In 1966, Toronto’s St. Lawrence Hall was in terrible shape. The venerable old neoclassical building at the southwest corner of King and Jarvis streets was partially derelict—its stonework and chimneys collapsing, the roof leaking, and window frames rotting. Years of grime and dirt caked the glass and the clocktower sagged five centimetres off centre. The stores […]
On top of my publisher and creative director duties with Spacing magazine, I also look after the book section in the Spacing Store. I’ve tried to keep a wide collection of titles in stock that reflect the vast interests of our customers. While we mostly focus on Toronto-themed books, we also carry other urban-centric publications […]
“Slow Down, Kids at Play” lawn signs proliferated in Toronto in the last couple of years as part of a private campaign in the wake of the death of a child hit by a car in Leaside. This spring, the City of Toronto jumped on the bandwagon by releasing its own “Slow Down” lawn signs, […]
Alternatives to urban food waste How cities are implementing creative solutions to reduce and reuse the excessive quantity of food waste amassed by households and retailers. The rise of online grocery shopping Supermarkets are becoming a way of the past as the industry transitions towards a virtual experience for on-demand consumption. Reducing restaurant food waste […]
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This October, some of the foremost authorities in Canadian architecture criticism convened in Ottawa for PopCanCrit, to discuss the future of popular criticism in architecture. In this, Part One of a two-part series, we bring you the highlights of that conference. We examine the role of the architecture critic, with the voices of Trevor Boddy, […]
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