- Aug 21, 2019
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In my view there is no magic bullet to impose aesthetic grace on a development process.
True but we do have this place today to a certain extent.
What is the DRP, and what does it do?
The Design Review Panel is an independent advisory group of design professionals whose task is to provide advice to City staff regarding both public and private developments. The DRP is integrated as part of the City's planning review process, commenting on major development applications and planning initiatives as they move through the various stages of planning approvals. They typically meet every three to four weeks, up to 15 times a year, to provide feedback on a wide range of proposals throughout the City of Toronto. The Panel is comprised of professionals within the private sector who volunteer their time to participate; they have no affiliation with the City, and are regarded as an objective third party for City staff to consult.
Design Review Panel
The Design Review Panel (DRP) is comprised of private sector design professionals – architects, landscape architects, urban designers and engineers – who provide independent, objective advice to city staff aimed at improving matters of design that affect the public realm. This includes matters...