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2014 as your urban geographer

As we approach the end of 2014, I wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on a very exciting and productive year as your Urban Geographer. 750 more words

Toronto

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Toronto is a city of ravines and river valleys — and it needs a vast system of bridges to stretch over them. While these bridges are built to maintain the integrity of our famous grid, they inadvertently create amphitheatre like architectural spaces that beg to be explored, along with other overlooked parts of the city. 603 more words

Toronto

geomancy as an approach to urban design

Last Friday, I debuted Geomancy, Fortune Telling with Maps at the most recent iteration of the seasonal/monthly multi disciplinary art party Long Winter. 265 more words

Toronto

Storymobile is telling Canada’s Main Street stories from Mimico to the Maritime

This post originally appeared on Spacing

If you’ve travelled through Mimico – a waterfront neighbourhood in Toronto’s west end – during the last few months, you may have noticed a tiny retro trailer parked in front of the local library. 519 more words

Toronto

Geomancy

We are all implicated in the city. We cannot opt out of geography.

Geomancy, fortune telling with maps, looks at the routes we most commonly traverse through the city, suggesting ways topography, ecology, history, cardinal orientation, infrastructure and the grid affects our being. 43 more words

Toronto

Bikes make the city accessible for youth

Check out this map I made for Charlie’s Freewheels to publicize the impact their programming has on empowering youth in Toronto on the occasion of their… 44 more words

Toronto

Kimber.

Or as the rest of world knows her, Kimberly.

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