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Subdivisions: Should Neighbourhood Character Rule?
Zoning
Friday January 20 2017

Subdivisions: Should Neighbourhood Character Rule?

People tend to love timeless architecture, be it a street lined with Victorian era homes or an inner city road dotted with clever contemporary architecture, some...

Six Sustainable Cities Wishes for 2016
Green
Tuesday December 22 2015

Six Sustainable Cities Wishes for 2016

I view the past 10 years as the heady, roller coaster years when it comes to sustainable development.

Is Planning Failing the Housing Needs of Seniors?
Residential
Tuesday December 1 2015

Is Planning Failing the Housing Needs of Seniors?

Our ageing society is going to put significant pressure on our ability to meet the demands of the senior cohort as the years roll on.

The Mixed Tape: Combining All Your Favorites
Urban Planning
Monday August 24 2015

The Mixed Tape: Combining All Your Favorites

Those old mixed tapes were great back in the day. Imagine building cities the same way.

Golf Courses are the Ultimate Resilience Banks
Urban Planning
Monday August 17 2015

Golf Courses are the Ultimate Resilience Banks

Content warning: serious golfers may find the following article offensive.

The Death of the Neighbourhood Tree
Green
Tuesday July 21 2015

The Death of the Neighbourhood Tree

When I grow up I want to live on a beautiful, lush, tree-lined street. Lots of us do.

Here Comes the Chief Resilience Officer
Urban Planning
Thursday April 9 2015

Here Comes the Chief Resilience Officer

Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, is clear that “resilience is an urgent social and economic issue.”