Category: Winter Cities


Winter Cities Institute to participate in Urbanism Lab in Ottawa

Looking forward to presenting a workshop at the Capital Urbanism Lab event in Ottawa for the National Capital Commission on February 12, 2015. Topic: the Livable Winter City!


Winter Cycling Congress

The Winter Cycling Congress will be held in Leeuwarden, NL, 10-12 February 2015.  This will be an international gathering where all different types of professionals – from planners to public health officials to bloggers –...

skating rinks and paths on westchester

Welcome to Our New Website!

We are very pleased to unveil our new look and website.  This new format will allow us to add more resource materials and information regarding winter cities!  Look for continual updates and blog posts....


Upcoming winter cities conferences and events

  January 28 – 30, 2015 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada An international conference that will shake-up preconceptions about how we plan, design, live, work and play in winter cities.       Urbanism Lab...



Northern communities or “winter cities” have great opportunities to mitigate negative effects of the winter season while reinforcing the many positive aspects to create a vibrant, sustainable and livable environment for a prosperous future....



Ralph Erskine, Architect, Sweden “Here houses and towns should open up like flowers to the sun of spring and summer, but also, like flowers, turn their backs on the shadows and the cold northern...