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Richard Longley

If she were writing The Death And Life Of Great American Cities today, Jane Jacobs might include 401 Richmond as an example of new ways of working that are transforming Toronto's former factories into sites of post-industrial innovation. Read more

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New silicon-based "industries" are bringing employment, overwhelmingly of young people, into buildings that were once factories 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