All posts in NRU Toronto

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May 22, 2020, Comments Off

A new initiative being created by graduate design students could help Canadian municipalities determine the best ways to advance smart city initiatives that focus on human-centric design. Thirteen students with …

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THE MEADOWAY RECOGNIZED WITH CSLA 2020 AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

May 15, 2020, Comments Off

Perkins&Will’s restoration and revitalization plan for Scarborough’s Meadoway was recognized Wednesday with a Canadian Society of Landscape Ar ...

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NAVIGATING HERITAGE GUIDELINES

May 8, 2020, Comments Off

The Ontario government has suspended public consultations on proposed changes to the Ontario Heritage Act as part of Bill 108, the More Homes, More Ch ...

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MAKING STRANGE BEDFELLOWS

May 8, 2020, Comments Off

The University of Toronto’s School of Cities is launching a program to bring unexpected partners together to pursue new development projects that co ...

  • to-post-1-april-30-2020
    NECESSARY, BUT NOT SUFFICIENT
    May 1, 2020, Comments Off

    While pre-zoning land is a necessary tool for increasing density in neighbourhoods across the City of Toronto, it does not significantly help to reduce development approval timelines. That is the ...

  • to-post-1-april-24-2020
    TALL BUILDING RETROFITS
    April 24, 2020, Comments Off

    Tall building retrofits have the potential to lead to significant cost, water, and energy savings, according to two new case studies recently released by The Atmospheric Fund (TAF). TAF operates ...

  • to-post-1-april-17-2020
    STIMULATING A SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY
    April 17, 2020, Comments Off

    Investing in economic renewal with an eye towards combating the climate crisis can boost municipal and provincial economies as governments look to kick-start ailing Canadian businesses amid the continuing COVID-19 ...

  • to-post-2-april-9-2020
    VERTICAL FOREST
    April 9, 2020, Comments Off

    If approved, a development proposed for Yorkville has the potential to contribute significantly to the area’s public realm while providing significant greenery through its design. First Capital Realty is proposing ...

  • to-post-1-april-9-2020
    EXPANDING DOWNTOWN
    April 9, 2020, Comments Off

    A development proposal for a property in Toronto’s downtown east side could contribute to the rapid intensification of the area while providing affordable housing for members of Indigenous communities and ...

  • to-post-2-april-3-2020
    SUSPENDED ANIMATION
    April 3, 2020, Comments Off

    Late last month, Tribunals Ontario announced the suspension of all in-person hearings until June 30, 2020 at the earliest in response the public health emergency brought on by the COVID-19 ...