Civic Commons Catalyst: a new initiative of Future Cities Canada

The Civic Commons Catalyst is a new initiative of Future Cities Canada which offers an array of programming to support and scale existing civic initiatives, prototype new participatory models and…

Blog: Part 8: Heroine’s Walk

The following blog by ICF Co-Founder Louis Zacharilla is part of the “No Place BUT Home” series. Part 8: Heroine's Walk: She hears it every night precisely at 7:00 PM.…

New ICF Report Focuses on the Economic Transformation

New ICF Report, "Investment-Ready Abbotsford," Focuses on the Economic Transformation of a Midsize Agricultural Community The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) released “Investment-Ready Abbotsford: The Story of an Intelligent Community”on May…

Ethical Smart Cities Initiative

By Rob Jowett, NRU Planning and Development Reporter A new initiative being created by graduate design students could help Canadian municipalities determine the best ways to advance smart city initiatives…

ICF Virtual Panels: “The New Abnormal”

To view this video click here. The Future of Co-Existence & Unsocial Distancing In this No Place But Home: The New Abnormal panel discussion, ICF Co-Founders Lou Zacharilla and John…

Reimagining our Intelligent Communities

We are living in this pandemic era of COVID19. We are all wary of the public realm. Spatial distancing is the new normal. Urban designers, planners and architects are all…