Exploring where natural and built environments collide.


Explore this site’s foundation. Over 1,900 km of walks exploring metroscapes in Toronto, the Tri-Cities, and Hamilton.


Take a deep dive into the geography of local metroscapes: shorelines, neighbourhoods and hydro corridors.


Read about the lay of our current metroscapes, and open your mind to how they can be improved.

Recent Activity

Stoney Creek Drains

Following 5 industrial drains in the west end of Hamilton’s Stoney Creek area.

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Hamilton Watersheds

A map of the watersheds and watercourses covering the urban portions of Hamilton.

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Strasburg Creek

Tracing a tributary of Schneider Creek, its two major branches and headwater wetlands.

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Crossing the Line

A city-wide analysis of Toronto’s highways and freeways, and their impact on walkability.

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Conestoga 8/7/85

Paralleling the freeway from south Kitchener up to Waterloo’s north border.

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KWC Watersheds

A map of the watersheds and watercourses covering Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge.

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