Justin Jackson

How to build a better Canadian neighborhood

Outdoor skating rink

Outdoor skating rink for every neighborhood

Note: this is an update on a blog post I originally wrote on Strongmaker.

Overall, the new neighbourhoods being built in Canada are poorly designed.  There are two factors at play:

  1. We have lots of land, and so space is often abused
  2. Most of our urban design comes from warmer climates

Here are ways to build a better Canadian neighbourhood: (more…)

Published on December 28, 2011