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    The thing about these condo rentals is everyone I...

    The thing about these condo rentals is everyone I meet that lives in a one bedroom rental condo seems to have roommates. So really 50,000 units translates into about 75,000-100,000 new renters over...
  2. I do rather like the podium--it's like a glass...

    I do rather like the podium--it's like a glass brutalist building. But it needs the 60/40 brick/glazing treatment to be sustainable long term. The towers are rather boring and predictable.

    The...
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    Ha where did that come from? I like all kinds...

    Ha where did that come from? I like all kinds of buildings and architecture, so long as they are the very best of their genre. But claiming one form of housing is more sustainable than another is...
  4. 3 days later: 19 July 2014:...

    3 days later: 19 July 2014:
    http://i.imgur.com/OJpGS8d.jpg

    I wonder what those around in 1969 would think about the changes to their Yorkville neighbourhood?
  5. It looks good! Very Williamsburg.

    It looks good! Very Williamsburg.
  6. Bling Bling Bling!

    Bling Bling Bling!
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    Delete http://i.imgur.com/FRClKpM.png Insert...

    Delete
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    Insert NimbyTect Neighbourhood 2.0 building 5: Junction Flats
    http://i.imgur.com/s8SVzIW.png

    Inspired by "historic" buildings found throughout the...
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    If SFH development returned to practises of a...

    If SFH development returned to practises of a century ago--ie where the top soil wasn't "raped" from the earth--SFH would be absolutely more sustainable than high rise condo development. Look at...
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    The stock market almost looks like it's setting...

    The stock market almost looks like it's setting up for a bust this fall. Gold looks like it's waiting for either a break out move or maybe it's a continuation of the W pattern. If the stock...
  10. A good spot for either a Valu-Mart or a No...

    A good spot for either a Valu-Mart or a No Frills. It takes me less than 10 minutes to walk to the Queen & Portland Loblaws from here.
  11. Why not fool the investors and just call it...

    Why not fool the investors and just call it University Condos? Like the Academy, it'll sell out in 5 minutes.
  12. I really like ProjectEnd's Kirkor attacks.:)

    I really like ProjectEnd's Kirkor attacks.:)
  13. Or Crossways apartments/mall? You get a...

    Or Crossways apartments/mall? You get a "landmark" address, access to transit, great shops and restaurants ... and the best mall in town!

    scorpio1 are you related to the developer?
  14. You know what would make financial sense here: ...

    You know what would make financial sense here: twin towers.
  15. Start the nimby prayer: "let there be a condo...

    Start the nimby prayer: "let there be a condo BBL burst"
  16. 17 July 2014: Here's what it looked like while...

    17 July 2014: Here's what it looked like while walking the dog:
    http://i.imgur.com/tTV0jP9.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/QaziPx2.jpg
  17. 17 July 2014: I wonder where 1 Bloor will fit...

    17 July 2014: I wonder where 1 Bloor will fit into this photo 2 years from today?
    http://i.imgur.com/LesTIvZ.jpg
  18. Beige and grey ... what it needs: some colour. ...

    Beige and grey ... what it needs: some colour. Any tag artists out there?
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    I went to Target Canada for the first time today...

    I went to Target Canada for the first time today and although I agree it's absolutely dead in there--as in a shocking lack of customers around noon at the Stockyards location--I gotta say it is...
  20. ^When is aA gonna get back in the red brick...

    ^When is aA gonna get back in the red brick lowrise game?
  21. 16 July 2014: http://i.imgur.com/QhDs6B3.jpg

    16 July 2014:
    http://i.imgur.com/QhDs6B3.jpg
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    16 July 2014:
    http://i.imgur.com/z9bBvja.jpg
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    Some of you Shark Tank fans may have heard of the...

    Some of you Shark Tank fans may have heard of the Wall Doctor, but I consider myself the "streetwall doctor." :) Holes in streetwall bug me even more than paying $3 for a single organic cookie at...
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    Perhaps; however, the fact DSAI is using Rhino 3D...

    Perhaps; however, the fact DSAI is using Rhino 3D + Grasshopper is good news: more organic modeling and less "boxes" in the pipeline? (Not that I'm against "boxes"--99% of the world lives in...
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    Welcome to the NimbyTect Neighbourhood 2.0: my...

    Welcome to the NimbyTect Neighbourhood 2.0: my fantasy vision for the Dundas Street West corridor from about Weston Road to Runnymede Rd.

    1) The Junction Flatiron at St Johns Rd & Dundas -6...
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