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Nille Juul-Sørensen Next Speaker in Ryerson Architecture Series

October 10, 2018 3:33 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
The next speaker in the Ryerson Department of Architectural Sciences Lecture Series is Nille Juul-Sørensen, on Architecture for People. Nille Juul-Sørensen is a Director and Global ... read more

Marlin Spring's Lake Shore West Towers Presented at DRP

2002 Lake Shore West, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Marlin Spring, Toronto
October 5, 2018 3:52 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Located on an awkwardly wedge-shaped site along the shores of Humber Bay, 2002 Lake Shore Boulevard West is a proposal for a pair of 21 and 26-storey condo towers from Marlin Spring Developments ... read more

Eglinton 'Green Line' Proposal Steals Spotlight at DRP

55 Eglinton East, Kirkor Architects, State Building Group, Toronto, Green Line
October 3, 2018 4:56 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
At last month's Toronto Design Review Panel, panelists were treated to a rare triple presentation, as three tower proposals along Eglinton East located between Yonge and Mount Pleasant were ... read more

Revised 300 Bloor West Tower Proposal Presented at DRP

300 Bloor West, Collecdev, Northrop, KPMB, Bloor Street United Church, Toronto
September 25, 2018 5:36 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
At Toronto's Design Review Panel earlier this month, 300 Bloor West made its first appearance in front of the experts, showcasing the proposed redevelopment of the prominent Bloor Street United ... read more

York University Celebrates Opening of New Student Centre

York University Student Centre, Cannon Design, Toronto
September 20, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New buildings continue to add to the huge main campus of York University, finally served by rapid transit following the opening of the TTC’s Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension late last year. ... read more

Unzipped Exhibition Opens in Serpentine Pavilion on King West

BIG's 2016 Serpentine Pavilion, erected in a Toronto King West parking lot
September 14, 2018 6:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The 2016 Serpentine Pavilion, originally designed for Kensington Gardens in London by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), has been re-erected on King Street West in Toronto—full height, which it was ... read more

ULI Asks: What Does #TorontoUrbanism Mean to You?

ULI Toronto, Urban Land Institute, #TorontoUrbanism
September 11, 2018 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
At a time when Toronto urbanism feels under attack from some politicians, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Toronto is asking the public a fitting question: "What does Toronto Urbanism mean to you?" ... read more

3XN's Audun Opdal Discusses Aqualuna at Bayside

Aqualuna at Bayside, Tridel, Hines, 3XN, Toronto
September 7, 2018 1:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In Toronto, location and amenities are often the only focuses of the marketing of a condominium, but at Tridel's fourth and final condominium in the Bayside community, architecture is also a major ... read more

TOcore: The Transformative Vision for the Future of Downtown

TOcore, Downtown, Toronto
July 27, 2018 5:35 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Late in the evening of May 23, 2018, Toronto City Council voted and approved by a wide majority a rather hefty planning document, officially setting into motion what could be one of the most ... read more

Innovation Brings Sustainability to Hamilton's Mohawk College

The Joyce Centre For Partnership & Innovation, B+H, McCallum Sathers
July 27, 2018 3:52 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
The city of Hamilton, Ontario has been a hotbed of transformation over the past few years. The city’s historical legacy as an industrial centre persists to this day, yet it's adapting for the ... read more

Serpentine Pavilion Coming to King St West in Toronto

Serpentine Pavilion 2016 in Kensington Gardens, by Fred Romero on Flickr
July 9, 2018 5:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Every year since 2000, the Serpentine Galleries in London's Kensington Gardens have commissioned the design and construction of a temporary pavilion to stand out front for six months. The ... read more