LORINC: The failing of governance of Toronto

The debacle that was last week’s so-called debate over multi-tenant housing, which ended in a stalemate, was quite plainly evidence of... Read More

The Un-Avenues: Integrating new intensity for housing, open spaces, and streets

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model... Read More

What Did Vancouver Just Do to the Future of Co-op Living?

It’s surprising how relatively minor issues, such as a citywide street parking fee of $45 a year attracts so much press attention... Read More

Anishnawbe Health finds a new home

On Indigenous People’s Day, June 21, Anishnawbe Health Toronto held its ground-breaking ceremony for the Indigenous Hub that will... Read More

Urban Reflections Series: Prologue

June 8th 2015: Adam wakes up to a sunny Monday morning; a blessing any Vancouverite appreciates. He does his daily routine of brushing... Read More

EVENT: Order without Design Urban Lunch Series – Jens von Bergmann and Nathanael Lauster, July 8, 12pm-1pm

Order Without Design Urban Lunch Series – Jens von Bergman & Nathanael Lauster DATE: July 8th, 12pm-1pm PLATFORM: Zoom... Read More

VIDEO: Jon Stovell on the future of Vancouver real estate

The West Haven Group and urbanYVR recently joined forces in a wide-ranging interview with Reliance Properties President and CEO, Jon... Read More

Shining a light on Toronto’s streetlamps

Street lighting is an important, yet overlooked, part of any city’s standard infrastructure. For over seventy years... Read More

LORINC: Why Toronto’s urban design needs a lesson on climate and equity

Many Torontonians, including critics, have long bemoaned the absence, at least in recent decades, of a unique architectural character... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 056, Rail Deck Park and best laid (official) plans

This episode is all about plans: big and small, successful and dashed. First, Toronto Star city hall reporter Jennifer Pagliaro takes... Read More