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Skål! The Great Danish Invasion of Toronto's Architecture

3XN Architects, Toronto
December 12, 2018 4:52 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Toronto, by many standards, has burst onto the world stage as a global city. Often cited as one of the most livable cities on the globe, Toronto's success is evident in its economic prosperity, ... read more

Ryerson Makes the Case for a Downtown Yonge Street Revival

Yonge and Gould, where Ryerson meets Toronto. Photo by Dominic Ali via Ryerson C
December 3, 2018 11:55 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Yonge-Dundas Square. College Park. The Eaton Centre. Then the street unfolds in theatres, soaring towers, and fine-grained 20th century retail, before reaching down to the Lake, and stretching ... read more

Bloor-Annex BIA Announces Parkettes, Streetscape Improvements

Robert Street Parkette Plan, Bloor Annex BIA, DTAH
November 27, 2018 11:52 am | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
While Bloor Street is transforming before our eyes through major revitalization developments like Mirvish Village, and upcoming ones where it meets Dufferin and Dundas streets, smaller ... read more

Douglas Cardinal to Discuss “Planning with Wood” at Ryerson

November 7, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Acclaimed Canadian architect and indigenous icon Douglas Cardinal will be hosting a lecture at Ryerson University this month as part of the Department of Architectural Science's ongoing ... read more

Nille Juul-Sørensen Next Speaker in Ryerson Architecture Series

October 10, 2018 2:33 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 2:52 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 3:56 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 4:36 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 11:00 am | 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 5:42 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 12:30 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 12:42 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