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On July 30, we hosted the second in our Urban Innovation Café event series, “Hacking Surface Transit in Toronto.” Over 140 people attended to hear our panelists answer the question,…
Ryerson CBIAugust 13, 2019
This op-ed appeared in the Toronto Star on August 6, 2019. By Cherise Burda. Toronto is facing a housing affordability crisis, and single-detached neighbourhoods are, unfortunately, growing increasingly exclusive. Meanwhile,…
Ryerson CBIAugust 6, 2019
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Together Design Lab Creates Toolkit for Laneway Activation
With laneway housing now made possible in Toronto, it's a great time to think more about how else we can animate our laneways and build an ever-more interesting, inclusive and…Read More
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