Sidewalk Talk

Sidewalk Talk

City of the Future Podcast

Episode 10: Responsive Architecture

Buildings could soon adapt to their environments — and even us, too.

Vanessa Quirk and Eric Jaffe
11 Nov
City of the Future Podcast

Episode 7: Stoa

Our latest podcast episode explores innovations that could transform retail — and bring vibrancy to our city streets.

Vanessa Quirk and Eric Jaffe
9 Sep
City of the Future Podcast

Episode 6: Affordability by Design

Our podcast “City of the Future” returns with an episode about the future of housing.

Vanessa Quirk and Eric Jaffe
9 Sep
public realm

How can we bring transparency to urban tech? These icons are a first step.

Our “Digital Transparency in the Public Realm” project brought people around the world together to co-create a visual language to demystify the tech in cities.

Jacqueline Lu, Chelsey Colbert and Patrick Keenan
4 Apr
urban design

From building raincoats to condo manifestos, Partisans is on a mission

The Toronto-based design studio will misbehave — and leave its hometown a better place in the process.

Vanessa Quirk
10 Oct
public space

Something to talk about: Why playful public spaces inspire serious connection

A Sidewalk Talk Q&A with designers Mouna Andraos, Rebecca Taylor, and Pierre Thirion of Daily tous les jours.

Vanessa Quirk
9 Sep
Blog Post

The benefits of turning housing construction into housing production

Much residential housing is still built the same way it was 50 years ago, despite emerging technologies that can help reduce costs and increase affordability.

Eric Baczuk
12 Dec