Rethinking King Edward Avenue: A Call for Safer Streets

Last fall, DCA President Toon Dreessen took part in a Strong Towns Crash Analysis Lab to look at the tragic circumstances of a pedestrian fatality…

June 14, 2024

Canadian Architecture is in crisis

Canadian Architecture is in crisis. In January, David Green wrote in Architects Journal about the challenges faced by UK architecture practices. He frames the challenge…

June 10, 2024

Shimanami Kaido and Onomichi: Sheldon’s explorations of Japanese suburbs

Shimanami Kaido     The Setouchi Inland Sea is an interesting place to escape the busy Japanese cities and enjoy islands, art, citrus, and cycling….

May 17, 2024

Sheldon’s Trip to Nagoya, Japan

Nagoya is the fourth largest city in Japan and is located in Aichi Prefecture right in the middle of the country. It’s often overlooked by…

May 6, 2024

Housing Potential Meets Political Will

In the heart of Centertown sits a parcel of land going to waste. Close to amenities like walkable shopping on Elgin, parks and the Rideau…

April 23, 2024

Lansdowne 2.0 up for thorny vote that could define project: Vote on procurement model one of the last checkpoints $419M project will face at council

The Lansdowne 2.0 project is set to reach a key milestone on Tuesday, as city councillors vote on what the contract to build the new…

April 15, 2024