Video Vancouver: Tł’akwasik̕a̱n Khelsilem – Provocations on the Future of Downtowns

Tł’akwasik̕a̱n Khelsilem, Council Member of Squamish Nation What might downtowns look like in the future? What are the possibilities... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 054, Packaged Toronto

To celebrate Spacing‘s latest book, Packaged Toronto: a collection of the city’s historic design, we go deep into the... Read More

Video Vancouver: Vantage

A major city portrayed in miniature, this short film was shot in Vancouver over a single year from many stunning vantage points... Read More

Book Review: The Permaculture City

Author: Toby Hemenway (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2015) In the 1970s Australian biologist Bill Mollison and ecological designer David... Read More

Video Vancouver: Can The Power Grid Handle A Surge In Electric Cars?

Via Engineering Explained If combustion engines are banned, can the electric power grid really handle a surge of electric cars? Let’s... Read More

Book Review – The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design

Authors: Roman Mars and Kurt Kohlstedt (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020) It is not a stretch to say that most contemporary urbanists... Read More

The Laws of Settlements book available for free online!

Are there fundamental laws that govern all settlements—from the smallest village to the largest cities? This is the question that... Read More

New Beginnings – Pathways to Commercial Electric Flight

On a clear, brisk morning in December 2019, we got a glimpse of the future of aviation. A DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver seaplane... Read More