A recent Insight report “Boomtown in the Backyard – Suburban Growth in Ontario” from the Martin Prosperity Institute features the work of School of Planning scholars in examining the growth patterns of what many would consider traditional suburbs. Alongside the written analysis is the use of dot-density maps to visually represent population distribution across Ontario’s cities.
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
UBC Geographers David Ley and Nicholas Lynch find Vancouver income inequality on the rise and show the city segregating along racial, income lines, as reported in the Huffington Post
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
Liam McGuire of UBC maps out what he calls the “Ten Cities of Toronto”
Kevin Chan, UBC, maps out the location quotients of single-detached and apartment housing in Vancouver
What are the suburbs? This was the question guiding the discussion for the first meeting of the Canadian Suburbanisms Working Paper reading course (PLAN 675). Run by Dr. Markus Moos, Assistant Professor in the School of Planning, the focus of the course is just as it sounds – exploring the nature of suburbs. However, it […]