Books & Videos
From Dirt to Door
The fifth booklet in a series that takes a look at the big picture of infrastructure investment.
A Garden Variety Community
Legacy is growing green.
Biophilia in YYC
And the Best Architect Award Goes to: Mother Nature.
What’s Happening in Your Hood?
The Planning and Development Map Knows What’s Up.
A Step in the Right Direction
New Calgary Communities Get Walking Again.
Millennial Home Buying? The Struggle is Real.
Young Canadians won’t miss out — just get creative.
The Steps to Redevelopment
The building process in a developed neighbourhood.
What Is Gentle Density and Why Do We Need It?
Our cities are growing from the inside out — and it’s a good thing.
Energy Efficient Homes in YYC - The Time is Now
Why is 2017 the year of building green?
The Market Wants What the Market Wants
The Demand for Single Family Homes Is Still on the Rise in Calgary.
Urban Analysis in the Digital Age
We Built This City on… The Urban Network Analysis Tool.
A City Charter for Calgary
Developing customized legislation to meet local needs.
The Path of a Development Application
Policy and planning checkpoints that steer the process.
Our Books & Videos
The 7 Goals of Calgary's MDP
Calgary has a growth management playbook. Here’s how it’ll help.
5 Types of Redevelopment in Calgary
Communities must be constantly reimagined and redesigned to stay vibrant.
Cities Never Sleep
To be a city is to be constantly designed – and redesigned.
Better Business Through Diversity
Innovation and small business are cornerstones to Calgary's growth.
The “S” Word
Calgary is often called an example of urban sprawl. But is it that simple?
Looking down the road at traffic solutions
Can greater density solve Calgary’s traffic crunch?
The Fading Distinction Between City and Suburb
A recent study suggests the demarcation between suburban and urban is no longer obvious.
Population Density in Your Community
What are the most and least dense communities in Calgary? This interactive map helps you find out.
Age 65+: Rising Fast
Calgary is facing a huge boom in boomers – how are we preparing the housing market to keep them comfortable for as long as possible?
The Micro Units Movement
Do tiny homes have a future in Canada?
8 Urban Design Buzzwords to Know
From densification to woonerf – a guide to urban planning jargon.
Taller Small Buildings
Taller wooden buildings could be a game-changer for Calgary’s housing crunch.
Centres of Innovation
Our population explosion creates a hotbed of productivity.
A little density, a lot of sustainability.
Calgary's young population demands diverse housing
Calgary’s Millennials want density and walkability.
Rooms for Rent
See what’s happening in the rental market.
A new Calgary Lot Supply Report means better and faster decisions, and, therefore, money saved.
Location, location, price.
Some quick math says 80% can’t afford to live near downtown.
Report: Developed Areas Growth and Change
Research from The City of Calgary's Geodemographics department.
Citizens have their say
Calgarians help find funding solutions for expensive infrastructure.
City Policy for Better Health
The look and feel of Calgary’s streets is changing.
Six passionate Calgarians speak out about Calgary’s housing issues.
Report: Alberta Population Projection
Alberta Treasury Board and Finance looks forward to 2041.