Sugar Beach, Toronto | Claude Cormier

May 11, 2011,AEDT

The revitalization of Toronto’s waterfront is the largest urban redevelopment project currently underway in North America, and is also one of the largest waterfront revitalization efforts ever undertaken in the world. Led by Waterfront Toronto, a joint venture of the | Read More

Mega Cities not always the biggest polluters

January 26, 2011,AEDT

Mega-cities around the world such as New York, London, Los Angeles, Shanghai are often blamed for the high Green House Gas(GHG) emissions but a recent report released found that cities like Sydney(20.6), Calgary(17.7), Stuttgart(16.0), Denver (21.5), Rotterdam (29.8) CO2 equivalent | Read More

New Publication: Scapegoat

January 20, 2011,AEDT

A recent post by faslanyc we read about Scapegoat – a new journal on landscape, architecture, and political economy. Its available for free download. Scapegoat is a publication that engages the political economy of architecture and landscape architecture. The figure of the scapegoat | Read More

Toronto: Can it break free from the Sprawl

January 17, 2011,AEDT

Christopher Hume, Architecture Critic for Toronto Star writes in Hume: Resisting the Call of Sprawl Though suburbia has failed to live up to the promise, its appeal isn’t hard to understand. The damage inflicted on cities during the last 50 | Read More

Queens Quay get go ahead – WEST 8

April 23, 2010,AEDT

The plan to redesign Queens Quay, the backbone of Toronto’s waterfront revitalization plans, finally has the go-ahead. The provincial government approved an environmental assessment yesterday for a pedestrian-friendly promenade. Construction of the first phase, an 800-metre section, should begin early | Read More

Underpass Park unveiled

March 13, 2010,AEDT

A derelict area beneath a series of overpasses in the West Don Lands is going to be transformed into the most extensive park to ever be built under an overpass in Canada, and the first in Toronto. Located within the | Read More

Urban panel ponders the in-between areas of Toronto

November 24, 2009,AEDT

A panel of Canadian urban studies specialists was brought together by the thestar.com(Toronto) to ponder the state of the Greater Toronto Area and the in-between areas that are ever growing. thestar.com feature starts….. According to a panel of leading Canadian | Read More

Construction Underway at Canada’s Sugar Beach

November 18, 2009,AEDT

Waterfront Toronto, together with the Governments of Canada and Ontario and the City of Toronto, officially broke ground recently on Canada’s Sugar Beach, a new park that is transforming a surface parking lot in a former industrial area into Toronto’s | Read More

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