All posts tagged “suburbs

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Should we go backward to go forward?

Robert A.M Stern–who is a fairly traditional architect (stylistically) and Dean of the Yale School of Architecture–recently coauthored a book called “Paradise Planned: The Garden Suburb and the Modern City.” It’s over 1,000 pages. I haven’t read it yet and I likely won’t, but I did just read this… Read More

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Car as prosthetic

I spent a lot of time in the suburbs over the holidays and it got me thinking. For all the talk about intensification here in Toronto, adapting our car dependent suburbs to become, well, less car dependent is going to be an enormous challenge. Once… Read More