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Architecture - 25.01.2024
Flawed foreign ownership narratives drove 'housing nationalism' in Canada
Flawed foreign ownership narratives drove ’housing nationalism’ in Canada
The number of B.C. homes owned by people who live outside of Canada is less than half the number of homes that B.C. residents own abroad.

Architecture - 11.12.2023
Survey asks Calgarians what they think about Airbnb in their community
Survey asks Calgarians what they think about Airbnb in their community

Campus - Architecture - 11.10.2023
Making waves in the world of amphibious architecture

Architecture - Social Sciences - 04.10.2023
In search of spatial justice
In search of spatial justice

Architecture - 12.09.2023
Bringing hope to a Kenyan community devastated by fire
Bringing hope to a Kenyan community devastated by fire

Architecture - Health - 07.09.2023
How China invests in another Asian country
How China invests in another Asian country
UdeM geography professor Gabriel Fauveaud travelled to Sihanoukville, Cambodia, to see the social, economic, and physical impact of the Chinese spending spree in the port city.

Architecture - Social Sciences - 05.09.2023
University of Waterloo to build new, 500-bed residence prioritizing Indigenous design principles

Environment - Architecture - 26.05.2023
Teaching and learning from young children: Climate change, forced migration and the built environment

Architecture - 19.05.2023
Courtyard Residence expands student housing spaces at SFU’s Burnaby campus

Environment - Architecture - 13.04.2023
Come for the selfie, stay for the sustainability
Come for the selfie, stay for the sustainability
For Lou Corpuz-Bosshart UBC students built a hempcrete building that is one of the first 'carbon-minimal' institutional buildings in Canada.

Architecture - Campus - 12.04.2023
Event: One of Canada’s first carbon-minimal campus spaces is now complete - and it was designed entirely by students

Architecture - Innovation - 06.04.2023
Adaptis’ proprietary, AI-driven software enables circularity in construction

Law - Architecture - 09.03.2023
Celebrating the vision and construction of the National Centre for Indigenous Laws
Celebrating the vision and construction of the National Centre for Indigenous Laws

Psychology - Architecture - 17.02.2023
Condos: status symbol or worrying sign of gentrification?
Condos: status symbol or worrying sign of gentrification?
Some people have a negative emotional response to the proliferation of condos in the Montreal region - and an UdeM doctoral candidate says we should listen to them.

Architecture - 16.02.2023
Earthquakes in Turkey: a predictable and deplorable tragedy
Fatma Özdogan, an architect and UdeM doctoral candidate, hopes that her research into post-disaster reconstruction will help prevent tragedies like the one that occurred in Turkey, her home country.

Economics - Architecture - 27.01.2023
Owners of the priciest properties in Vancouver pay very little income tax, UBC study finds
Owners of the priciest properties in Vancouver pay very little income tax, UBC study finds

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 - 09.11.2022
'Thoughtfully conceived': University College revitalization praised in Canadian Architect magazine
’Thoughtfully conceived’: University College revitalization praised in Canadian Architect magazine

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
Designing her world

Event - Architecture - 13.10.2022
With her podcast, Alexandra Lambropoulos tells the stories of urban innovation in Africa and beyond
With her podcast, Alexandra Lambropoulos tells the stories of urban innovation in Africa and beyond

Environment - Architecture - 05.10.2022
UBC experts on municipal election issues
UBC experts on municipal election issues

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 - Event - 23.08.2022
Moshe Safdie, one of the world's most acclaimed and influential architects, gifts his professional archive to McGill University
Moshe Safdie, one of the world’s most acclaimed and influential architects, gifts his professional archive to McGill University

Architecture - Environment - 22.08.2022
Faculty and staff housing targeting Passive House certification opens at UBC 

Architecture - Environment - 26.07.2022
University of Toronto Scarborough's Valley Land Trail recognized with urban architecture award: The Toronto Star
University of Toronto Scarborough’s Valley Land Trail recognized with urban architecture award: The Toronto Star

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 - Event - 15.06.2022
Douglas Cardinal, an award-winning architect known for his natural forms, receives honorary degree
Douglas Cardinal, an award-winning architect known for his natural forms, receives honorary degree

Architecture - Art and Design - 13.06.2022
Inspired by living architecture

Architecture - Campus - 07.06.2022
New UBC Vancouver student residences open with gifted names from Musqueam

Architecture - Campus - 07.06.2022
Sharing his heritage

Environment - Architecture - 24.05.2022
McGill announces C$6 million chair in architecture to develop turn-key solutions for mass building climate retrofits
McGill announces C$6 million chair in architecture to develop turn-key solutions for mass building climate retrofits

Architecture - 18.05.2022
How University of Toronto's School of Cities is helping reimagine a Toronto fire station: The Globe and Mail
How University of Toronto’s School of Cities is helping reimagine a Toronto fire station: The Globe and Mail

Architecture - 10.05.2022
How this turtle helped reduce plastic waste in an office building
How this turtle helped reduce plastic waste in an office building

Environment - Architecture - 03.05.2022
Students contribute to City of Toronto climate action projects through University of Toronto 'Living Lab' course
Students contribute to City of Toronto climate action projects through University of Toronto ’Living Lab’ course

Architecture - Social Sciences - 21.04.2022
School of Cities releases plan to boost mixed-use development in Toronto
School of Cities releases plan to boost mixed-use development in Toronto

Campus - Architecture - 30.03.2022
'Brutalist'' Architect behind University of Toronto Scarborough's Science and Humanities Wing didn't think so
’Brutalist’’ Architect behind University of Toronto Scarborough’s Science and Humanities Wing didn’t think so

Architecture - 22.02.2022
UBC experts on B.C. budget
UBC experts on B.C. budget

Campus - Architecture - 07.02.2022
University of Toronto architecture students celebrate resilience in Winter Stations design competition
University of Toronto architecture students celebrate resilience in Winter Stations design competition

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
Longtime professor receives Order of Canada honours

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
UWaterloo professors named to the Order of Canada

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 - 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.

Architecture - Campus - 17.11.2017
U of T celebrates the opening of One Spadina Crescent