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Social Sciences - Architecture - 25.11.2022
Researchers work with First Nations to create housing self-sufficiency in remote communities
Researchers work with First Nations to create housing self-sufficiency in remote communities
A new partnership will bring several First Nations in Saskatchewan together with a team of researchers from the University of Toronto and Toronto Metropolitan University to develop new pathways toward housing self-sufficiency.

Architecture - 01.11.2022
Q and A with the experts: More Homes Built Faster Act, or Bill 23
The Ontario government has introduced sweeping new legislation aimed at building 1.5 million new homes by 2031.

Architecture - Career - 20.10.2022

Environment - Architecture - 05.10.2022

Architecture - Environment - 01.09.2022
Preserving suburbia
Preserving suburbia
A raft of initiatives over the past 20 years testifies to growing interest in preserving Quebec's bungalows.

Architecture - Social Sciences - 31.08.2022
How do teens feel about Montreal?
How do teens feel about Montreal?
As Montreal develops a new urban planning and mobility plan, a participatory action-research project gives teenagers a chance to express their vision of their city and of their role as citizens throu What do young Montrealers think of their neighbourhoods and their city?

Architecture - 15.07.2022
Dynamic building facades inspired by marine organisms could reduce heating, cooling and lighting costs
A new, low-cost "optofluidic" system designed by University of Toronto researchers - and inspired by marine life like fish, crab and krill - could help buildings save energy by dynamically changing the appearance of their exteriors.

Sport - Architecture - 11.07.2022
Value of cycling lanes in the eye of the beholder
Despite a growing body of research that shows the addition of cycling lanes in a neighbourhood positively correlates with increases in residential property values, the public perception of this value varies dramatically by neighbourhood type.

Architecture - 22.06.2022
Team receives funding to investigate the lack of family-sized apartment housing in Waterloo
SSHRC provides funding for Waterloo team to investigate the "missing middle" of residential housing By Three researchers from the University of Waterloo's Faculty of Environment have been awarded fun

Architecture - Art and Design - 13.06.2022

Architecture - Campus - 07.06.2022

Architecture - 22.02.2022

Campus - Architecture - 26.01.2022
Researchers use 'virtual slime mould' to design a TTC subway network less prone to disruption
Researchers use ’virtual slime mould’ to design a TTC subway network less prone to disruption
It doesn't have a brain and survives on rotting vegetable matter - but it could offer valuable insights into city planning, according to a team of University of Toronto researchers. Physarum polycephalum is a slime mould, a single-celled amoeboid organism that grows as a greenish-yellow system of veins.

Architecture - Campus - 18.01.2022

Health - Architecture - 10.01.2022
Expert insight: Rebuilding cities after the pandemic
Cities emerged as the epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic: roughly 90 per cent of COVID-19 infections worldwide were reported in urban settings.

Architecture - Health - 29.12.2021

Social Sciences - Architecture - 09.12.2021
Urban Studies cooperatives work towards a feminist city of Surrey
Urban Studies cooperatives work towards a feminist city of Surrey
City in Colour and Citopia, created by six migrant women of colour from SFU's Urban Studies master's program, aim to create an equitable, inclusive and accessible city and work environment for women.

Architecture - Economics / Business - 18.11.2021
Laneway homes can decrease neighbouring property values in affluent areas: UBC study
Laneway homes can decrease neighbouring property values in affluent areas: UBC study
Business, Law & Society Collins Maina Having a laneway house next door can significantly decrease the value of your Vancouver home, depending on where you live, according to a new UBC Sauder School of Business study. Researchers found the presence of a laneway house within 100 metres of a property on the West Side of the city was associated with a 2.8 per cent lower sale price on neighbouring properties.

Environment - Architecture - 30.09.2021
Want to reduce your carbon footprint? Build a smaller house with no basement: University of Toronto study
Want to reduce your carbon footprint? Build a smaller house with no basement: University of Toronto study
A team of researchers in the University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering has some practical advice for developers, homeowners and urban planners who want to reduce their environmental impact.