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 (http://twitter.com/SunPosition or @SunPosition) for the month of April 2012 and most contain links to news articles.

Smart Growth News - April 26, 2012 - http://bit.ly/JDqykm

More high-rise action, and concerns, in Guelph - http://bit.ly/JsJLBw

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

Toronto's Aura is taller, 78 stys 273m > New York by Gehry is "tallest residential tower in the Western Hemisphere" - http://bit.ly/IvZOyQ

Residents worried about shadows of Abbotsford's tallest tower - Vancouver Sun - http://bit.ly/HQCsUQ

Architect aims high with condo proposal in Edmonton - http://bit.ly/HvECXu

New height restrictions to keep Moscow’s historic skyline in view - http://bit.ly/Hw25eY

The Price of Height & Light - fantastic graphic showing cost to move up each floor in a NYC high-rise - http://bit.ly/Hw1Gt2

High-rise residential development is about to help transform the northern gateway into London - http://bit.ly/IxCb9U

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

Ashby high rise fight is over: Neighbors and developer agree on 78-story tower in Houston - http://houston.culturemap.com/newsdetail/04-01-12-april-fools-ashby-high-rise-neighbors-and-developer-agree-on-78-story-tower/

RT ‏@CityzenGroup: 15 Toronto architectural gems under threat - via Now Magazine: http://ow.ly/9Z10a

Cheers, Ralph

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