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Fed Gifts $1M to OCAD U for George Reid House Restoration

George Reid House, OCAD University, Morphosis, Teeple, Two Row architects
October 10, 2017 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As part of Canada's 150th birthday celebrations, the federal government is investing $300 million in a national program supporting upgrades for existing community and cultural infrastructure ... read more

OCAD Announces Designers for 'Creative City Campus' Expansion

OCAD University, Toronto
January 11, 2017 1:02 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As part of the school's 'Creative City Campus' vision, OCAD University has announced new details of a plan to make the McCaul Street campus into a more vital centre of creative learning, and a ... read more

OCAD University to Expand and Renovate on McCaul Street

Sara Diamond announces expansion plans to a crowd at OCAD University, Toronto
April 12, 2016 5:06 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD U), is embarking upon an expansion and renovation of some of their main buildings on McCaul Street south of Dundas in Downtown Toronto. The ... read more

Rosalie Sharp Pavilion to Act as Gateway to OCAD University

The scrim provides additional height to the building, image by Bortolotto
May 29, 2015 12:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The intersection of Dundas and McCaul Streets already provides a vantage point from which to see two highly unique buildings—OCAD University's Sharp Centre for Design by Will Alsop, and Frank ... read more

Grange Park Makeover Breathes New Life into a Storied Park

Grange Park, AGO, OCAD University, Art Galllery of Ontario, PFS Studio
July 29, 2014 5:30 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Wealthy philanthropists, a booming economic base, and a population growth spurt might sound like a description of modern day Toronto. But this story has been told more than once over our city's ... read more

Updated Plan for Mirvish+Gehry Ups the Wow Factor

June 6, 2013 10:45 am | by Jason Allen | Comments
A newly updated plan for the David Mirvish / Frank Gehry King Street West development was released this week. read more

Sneak Peek: David Mirvish on His Art Collection and Gallery Plans

Jack Bush “Floating Banner” 1968   a/c 87" x 81 1/2”
April 26, 2013 6:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
There are countless things to say, and discuss, about the Mirvish+Gehry proposal for King Street West in Downtown Toronto. The condo and cultural centre development has been presented for ... read more

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond Brings Culture and Condos Together

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond Quadrangle Architects Aspen Ridge Homes Toronto
February 20, 2013 3:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With Mirvish+Gehry and OCAD University’s recent announcement of the 25,000 square-foot Princess of Wales Centre for Visual Arts, we turn our attention to another condominium development in the ... read more

Craig Webb of Gehry Architects Talks Evolving Mirvish+Gehry Plans

Cloud podium concept by Gehry Partners, Mirvish+Gehry Toronto
February 19, 2013 6:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
When Dr. Sara Diamond announced the details of the Princess of Wales Centre for Visual Arts at OCAD University last week, more than mere numbers and practicalities were laid out for the audience ... read more

Details Emerge for OCAD U at Mirvish+Gehry Project

Mirvish+Gehry OCAD University Princess of Wales Centre for Visual Arts
February 14, 2013 8:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This morning, OCAD University President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Sara Diamond was joined by David Mirvish along with Craig Webb of Gehry Partners LLP, to unveil more detailed plans for the ... read more

Richmond Continues to Change with Studio and Studio2

Studio & Studio2 on Richmond, Toronto Condos, Aspen Ridge Homes, Quadrangle Arch
November 29, 2012 3:52 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Since breaking ground earlier this spring, work on the foundation for Studio and Studio2 on Richmond by Aspen Ridge Homes has progressed down four storeys deep. We can expect to see a ... read more

OCADU Student Exhibit Seeks to Alleviate Canada's Homelessness Crisis

OCADU Design Competition
October 29, 2012 3:05 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
With the staggering amount of condominium development underway throughout the city and the jaw-dropping prices that units are now fetching, it’s all too easy to forget the real cost of living, and ... read more

Development Review: Toronto's Development Process

City of Toronto Development Proposal Sign, 17 Dundonald, Toronto Condos, Worsley
October 19, 2012 4:25 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The City of Toronto receives many planning applications with varying degrees of complexity. City Planning organizes applications into categories based on the principles of the Streamlining The ... read more

OCADU Presents Vong Phaophanit and Claire Oboussier in "The Making of Sense"

Northern Watch by Phaophanit and Oboussier in Belfast
October 18, 2012 4:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Adding on to what is already a jam-packed semester of informative discussions being held on GTA campuses, OCAD Univeristy has announced that they will be hosting a talk tomorrow night by the ... read more

Sara Diamond Talks OCAD University at Mirvish+Gehry

OCAD University's Sara Diamond talks with UrbanToronto at Mirvish+Gehry launch
October 3, 2012 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto talks with Dr. Sara Diamond, President and Vice-Chancellor of OCAD University about what Mirvish+Gehry means for the school. read more

Then and Now: Ontario College of Art & Design

Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, 1957
June 28, 2012 10:40 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Globe & Mail newspaper article about the January 17, 1957 opening of Ontario College of Art on McCaul Street. Now. March 2011. read more

Presentation Centre Open at Aspen Ridge's Studio on Richmond

Studio on Richmond in Toronto by Aspen Ridge Homes and Quadrangle Architects
January 24, 2011 3:56 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Aspen Ridge Homes has opened the presentation centre for their buzzed-about Studio on Richmond. The 31-storey first tower in the modern two tower project designed by Quadrangle Architects is now ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The Ontario College of Art & Design's Sharp Centre

Photo Of The Day: The Ontario College of Art & Design's Sharp Centre
May 20, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Alsop Architects designed Sharp Centre For Design at OCAD. What's more suitable for a design school?  Image by lightarchitect read more