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Low-Rise // High-Density

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...social housing. Balancing quality of life, good design and cost has remained a stubborn challenge, however.Numerous designs have been tested, with varying success. Recently, a low-rise, high-density approach has regained...

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Building Coastal Resilience

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...protect human lives. Increased storm surges and consistent sea level rise is no longer a future fear but a present day problem. What is coastal resilience and how are cities...

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Defining the Cities of Tomorrow: Predictions for 2017

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...this trend: Transit agencies partnering with private transportation network companies to serve low ridership routes, federal grants to explore first-last mile and mobility-on-demand options, and the rise of multimodal trip...

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IBI Group high-rise wins NAHB Gold Award

https: / / www.ibigroup.com / 2015 / 01 / 30 / ibi-group-high-rise-wins-nahb-gold-award
...attached community high-rise building. The 958-unit building will rise 47 stories at 200 Dundas Street East in downtown Toronto. The condo tower sits atop a unique17-storey Garden Terrace building. Five...

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A Home for Tomorrow? The Rise of YIMBY

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...9.5 years ago now. What does the YIMBY rise in North America, particularly on the West Coast, mean for the YIMBY movement? Primarily it means we grow stronger and smarter...

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The Case for ‘Dispersed’ TODs

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...this strategy neglected existing vibrant neighbourhoods near transit stations, slated to be redeveloped the ‘right’ way. This flawed approach to local context gave rise to the third or current wave,...

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Two IBI Group projects named best Toronto buildings of 2014

https: / / www.ibigroup.com / 2015 / 01 / 05 / two-ibi-group-projects-named-best-toronto-buildings-of-2014
...TORONTO – Two IBI Group high-rise architecture projects shared first place in UrbanToronto’s “Best Toronto Building of 2014” poll held last week. The Delta Toronto hotel, designed by Page+Steele/IBI...

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Convenience or Chaos? The Rise of Dockless Bike-Sharing

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...has been slow, though some small and medium-sized cities like Victoria, BC and Kelowna, BC are beginning to test bike-sharing systems. There are certainly less cities and metropolitans in Canada...

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IBI Group Recognized for Architecture and Urban Design

https: / / www.ibigroup.com / 2017 / 01 / 13 / ibi-group-recognized-for-industry-leading-architecture-and-urban-design
...mixed-use, high-rise architecture has recently been recognized with multiple industry awards. Affirming the company’s strength in designing liveable, accessible and vibrant cities and communities, these awards recognize the outstanding contributions...
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Is Vancouver Ready to Grow from Laneways to Living Lanes?

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...of other streets. Traditionally, paving stones have been used, but paint also provides a temporary, and low cost solution. Physical barriers to slow traffic to walking speed and enhance driver...

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