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The Ecological Urbanism exhibit

By April 15, 2017 No Comments

CBI’s Ecological Urbanism launch featured an expert panel discussing the importance of nature in urban planning and showcased designs from planning students from Ryerson and the University of Toronto. (Panellists from left to right: Dan Berman, Vincent Racine, Carolyn Woodland, and Jennifer Kowalski.)


The Ryerson City Building Institute launched the Ecological Urbanism exhibit at the Urbanspace Gallery featuring designs by planning students from Ryerson and the University of Toronto. Running until May 14, Ecological Urbanism celebrates the intersection of culture, nature, and infrastructure.

A panel discussion took place at the sold-out launch featuring Alyssa North (Director of the Master of Landscape Architecture program, University of Toronto), Dan Berman (Director and Producer of “Accidental Parkland: The Bounty & Burden of Toronto’s Ravines”), Vincent Racine (Graduate Student, Ryerson University School of Urban and Regional Planning), Carolyn Woodland (Senior Director of Planning, Greenspace and Communications, Toronto and Region Conservation), and Jennifer Kowalski (Program Standard & Development Officer for the Parks, Forestry & Recreation division, City of Toronto). The discussion was moderated by Nina-Marie Lister (Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor, Ryerson University).