April 13, 2018

Today we recommend to read „Beyond Food: Community Gardens as Places of Connection and Empowerment” by Annah Mackenzie on www.pps.org

urban gardens have become a symbol of community activism and empowerment, […] they are part of a contemporary grassroots movement suppo...

March 19, 2018

Bike Share Toronto is the city’s most efficient and most environmentally friendly way to get around the city. The initiatives promotes active transportation and it is powered by solar energy. There are 270 stations and 2750 bikes that are spread all over the city. Each...

December 4, 2017

"I lived in Halifax, NS for four years during my undergraduate degree. My favourite spot in the city was Black Rock beach in Point Pleasant Park. The urban park is a popular recreational spot for the residents of Halifax; it hosts forest walks and great views of the Ha...

October 23, 2017

"Over the past twenty years, San Francisco’s Mission District has radically changed. Especially since the first dotcom boom in the late nineties, the neighborhood has seen its rents increase tenfold. The average rent for a 1-bedroom in 2016 was $3,733. Additionally, ma...

September 26, 2017

With climate change hurricanes like Harvey are likely to increase in their frequency and extent. Interestingly, Sam Brody a Professor at Texas A&M University in a recently released article on CNN on the floods in Houston after Hurricane Harvey passed, claims that more...

July 17, 2017

How can the city use public spaces to bring up important ideas to the citizens? In Pittsburgh, USA, the Point State Park fountain is pink every October for Breast Cancer awareness. The park is located at the convergence of three rivers, and are represented in a trio of...

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