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Reusing Industrial Buildings in an Urban Core

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...Industrial buildings are often designed with a focus on their purpose rather than their aesthetics and while some are beautiful, they can also be unsightly. They often sit empty...


Industrial Revolution: Renewing the Rust Belt

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...Belt in less than a month! What’s happening in the heartland? Earlier this year, The Economist identified three factors supporting a rust belt revival: old industrial skills are acquiring new...


The City of Today: Circle Back to the Past?

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...years, starting with the first industrial revolution. The changes brought about by steam, electricity, and oil-based technologies enabled cities to become the engines of economic growth and – with a...


True BIM…Not Just Revit

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...plant pipe modeling applications dating back to the 1980s. BIM can be used by architects or engineers who are designing vertical buildings of any type (hospitality, healthcare, education, industrial, residential,...


A Century Later, Time to Revisit Zoning Laws?

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...buildings. The resulting bylaw divided the entire city into three basic zones: residential, commercial, and industrial. These basic zones have only become more complex as they evolved. Today’s zoning bylaws...


Tomorrow’s Accidental Urban Designers

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...this, as a consensus emerges that we are entering the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) founded on the convergence of new technologies, including artificial intelligence, robotics and mobile supercomputing. To date...


Old Power Plants, New Energy

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...Generating Station, and further along the Niagara river are the Ontario Power Company Generating Station and the Niagara Gate House. All of these industrial architectural monuments have been decommissioned from...


Maintaining Neon Glory

https: / / / ibi-ideas / maintaining-neon-glory redefine Vancouver as a green, natural space. While we may love neon today, there was a real outcry against neon signs, which represented a more industrial, urban city.” Some...

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