ELECTION: Toronto is a highrise, rental city – unlike City Council

Last week, Statistics Canada released the latest set of data from the 2021 Census, which included information on housing type and... Read More

The Tower Default – Pt 2

In 1972, Leslie Martin and Lionel March published Urban Space and Structure—an influential book featuring a series of essays written... Read More

Broadway Plan Reflections

This piece started with a simple aspiration: to collect a diversity of meaningful 100-200 word reflections on Broadway Plan processes... Read More

Breaking Down the Big New Batch of Housing Data

How widespread are evictions? How bad are waitlists? And who’s struggling with housing the most? Statistics Canada’s latest survey... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 067, Toronto Election: the case against a strong mayor system

Another election, another surprise announcement from Premier Doug Ford that throws it all into disarray. Ford’s proposal for... Read More

The Overhead: Breaking the addiction to high home values

Spacing and the Balanced Supply of Housing research node proudly present The Overhead: Understanding Canada’s Affordable Housing... Read More

VIDEO: Why does the Vancouver Plan matter to you?

On July 22, 2022, Vancouver City Council approved the Vancouver Plan, a citywide land use strategy to create a more livable... Read More

Architecture and Capital in the 21st Century: An Interview with Matthew Soules

Architecture, cities, and economics have always had an intimate relationship. The last century has seen the largest explosion of... Read More

Transit transformation, part 1: confronting Scarborough’s housing challenges

With Edison Gao and Anika Munir In this “Transit Transformation” series, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) City... Read More

Urban planning is not a science

Urban planning is not a science. For as long as planning has been a profession, however, we’ve tried to make it one. I’ve been a... Read More