Last VT image: A fragment of the Manhattan skyline viewed from near Peter Detmold Park, New York. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver. He is also an educator, independent researcher and designer with personal and professional interests in the urban landscapes. His private practice – Metis Design|Build – is an innovative practice […]
The NXT CITY PRIZE is all about vision to reimagine Toronto’s public spaces and inject a sense of energy, dynamism and reflexivity. With a focus on ideas coming from the next generation of city builders, The NXT CITY PRIZE is an open invitation for all young people connected to Toronto to improve on the design of our city’s open […]
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Although studies on the interaction between public life and public space are relatively few, several great examples do exist. From Christopher Alexander’s A Pattern Language and Jane Jacobs’ The Death and Life of Great American Cities to William H Whyte’s The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces and Jan Gehl’s Life Between Buildings, there are a […]
In aerial photos from the 1960s and 70s, the Don Mills Curling Rink looks like an bright white spaceship at the corner of Don Mills and The Donway, a glorious modernist centrepiece to an unprecedented modernist community. Don Mills was North America’s largest planned satellite town of the post-war era. In the boom years of […]
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