Book review: DIY City

Author: Hank Dittmar (Island Press, 2020) DIY, or “do-it-yourself,” as it relates to urban planning, most easily evokes... Read More

Megalandscape: A counter-proposal for Ontario Place

The Ontario government’s proposal to cannibalize Ontario Place by building a monstrous, for-profit spa on public land will destroy a... Read More

S101S – Understanding Residential Density: Why is it so Confusing?

What is residential density and why is it so confusing? Residential density is critical to urban planning. It refers to the number of... Read More

Reimagining under the Gardiner

Toronto’s journey towards urban renewal could witness a new stage unfold with plans to transform overlooked areas beneath the Gardiner... Read More

On Interior Urbanism: An Interview with Jeremy Senko

Interiors and urbanism are often considered opposites of one another. But are they so different? Spacing Vancouver’s Erick... Read More

LORINC: The taxing discussion about a parking tax

Can anyone who pays attention to City Hall say they didn’t see this one coming? The latest news from the budget... Read More

S101 Series: Introduction and Call

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: cities are complex. But that doesn’t mean they need to be complicated... Read More

Digging Into Where The Sun Needs Shine – BROADWAY PLAN – Part 2

Expand upon our embedded assets This lyric essay digs inside the psyche of planning processes. It uses the oblique projection of... Read More

Book Review: Ron Thom Architect – The Life of a Creative Modernist

Author: Adele Weder (Greystone Publishing, 2022) Drawing on extensive archival research and over one hundred interviews, this... Read More

Rexdale deserves a spa: An invitation to Therme

Therme Canada’s proposal for a spa is better suited for Woodbine Entertainment’s renewal plan, and would allow the City of... Read More