Future looking up for tall buildings? 22 Dec 2011
Toronto’s towers have grown up, but not its citizenry. Though the real issue is how our buildings behave at street level, the city and its planners remain fixated on height. “There needs to be intensification,” argues architect Bruce Kuwabara. “What...
United Gulf to build 48-storey towers in Halifax 12 Oct 2011
United Gulf Developments Ltd. has unveiled plans for a $350 million, mixed-use project in Halifax, Nova Scotia, designed to reflect the city’s sea-faring traditions and rich maritime history. The two, 48-storey towers resemble a ship’s twin sails, “...
TOO TALL? 30 Sep 2011
How should appropriate building height be determined within the city?
 Does tall matter if the streetscape is successful?
How can Toronto neighbourhoods be redefined vertically? As cities focus on increasing density in urban cores as an alternative...