Monthly archives of “December 2014

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Spectrum of Hope

Built in the late 1940s, Regent Park was Canada’s first and largest social (public) housing project. Like many housing projects of this era, it was modeled after Le Corbusier’s “towers in a park” ideology, though in this case most of the buildings were only a… Read More

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My identity crisis

If you’re a regular reader of Architect This City, there are many things that you might know about me.  You might know that I was initially trained as an architect, but that I immediately transitioned into real estate development after grad school (where I studied both… Read More

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Pushing and pulling

Venture capitalist Chris Dixon recently published an interesting post called, Two eras of the internet: pull and push. In it, he describes two patterns that have emerged within the internet over the past decade and a half. Pull (2000s): Pull is when you are seeking information,… Read More