The Arbour

Samantha Edwards

The free Toronto Of The Future exhibition at Metro Hall features dozens of projects that will transform old neighbourhoods Read more

Art & Design


Samuel Engelking

Loneliness is a public health crisis and architects, planners and community activists believe that condo towers are contributing to the crisis. Read more


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Samuel Engelking

Five installations have taken over Queens Quay West, including one designed by a group of architecture students from Ryerson University Read more

Art & Design


City of Toronto

From May 26 to 27, check out more than 130 buildings in Toronto during Doors Open. Read more


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Vik Pahwa

When York Square was designed in the mid-60s, Yorkville was full of people protesting the established order, so where better for an architectural project to break completely new ground? Read more



Samuel Engelking

The structures reduce construction time, a boon for community groups needing cheap space, but bureaucratic inconsistency means an onerous approval process with the city Read more

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On May 27 and 28, gain access to over 150 of Toronto’s most architecturally, historically and culturally relevant buildings Read more

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Photography by Tanja-Tiziana

As aspiring first-time homebuyers lose hope in this insanely competitive market, architects and planners are looking at laneways as a possible solution to the rental housing shortage. Read more

Real Estate 11 Comments

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Tom Arban

Within two years of the college unveiling its state-of-the-art Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre, enrolment of women ballooned from 2 per cent to upwards of 10 per cent. Read more


How the Market can survive and thrive in the era of big planning Read more

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Architecture students at Ryerson University are the first to use VR to design and visualize buildings Read more


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Richard Longley

Rental spaces for makers and blacksmithing are among the ideas pitched at Architectural Conservancy Ontario’s Next Gen design charette to breathe new life into once flaming bowels of Liberty Village incinerator site Read more



Doors Open Toronto

Mural tours, literary readings in a courtroom and a behind-the-scenes look at Honest Ed’s are some of the most interesting free events this year Read more


Test your knowledge of Toronto's best-known architectural examples of heritage façades. Read more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 1 Comments

As a last-gasp practice aimed at saving what’s left of our heritage buildings, Toronto has turned to building above, behind and inside them with results that are often bizarre and grotesque Read more

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The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) top 10 designs for 2016 are here. Selected from 200 submissions from across the country, the projects include four in Toronto Read more


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    2013. Union Station. Workers. Underground construction site (Dig Down) bracing earth.

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    2013. Underground construction site at Union Station (Dig Down).

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    February, 2015. Construction at Union Station.

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