The SFU Urban Studies program will be hosting a fantastic series on gentrification in the coming months. Here are the details: Gentrification is typically associated with change in inner city […]
How are cities across North America making the most efficient use of their limited transportation resources, and achieving larger job creation, resilience, public health, equity and human happiness goals? Jeff […]
Among urbanist circles it’s more iconic than the Statue of Liberty (and sexier). In 2009, a derelict elevated rail line in the lower westside of Manhattan was re-born as an […]
Vancouver is often called the City of Glass. While it is a title bestowed upon it mostly based on the city’s prominent slender glass condominium towers, it also alludes to the way in which municipal and provincial regulations enforce the idea that it is also a fragile city.
April 1s from Philly from CBC News: Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said the designated lane for distracted walkers takes aim at the dangers of distracted walking, according to the Associated Press. […]
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Check out the 100 Mile House Ideas Competition: Participants are challenged to design a house to accommodate 4 people with a maximum area of 1200 square feet (111M2) using only materials […]
…Meanwhile, the National Post has gleaned a very different story from the census: This continued growth comes despite what Mr. Cox calls “anti-suburban policies” that outlaw development on large swaths […]
The 2011 Census data is out and there’s a lot to sift through. The Globe and Mail has already put together some great interactive features: Rise of the West and Compare your […]
Langley City, Google Maps Hey all, There’s a great event coming up in the ‘burbs about, well, the future of the ‘burbs. In my opinion, conversations like these don’t happen […]