Welcome to the 'Urban Century'

To coincide with the World Urban Forum, the Ottawa Citizen devotes most of their Sunday, June 18th newspaper to covering a host of urban issues, including slums, urban gardening, and the case for and against cities [links to 9 articles].

"For better or for worse, the urban century is almost upon us. Soon, most of us will be living in cities. Should we be rending our garments in despair, or breaking out the Dom Perignon?..The urban century raises a host of perplexing questions, many focused on the sustainability of the planet when most of us live in cities. One thing seems reasonably clear: the old model -- auto-dependent, energy-hungry and voracious in its consumption -- is on its last legs. New visions are required."

Full Story: The Urban Century


Brand new! Urban Grid City Collection

Each city has its own unique story. Commemorate where you came from or where you want to go.
Grids and Guide Red book cover

Grids & Guides

A notebook for visual thinkers. Available in red and black.
building block set

Build the world you want to see

Irresistible block set for adults when placed on a coffee table or desk, and great fun for kids.
Wood necklace with city map

City Necklaces

These sweet pendants are engraved on a cedar charm with a mini map of selected cities. The perfect gift for friends and family or yourself!