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Explainer: Arcology

November 2, 2016 10:42 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
This week's 'Explainer' looks at the term 'Arcology', gargantuan multi-use buildings popularized in science fiction which could accommodate the massive growing global population through the ... read more

Ryerson Architecture Lecture: Christopher Sharples of SHoP

Ryerson Architecture Lecture Series: Christopher Sharples of SHoP Architects
October 31, 2016 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Continuing its 2016 lecture series, Ryerson University's Department of Architectural Science will be hosting Christopher Sharples of New York-based SHoP Architects later this week. As a founding ... read more

Ryerson Architecture Lecture Series: Pascall Rollet

Pascal Rollet, Lipsky+Rollet Architectes
October 26, 2016 4:12 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
The Department of Architectural Science at Ryerson University will continue its lecture series, with a guest speaker from Paris, France; Pascal Rollet. Along with Florence Lipsky, he is a founding ... read more

Explainer: LEED Certification

Toronto's TD Centre was recently retrofitted to achieve LEED Platinum status, im
October 19, 2016 10:00 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
This week, SkyriseCities' 'Explainer' returns with a look at a term that often comes up here on UrbanToronto: LEED Certification. In evaluating new developments and retrofits of older buildings, ... read more