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Revised Plans for 'Scrivener Court' Appear Before DRP

Scrivener Court, Summerhill, Yonge, Diamond Corp, Tricon Capital, COBE
March 29, 2018 2:20 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
About halfway up the hill between Bloor Street and St Clair Avenue on Yonge Street, the tall limestone clocktower of Toronto’s flagship Summerhill LCBO stands over Scrivener Square, marking the ... read more

George Brown Interior Design Program Grows with Collaborations

George Brown Interior Design, part of School of Architectural Studies, Toronto
March 27, 2018 10:02 am | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
From retail to fashion, restaurants to office spaces—students at George Brown College’s Interior Design Technology Program in the School of Architectural Studies (SAS) are contributing fresh ideas ... read more

Finalists Selected for "The Arbour" at George Brown College

The Arbour, George Brown College, Waterfront Campus, Toronto
March 22, 2018 3:21 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last summer, we covered George Brown College's plan to construct a tall wood building at the Toronto institution's Waterfront Campus. Today, images have been released for the four ... read more

George Brown College Pushing Sustainable Building Research

111 Russett Avenue after the retrofit, image courtesy of George Brown College
March 16, 2018 2:48 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
The past several years have seen George Brown College faculty and students working towards building a sustainable future—from product research to entire retrofits of Toronto’s solid masonry ... read more

Scoop 2 on St Clair Reappears at Toronto's Design Review Panel

Scoop 2, St Clair West, Osler, Ford, SMV Architects, Graywood Developments
March 5, 2018 1:04 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
‘Scoop 2’, is the marketing name for a 12 storey mixed-use condo development at 1779-1791 St Clair Avenue West in Toronto. The proposal was first brought before the Design Review Panel last May, ... read more

The One's Hybrid Exoskeleton to be a First for Toronto

The One, Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners, Core Architects, Toronto
February 12, 2018 11:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Under construction at Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection, Mizrahi Developments' The One promises to break more new ground with a series of firsts for the city. The project ... read more

Bayview Village Redevelopment Impresses Design Review Panel

Bayview Village, QuadReal, Hariri Pontarini Architects, DIALOG, Toronto
February 7, 2018 5:05 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
A wave of shopping mall redevelopments is hitting Toronto's inner suburbs, and the latest to come forward is the Bayview Village Redevelopment. Located adjacent to Bayview subway station on ... read more

Commerce Court 3 Makes Appearance at Design Review Panel

Commerce Court 3, QuadReal, Hariri Pontarini Architects, DIALOG, Toronto
February 5, 2018 4:48 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Toronto's tallest neighbourhood is about to get a whole lot taller. QuadReal made a splash back in December when they revealed their proposal for Commerce Court 3, a redevelopment of the Financial ... read more

Interior Design Show Offered Tours, First Look at 2018 Trends

Interior Design Show 2018 at Metro Convention Centre in Toronto
January 22, 2018 3:13 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
This past weekend saw the return of Toronto’s Interior Design Show (IDS18). The 2018 show was hosted at Toronto’s Metro Convention Centre from Thursday, January 18th to Sunday, January 21st, ... read more