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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 more

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Toronto's architecture is brimming with facadism – building new structures above, behind or inside the skins of heritage buildings. Here are 16 examples more

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Empire Communities proposes to demolish all but the corner facade of York Square and pile a massive 40-storey condominium tower on stilts above more

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When I was approached to design a sculpture outside a “historic” warehouse, I was informed that the public art budget would be severely limited more

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Is the cultural experience of life on Yonge Street doomed to succumb to gentrification? more

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