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  • 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 ...

  • gta-post-1-april-22-2020
    BUILDING CONNECTIVE TISSUE
    April 22, 2020, Comments Off

    Urban thinker Mary Rowe arrived at the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) in September 2019 with the kind of varied background one expects from a liberal arts graduate keen on doing ...

  • 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 ...

  • gta-post-1-april-15-2020
    ARCHITECTURAL INNOVATIONS
    April 15, 2020, Comments Off

    A new design for a portable COVID-19 testing centre could both help increase the rate of testing for the virus and help better prepare larger cities and smaller communities for ...

  • 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 ...

  • gta-post-1-april-8-2020
    MITIGATING RISK
    April 8, 2020, Comments Off

    Ontario’s provincial government recently released its flooding strategy to better assist homeowners, municipal governments, and the province’s conservation authorities in preparing for and minimizing the effects of flood damage. Release ...

  • 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 ...

  • to-post-1-april-3-2020
    GROWING UP IN THE GOLDEN MILE
    April 3, 2020, Comments Off

    A recent redevelopment proposal for a Scarborough property would add significant density to the Golden Mile while significantly expanding employment uses on the site. Cosmetica Investments is proposing to redevelop ...

  • gta-post-1-april-1-2020
    LAND USE IN LIMBO
    April 1, 2020, Comments Off

    The consortium behind the proposed redevelopment of the Buttonville airport is calling on York Region to rethink its decision to designate the airport property as employment lands once airport operations ...