My Thoughts On The Redesigned Mirvish+Gehry Towers

I have been much too busy this past week to blog however, when I heard that the Mirvish+Gehry towers project was being re-proposed, I knew I had to carve out some time to write about the changes as these buildings, assuming they do go ahead, are going to have a big impact on Toronto. The …

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Meet Your New Neighbour: West Queen West Condos

I’ll be the first to say that the buildings that occupy 944 Queen Street, the site of the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art are ugly. But that doesn’t mean that it deserves this fate: That image above is a rendering for West Queen West Condos, the proposed development that will soon be razing MOCCA, two …

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Further Thoughts On Toronto And A DPS

Last week I wrote a post about my concern about the idea of moving Toronto’s development planning/approval process to a development permit system (DPS), something that the City is seriously looking at doing. In that post, I tried to make it clear that while I can see some merit in including a DPS  as part …

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