All posts by “Brandon Graham Donnelly

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Districts versus spines

I was recently having a discussion on Twitter about midrise buildings and architect Dermot Sweeny raised the important distinction between creating “spines” and creating “districts.” What he was referring to with “spines” was the way in which Toronto is intensifying its “Avenues” with midrise buildings.… Read More

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Construction is messy

The typical way to build buildings is through a design-bid-build approach. The way this works is that you first design stuff and create drawings. You then ask people to price the stuff that you have drawn. And then you proceed to build what is on… Read More