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, Sept 26-29 2013
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 (UBC) 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.
Conneticut public radio calls on Markus Moos and the Atlas of Suburbanisms as part of a radio segment on the changing nature of the suburbs
A research team from the City-Region Studies Centre at the University of Alberta recently made use of Atlas of Suburbanisms maps as part of a design charette for the Strip Appeal urban design competition
A team led by Professor David Gordon at Queen’s University estimates that up to two-thirds of Canadians may be living in suburban areas. They use Statistics Canada data to designate neighbourhoods as suburban or urban based on density and commuting patterns. Findings are presented in visually intriguing ways using a combination of census maps and Google Earth.
Prof. John Lewis, School of Planning, led a guest lecture offering his take on the unique task of writing and publishing for private sector and political audiences, drawing on his own experiences as a consultant
Glenn Miller hosts a guest lecture for the PLAN 675 Canadian Suburbanisms working papers reading course, drawing on 25 years of editorial insight offered up for discussion.
Roger Keil investigates the conceptualization of greenbelts as boundaries between the urban and suburban in an essay at the Global Suburbanisms project website
The Atlas of Suburbanisms officially launched to a full house at a lunch time session as part of the 2012 CAG Annual Meeting. Read more to see photos of the session and tweets about the launch.
Welcome to the Atlas of Suburbanisms! For an introductory video explaining the project, see the YouTube presentation by Markus Moos, then head on over to the main introductory page to see what the Atlas of Suburbanisms is all about.
Robert Shipley, associate professor in the School of Planning, brought the editor’s perspective to continued discussions of how academic publishing actually works in the 2nd guest lecture in PLAN 675
Pablo Mendez, post-doctoral associate visiting from UBC, offers his insight on the finer points of academic publishing in the first of several guest lectures lined up for the PLAN 675 working papers class
Elvin Wyly explains preliminary findings from our analysis of suburbanisms using Statistics Canada spatial and micro-data files
Robert Walter-Joseph, University of Waterloo, maps the transit serviced areas in Toronto and Vancouver
Elvin Wyly, UBC, offers a geospatial analysis of the gender of work in Vancouver