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U of T Proposes New 'Architectural Landmark' Planetarium

Image from http://www.astro.utoronto.ca/about/newtorontoplanetarium/
October 29, 2018 2:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto's Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics is in the early planning stages for a new Astronomy Building, likely to be built on the northwest corner of St. George and ... read more

Plans Submitted for U of T Academic Wood Tower

U of T, Academic Wood Tower, Patkau, MJMA, Toronto
September 12, 2018 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Big news broke in May, when it was announced that the University of Toronto was planning a new timber-frame tower to be constructed above the north end of the recently ... read more

Inside the University of Toronto's New Myhal Centre

University of Toronto, Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation Entrepreneurship
August 17, 2018 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With just weeks to go until its first crop of students arrive, media were given a sneak peek inside the University of Toronto's new Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & ... read more

U of T Plans 14-Storey Timber-Frame Tower at Goldring Centre

U of T's planned Academic Wood Tower, image courtesy of utoronto.ca
May 9, 2018 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto is planning to build the tallest mass timber and concrete hybrid building in North America on Devonshire Place, just south of Bloor. The new academic tower ... read more

U of T Engineering, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Hub Rising

Centre for Engineering, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, Toronto, by U of T
December 2, 2016 3:02 pm | by Doug Ascanio Graffeo | Comments
Construction is now well above grade at U of T's Centre for Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a new building at the university's St. George Campus. Transforming an underdeveloped ... read more

Upcoming Panel Discussion Examines the Legacy of Jane Jacobs

November 4, 2016 1:38 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On May 4th of this year, Jane Jacobs would have turned 100. While the legendary author and theorist passed away in 2006, perhaps no figure remains as influential in the world of urban studies as ... read more

Open House Tonight for St. George Campus Secondary Plan

The campus' proposed character areas, image courtesy of the University of Toront
May 17, 2016 2:35 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The University of Toronto is hosting an open house to review the new Secondary Plan proposed for the St. George Campus. Replacing a plan adopted in 1997, the new Secondary Plan is being drafted to ... read more

Tracking Three University of Toronto Construction Projects

Jackman Law Expansion, Hariri Pontarini Architects, B+H, U of T
March 30, 2016 12:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In response to a rising student population and aging educational facilities, the University of Toronto is in the process of building three major additions to their St. George Campus, ... read more

Diller Scofidio + Renfro and aA to Design U of T's Redevelopment of McLaughlin Planetarium Site

U of T Centre Civilizations Cultures, architectsAlliance, Diller Scofidio+Renfro
January 20, 2016 2:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
16 months after the University of Toronto announced their intention to construct a new academic and cultural complex at 90 Queen’s Park Crescent—the site of the long-shuttered McLaughlin ... read more

U of T Looks to Revitalize St. George Campus With New Landscape

Landmark Quality Innovative Design Competition, University of Toronto
September 29, 2015 4:33 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The University of Toronto has long been contemplating the improvement of the grounds of their main St. George Campus in Downtown Toronto, and recently launched a process to pick a design team to ... read more

'After Empirical Urbanism' Panel Discusses the Messages of Maps

Map of Nairobi's matatus network, image courtesy of Civic Data Design Lab
February 27, 2015 8:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
University of Toronto's John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design began its three-day symposium 'After Empirical Urbanism' today. The free series explores urbanism as an art, ... read more

U of T Hosting 'After Empirical Urbanism' Symposium

The free symposium does not require registration, image by Marcus Mitanis
February 23, 2015 1:58 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
From February 27 to March 1, the University of Toronto's John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design will host a three-day symposium exploring the role of empirical ... read more

U of T's Jackman Law Expansion Takes Form

 Jackman Law Building, U of T, Hariri Pontarini Architects
July 18, 2014 11:00 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Dusty is no longer a term reserved for the lesser used books in one of U of T's many libraries—it applies to the campus as well. The University of Toronto, St. George campus, now with five ... read more

The Goldring Student Centre Opens at Victoria College

Opening night at the Goldring Student Centre, University of Toronto
October 4, 2013 5:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The students have been enjoying the building since before the start of the academic year, but as of last week, the Goldring Student Centre, an expansion and renovation of Wymilwood, the student ... read more

Student Exhibition Explores New Territories at U of T

230 College Street, UofT Architecture Building in Toronto
September 10, 2012 9:57 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Update: The exhibition has been rescheduled. The official opening date has been moved to Thursday, September 20th. An exciting two-part exhibition is set to launch within the Daniels Faculty of ... read more

Daily Poll for June 8, 2010: Which is your favourite Toronto Pritzker building?

U of T Dan Pharmacy by Norman Foster
June 8, 2010 6:21 am | by Craig White | Comments
There has been a lot of talk in Toronto over the last several years about all the "starchitects" who are now represented in this city by new buildings. Some of those stars are also winners of ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Ritz-Carlton From U of T

Photo Of The Day: Ritz-Carlton From U of T
April 5, 2010 12:50 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
We've had some people complain about how One Bedford towers over the University Of Toronto campus. Do we have the same problem here or are we OK because these buildings are much further ... read more