LORINC: The Revenge of the Market Urbanists

Here’s a tale of two cities… In the City of Toronto (pop. 2.8 million), there are about 1.1 million private dwellings, and... Read More

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

Vancouver Plan – An Opportunity for Climate Input

The City of Vancouver is in the midst of the next phase of engagement for the Vancouver Plan, a planning process that will ultimately... Read More

Achtung! Go for a German Walk T.O.

Over the summer and fall I was happy to work with a team put together by the German Consulate in Toronto on a series of audio walks... Read More

History on the Rocks

Standing outside her west end Toronto house on a sunny September morning, a cup of coffee in hand, psychotherapist and rehabilitative... 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

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