IBI’s TODO Installation Examines the ‘Space Between’ at Yonge & St Clair
https: / / www.ibigroup.com / 2018 / 01 / 29 / ibis-todo-installation-examines-the-space-between-at-yonge-st-clair
...erosion of the public space around Young & St. Clair, as it made way for streetcars, pedestrians, more vehicles and unsuccessfully, cyclists. These obstructions have diminished the pedestrian experience and...
Delta Hotel Wins Award of Excellence
https: / / www.ibigroup.com / 2015 / 09 / 30 / ibi-groups-delta-hotel-wins-the-toronto-urban-design-award-of-excellence
...handling of driveways and pedestrian entrances all contribute to a pleasant and vibrant pedestrian experience.” “In conceiving this project architecturally, we recognized that it needed to make a bold statement”...Tags: hotel
The Case for ‘Dispersed’ TODs
https: / / www.ibigroup.com / ibi-ideas / the-case-for-dispersed-tods
...low-density environment, first-last mile initiatives to enhance bike and pedestrian access to the station may not be cost-effective. So is TOD hopeless in these locations? I don’t think so. But...
Connectivity Is Key to a Smart City Foundation
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...citizen perspective as well. Situational Awareness and Intelligence. Other departments have plans to implement sensors to track weather and other environmental data, pedestrian and vehicle movements, community noise levels, infrastructure...
The Many Benefits of Walkable Cities
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...parking lot, but at some point every day, nearly every able person is a pedestrian. And yet, in many urbanized environments, engineers, planners and policymakers have made walking the most...
Designing External Space for Elderly Wellbeing
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...IBI Group, adopts many of these approaches to dementia design. Public and private spaces are defined through the use of structured planting and carefully located pedestrian routes, sensitively linked to...
Will Removing All Road Signs Make Us Safer?
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Is it possible that road signs make us less safe, as both drivers and pedestrians? What would happen if we just got rid of them all? That idea might sound...
Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE) officially open to commuters
https: / / www.ibigroup.com / 2018 / 01 / 03 / toronto-york-spadina-subway-extension-tysse-officially-open-to-commuters
...its importance as a vital civic space. The station has two at-grade pedestrian entrances. The east entrance is integrated on to a bus terminal and an elevated “flying” iconic black...Tags: Finch West Station, Line 1 Extension, Pioneer Village Station, transit architecture, TYSSE
A Second Chance for Masdar?
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...plan heralds a pedestrian friendly city, yet renderings include many palm trees – which provide little shade and require a great deal of water, for instance. However, the more modest...