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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Evan Castel

Evan Castel is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Geography and Urban Planning at the University of Toronto and a fellow in the Collaborative Program in Public Health Policy at the University of Toronto Dalla Lana School of Public Health.

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Evan Castel

Great Places, Everyone

The future is fine at the intersection of neuroscience and urban design. May 2016
After my first year of architecture school, a lucky break landed me a summer job at a healthcare design firm. Their manifesto was simple: good buildings promote good health, and good coffee—to be brewed hourly by the junior hire, me—promotes good design. In Places of the Heart: The Psychogeography of Everyday Life, Colin Ellard points out that these two beliefs might be converging at neurons not terribly far…