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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

Massive Mural Taking Shape at Parkside Student Residences

Equilibrium, Okuda San Miguel, Parkside Student Residence, Toronto
June 28, 2018 2:47 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month, it was announced that a major mural by renowned Spanish street artist Okuda San Miguel would be painted on the side of the 23-storey Parkside Student Residences at ... read more

TORONTO Sign Refinished to Honour Indigenous Peoples

TORONTO sign, Nathan Phillips Square, National Indigenous Peoples Day
June 22, 2018 1:26 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Installed as a temporary attraction for the 2015 Pan Am Games, the TORONTO sign in Nathan Phillips Square continues to draw crowds of tourists and selfie-takers three years later. Updates since ... read more