Thursday, February 2, 2012

Sun/Shade & Urban Development – Jan 2012

The following relate to urban development and design in general, specific projects, and sun/shade issues.  They were derived from our twitter feed (http://twitter.com/SunPosition or @SunPosition) for the month of January 2012 and most contain links to news articles.

NERO condos + lofthouses will bring architectural credibility to Dundas strip in Toronto. http://shar.es/f7KoN

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Nope, it’s a drone flown by a Californian realtor… And the LAPD ain’t pleased. http://shar.es/f7iUZ

RT @CityzenGroup: The weather's been good and so has construction at Pier 27! See our construction update. http://ow.ly/8LnKG

RT @BuzzBuzzHome: Now THAT is a scale model worth writing home about! Check out Picasso's by @monarch_group. http://ow.ly/8HNJf

RT @BuzzBuzzHome: Crane sighted in the sky over Pinnacle Grand Park! The construction phase just got serious. http://ow.ly/8D9SW

Toronto ranks second in smartest cities on the planet list. http://shar.es/fXPGK

RT @Urban_Toronto: Sweet renders of new Minto / Freed project planned for Front and Bathurst. http://bit.ly/y9B17T

RT @BuzzBuzzHome: Sweet!! @dna3condos construction images are up. Check out the demolition. http://ow.ly/8y6oJ

RT @BarrieExaminer: Growth spurt. Future plans unveiled in Alliston. Alcona ID'd as new growth area. http://goo.gl/odSls

RT @TorontoUpdate: Bouncing back from recession, Toronto leads Canada's growth | Globe and Mail http://bit.ly/yt1a2E

RT @MasonHomes: Solar-powered 'smart' roads could zap snow, ice. http://ow.ly/8uTm9 Wouldn't this come in handy around here.

RT @BuzzBuzzHome: The 2nd tallest building in the world will be 200-storeys high, house 100k people, and only take 6 months to build. http://blog.buzzbuzzhome.com/2012/01/200-storey-prefab-housing-100000-people-with-a-6-month-completion-time-for-real.html

RT @BuzzBuzzHome: Fabrik’s amazing new condo rendering from @MenkesLife is music to our ears… Epic music. http://shar.es/WFr49

First paving the way for the cultural rebirth of downtown Calgary. http://shar.es/WRO83

Building New York: SOM Reshapes Roosevelt Island. http://bit.ly/zMU8c3

MT @Urbanation: 3-sty bldgs w 43 units planned for SW corner Charles & Church (would have thought 25-35 stys here?)

Construction starts soon on 14-storey condo next to High Park. http://www.citytv.com/toronto/citynews/news/local/article/180751#.TxHwvV6rSVg.twitter

RT @planetizen: Google Maps faces a new competitor: the "Wikipedia of Maps". http://ow.ly/8dpdT

RT @bildgta RT @mintocondos: 2011 is Toronto’s year of the highrise! http://ow.ly/8e1WR
 
Cheers, Ralph

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