These are working papers associated with PLACES: Platform on Cities, Engagement and Space.
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This paper was first presented in an early version at the Carleton conference, ‘Exploring Contemporary Discourse Analysis’, Ottawa, 1993 and at the ‘Cultural Studies in Canada’ Conference, University of Toronto. My thanks to Penny Ironstone, Jill Scott, A.N. Packwood and conference participants...
This study considers virtuality in ink wash paintings with a focus on two late, Qing dynasty works from an album by Pan Gongshou (c. 1790). We examine the painterly devices by which a liminal, virtual, “as if” space is constructed as a “realm” or world in which the viewer is synaesthetically...
Boundaries and boundary-drawing, a classic geopolitical and urban practice, finds itself in a state of crisis. Boundary-marking as both an administrative and cultural exercise is more fraught in contemporary politics. Boundaries as interfaces and social situations challenge the definition and...
Decolonizing Suburban Research1 Rob Shields, Human Geography EAS and Sociology, University of Alberta. North American Suburbs have been treated as sites of a collective amnesia concerning previous patterns of occupation and occupants. As ‘Greenfield sites’ they often either lack history or local...
North American Suburbs have been treated as sites of a collective amnesia concerning previous patterns of occupation and occupants. As ‘Greenfield sites’ they often either lack history or local history is shallow, rarely extending back before the agricultural tenants of the last century. A number...
he first suburb of Edmonton, the capital of the oil-rich western Canadian prairie province of Alberta, was arguably the Federal Government of Canada's Papaschase Indian reservation 163. Situated inconveniently close to the settlement of Edmonton-Strathcona that had grown up around a Hudson's Bay...
Logement social — Right to Housing A Sceptical Overview of Social Housing Research, Policy and Struggle in MontréalDownload
Québec has a history of logement social or social housing. This is a first glance survey for anglophone readers of the French-language literature on community housing in Québec’s large cities, with a focus on Montréal.
An interrogation of and dialogue with the Via 13 Editorial Collective . The objective is to go beyond the limits of the original vision of the margin and marginalia. But at the same time, it will become clear that this is an archaeological process where in digging ourselves out from under a...
Aiming to increase the importance of pedestrian experience in urban design, we are proposing the development of a participatory walkability rating system, consisting of a mobile application that gathers perceptual and factual data from people’s daily walks. In the first part of this paper we...
Reimagining the Suburban Strip-mall: The Future Twist. Architectural Proposal for Petrolia Mall, Greenfield, Edmonton CanadaDownload
This architectural design proposal applies the lessons of Strip-Appeal.com. IT envisions a new future for Petrolia strip mall. It questions the potential for these spaces to be redeveloped and re-purposed. The future twist of the strip mall is that it’s main appeal will be as a community hub,...