Monthly archives of “December 2013

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Priced out of the city

Earlier this month, the Royal Bank of Canada and the Pembina Institute co-published a report on Toronto’s housing market called “Priced Out”. The overarching argument is that homebuyers in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) are being “priced out” of the areas in which they really… Read More

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I got 88 buildings

The NH Deutscher Kaiser Hotel building in Munich looks like this: It’s a fairly conventional tower on top of a podium. However, photographer Victor Enrich decided to reimagine what this tower and podium could look like. In fact, he did it 88 times. Here’s the video.… Read More

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Tech irony

I came across an interesting op-ed in the New York Times this morning called “What Tech Hasn’t Learned from Urban Planning.” It basically talks about how, despite the fact that tech companies are increasingly moving from the suburbs to the city, they haven’t yet figured… Read More