Deconstructing Visuals 2.0

It’s been 10 months since I wrote Deconstructing Visuals. Within that piece, I argued that the architectural profession’s dominion... Read More

The transformation of Mabelle Park

This article was first published in August in the Park People 10 Years Together in City Parks series, and is republished here with... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 061, Community sports and urban farming

In this episode, we follow up on the municipal elections in Edmonton and Calgary, with a bit of a rant about rooming houses. Then, we... Read More

Vancouver, Where Did Your Shophouses Go?

Once upon a time in Vancouver, it was common to stroll to a nearby street corner to pick up some groceries, candy, or even some... Read More

The long history of cycling in Windsor, Canada’s Motor City

The Windsor Law Centre for Cities at the University of Windsor recently published a detailed history of cycling in Canada’s... Read More

EXCERPT: Outdoor School – Under the Freeway, a Forest: Some Notes on Trespassing

Outdoor School includes the contemporary environmental art of more than 20 Canadian and Indigenous artists.  Below is an excerpt from... Read More

Toronto needs a new (old) logo

By Daniel Rotsztain and Mark Sherman With the recent Supreme Court ruling upholding Ford’s slashing of council from 47 to 25 wards... Read More

Graphic Novella: You Forgot About Me! – Part 3

By Scot Hein with illustrations by J.G. This is the final part of a three-part graphic novella, bookending the Zoning Must Evolve... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Part 5

Demonstrated Resiliency – False Creek South False Creek South (FSC) was borne from Vancouver’s humanist legacy that... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Part 4

Zoning for Resiliency Zoning regulation in Vancouver is like playing Monopoly. We can purchase the little green pieces (which... Read More