Team led by David Gordon at Queen’s University shows there is a more suburban element to the ‘urban’ picture of Canada’s population than previously thought.
Atlas lead Markus Moos and affiliate Pablo Mendez will be presenting at the first Global Suburbanisms conference at York University, September 26-29 2013.
The Urban Observatory platform launches at ESRI’s International User Conference to compare and contrast crowd-sourced urban data.
MIT’s Density Atlas platform uses 3 measurements of density to compare projects and neighbourhoods across the world.
A new book edited by Roger Keil of the Global Suburbanisms project, entitled “Suburban Constellations: Governance, Land and Infrastructure in the 21st Century” features a chapter by Markus Moos and Pablo Mendez.
Sanathan Kassiedass presents “Changes in Socio-Economic Status of North Etobicoke, an Inner Suburb of Toronto”, the second in a series of working papers from the PLAN 675 Canadian Suburbanisms reading course.
Atlas lead Markus Moos comments on the arguments against suburban sprawl in light of regional planning decisions.
Tristan Wilkin presents “Housing Affordability and the Canadian Suburb”, the first in a series of working papers from the PLAN 675 Canadian Suburbanisms reading course.
Pablo Mendez (University of British Columbia) offers an analytical writeup to accompany the most recent contribution to the Atlas data: a series of 69 maps covering 23 cities visualizing 3 sets of socioeconomic data themes. The result: a compelling set of data-rich maps showing interesting and surprising patterns of suburbanism across Canada.
Canadian student and social mobilizer Gracen Johnson examines sprawl through the lens of social activism.