade: Toronto’s worst heatwave

For an excruciating week in July, 1936, Toronto, the province, and much of Canada burned. An unprecedented and deadly continent-wide... Read More

Book Review – Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

Authors: Jill Desimini and Charles Waldheim (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) Reflecting on the history of humankind, one... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Garden of Future Follies – An Interview with Hadley+Maxwell

Interview by: Melanie Fasche Hadley+Maxwell are a Canadian artist duo formed in Vancouver in 1997 and now based in Berlin. Their body... Read More

How False Creek Turned Pink

[Editor’s Note: As we, at Spacing Vancouver, have discussed in the past, having intelligent urban lighting can transform a city... Read More

Back to the Water? (Re)engaging with Coal Harbour

By Annika Airas and Trevor Wideman Vancouver’s waterfront has undergone rapid transformations over the past decades, following a... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: On the Waterfront, building public art collections in Toronto’s newest neighbourhoods

By: Rebecca Carbin Previous articles in The Artful City series provide a thorough overview of Toronto’s approach to commissioning... Read More

Re-Engaging Vancouver’s Waterfront

Vancouver is a beautiful city. Surrounded by the ocean, green mountains and parks, Vancouverites seem to thoroughly enjoy all its... Read More