All posts tagged “laneway

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Laneway suites are happening

Today I learned that Councillor Ana Bailão and Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon have put forward a motion to the June 13, 2017 Toronto and East York Community Council. It asks the Chief Planner and City Planning to undertake further public consultation and report back in Q1… Read More

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Compact and constrained

I was walking by a tight construction site last night and it got me thinking. Besides the obvious environmental benefits of building up, as opposed to out, compact urban sites can force something else: intent. One of the ways I think about good design is that… Read More

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Living minimally

“The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.” – Lin Yutang Yesterday I posted the above photo on social media with the caption:  “This year I decided to go ALL OUT for Halloween.”  A friend then responded and said:  “A minimalist does Halloween.… Read More