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Spotlight on Sidewalk Toronto
Planning a precedent-setting smart community.
Who Will Make Our Cities Smart?
A strategic roadmap to planning smart city projects.
What are growth management boards and how do they benefit citizens?
In this video, learn about what Growth Management Boards are and why they were mandated for Alberta's two largest cities.
Mixed Feelings on Mixed-Use
Mixed-use developments are usually considered good urban planning, but is there a downside?
A CMHC report says housing affordability is a supply issue.
Plants Versus Pipes
What can Calgary learn from Philadelphia’s visionary green stormwater infrastructure project?
Is Calgary a Child-Friendly City?
Playgrounds are great, but they’re just the beginning.
A New Generation of City Builders
Engagement programs invite young Calgarians to contribute.
The Future of Parkades
Parking garages are made for cars, but they should be built with other uses in mind.
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8 Urban Design Buzzwords to Know
From densification to woonerf – a guide to urban planning jargon.
Millennial Home Buying? The Struggle is Real.
Young Canadians won’t miss out — just get creative.
Secondary Suites in YYC
Our new video reviews 7 widely held beliefs about secondary suites, and presents the research.
Creating thriving mixed-use communities.
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