Thursday, May 3, 2012

Sun/Shade & Urban Development - April 2012

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

Smart Growth News - April 26, 2012 -

More high-rise action, and concerns, in Guelph -

Wow, sounds serious > Stop Ashby High Rise group lays out plans to deter construction: We've only begun to fight -

Toronto's Aura is taller, 78 stys 273m > New York by Gehry is "tallest residential tower in the Western Hemisphere" -

Residents worried about shadows of Abbotsford's tallest tower - Vancouver Sun -

Architect aims high with condo proposal in Edmonton -

New height restrictions to keep Moscow’s historic skyline in view -

The Price of Height & Light - fantastic graphic showing cost to move up each floor in a NYC high-rise -

High-rise residential development is about to help transform the northern gateway into London -

RT ‏@pffox: #CRE Second most opposed land use in the US is... Casinos which are opposed by 77% of Americans -

Ashby high rise fight is over: Neighbors and developer agree on 78-story tower in Houston -

RT ‏@CityzenGroup: 15 Toronto architectural gems under threat - via Now Magazine:

Cheers, Ralph

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