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GBC’s Mass-Timber 'The Arbour' Revised for Site Plan Approval

The Arbour, George Brown College, Waterfront Campus, Toronto
May 10, 2019 5:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In 2017, George Brown College launched an international competition in collaboration with Toronto Planning and Waterfront Toronto seeking designs for what was initially proposed to be a ... read more

George Brown Opens School of Design at Daniels Waterfront

School of Design, George Brown College, Toronto
May 8, 2019 4:00 pm | by Jake Lisser | Comments
George Brown College has opened their new School of Design in the Daniels Waterfront - City of Arts complex at Lower Jarvis and Queens Quay in Toronto's East Bayfront area. The ... read more

George Brown College hosts Reich + Petch Architecture Lecture

George Brown College, Reich + Petch
March 22, 2019 4:07 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
This week, George Brown College’s School of Architectural Studies hosted Tony Reich, Whit Petch, and others from the team at Reich + Petch for an architecture lecture as part of the school's 2019 ... read more

George Brown School of Architecture Partners with Acclaimed Boston Architectural College

George Brown College
November 8, 2018 12:57 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
The School of Architectural Studies at Toronto's George Brown College has partnered with Boston Architectural College to extend new opportunities to students looking to pursue their masters ... read more

George Brown College's "The Arbour" Appears at Waterfront DRP

The Arbour, George Brown College, Waterfront Campus, Toronto
August 8, 2018 1:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following on our earlier story today, more timber construction is destined for Toronto. In the Fall of 2017, George Brown College launched an international design competition for the ... read more

The Arbour's Winning Design Selected in Unanimous Decision

The Arbour at George Brown College Waterfront Campus, tall wood building Toronto
April 4, 2018 5:05 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Earlier this week, George Brown College announced the winning selection for a competition to design The Arbour, proposed to become Toronto’s first tall wood structure. Moriyama & Teshima ... read more

Moriyama & Teshima + Acton Ostry Win "The Arbour" Competition

The Arbour, George Brow College, Toronto, by Moriyama & Teshima + Acton Ostry
April 3, 2018 2:04 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Moriyama & Teshima Architects of Toronto + Acton Ostry Architects of Vancouver are the winners of a competition to design George Brown College's tall wood structure, to be called The ... read more

Finalists Present Designs for The Arbour at George Brown's Waterfront Campus

The Arbour at George Brown College Waterfront Campus, tall wood building Toronto
March 28, 2018 4:40 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Yesterday evening George Brown College hosted teams of renowned architectural firms to present their innovative design concepts for the college's planned tall-wood structure “The Arbour”. ... read more

George Brown Interior Design Program Grows with Collaborations

George Brown Interior Design, part of School of Architectural Studies, Toronto
March 27, 2018 11:02 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 4:21 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 3:48 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

George Brown Planning Tall Wood Building on the Waterfront

George Brown College Waterfront Campus, The Arbour, Toronto
July 28, 2017 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
George Brown College (GBC) officially opened their 380,000 ft² Waterfront Campus' first phase—now known as the Daphne Cockwell Centre for Health Sciences—just shy of five years ... read more

Photo of the Day: Inside Looking Out

George Brown Waterfront Campus, Toronto
June 6, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
While a great deal of the photos we feature each day are expansive shots overlooking the cityscape, today we're giving you something a bit more indoors. This image was captured by Forum member ... read more

Cooper Koo Family YMCA Topped Off in the West Don Lands

Cherry Street, Canary District, Pan Am Games, Toronto, development, YMCA
May 30, 2013 2:30 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
Media gathers for topping off ceremony and hard hat tour of progressing Cooper Koo Family YMCA in the Canary District. read more

The Pug Awards Looks at Commercial and Institutional Buildings

four seasons hotel toronto by lifetime developments menkes alcion ventures
May 21, 2013 12:30 pm | by Jeanette O'Sullivan | Comments
Voting is open for the 2012 Pug Awards, a nine year-old initiative that allows the citizens of Toronto to tell building developers, architects and designers how they really feel about the newest ... read more

Neighbourhood Node: (Re)Introducing Corktown

Row houses, Bright Street, Corktown
April 5, 2013 12:30 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
As Toronto undergoes its largest-ever revitalization, some of its forgotten neighbourhoods re-emerge from the past. One area that is definitely seeing its share of development currently is ... read more

Photo of the Day: The East Side

Looking south from Sherbourne and Wellesley, Toronto
March 1, 2013 1:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today's photo of the day comes to us from Forum member rdaner and provides an excellent panoramic viewlooking south from Sherbourne and Wellesley. The physical form of this east-side neighbourhood ... read more

Photo of the Day: Festive CN Tower at Sundown

Toronto at sundown, with L Tower and CN Tower visible
December 20, 2012 1:00 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day was taken at sundown by Forum member, Razz. We can see the L Tower in the distance and, to the left, the new George Brown College building stands as a boxy ... read more

Construction Update: Pan Am Games Village

Pan Am Games Village, Toronto Condos, Dundee Kilmer, KPMB, aA, MJMA, Daoust
November 26, 2012 1:59 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Pan Am Games Village in the West Don Lands is set to change the character of the area over the next couple of years, with a forest of cranes on the site building the accommodations for the ... read more

Photo of the Day: View from Sherbourne Common

View of Downtown Toronto from Sherbourne Common, Toronto Condos
November 22, 2012 1:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum member TOCondoGarden, taken from the recently completed Sherbourne Common we get the oppurtunity to take a look at a section of of our downtown core ... read more