Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Sun/Shade & Urban Development - July 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).

Barclay Downs fighting zoning change, concern re shadow on swim club and tennis courts in Charlotte NC - http://bit.ly/NGcKbu  

RT @CondoChicks: DNA3 Condos Construction Update: July 2012 - http://ow.ly/1lKqqb

‏RT @CondoChicks: Aura Condos is on the Rise! - http://ow.ly/1lKqqa

Perspective is the key to understanding the condo market - Toronto Star - http://bit.ly/LRWuTo  

RT ‏@NewHomeBuyers: Big news out in Montreal, thanks to our friends over at Canderel - http://bit.ly/PXQ0zk

RT ‏@NewHomeBuyers: Montreal is set to receive their tallest building! - http://bit.ly/Q9yzlg

Urban Design Awards announce winners - http://bit.ly/NFPpWF  

Children's Memorial plans get taller, add a high-rise, Lincoln Park, Chicago - http://bit.ly/LWH55A

West Croydon UK high-rise homes plan gets mixed reception - http://bit.ly/NwFjFm  

Cadillac Fairview / Canderel plans residential skyscraper attached to Bell Centre arena in Montreal - http://natpo.st/OBtv2A

How can housing density be increased? - The Urbanist - http://bit.ly/NSGKwD  

Expanding due to heat? > Exploding glass not a clear cut issue for developers - Toronto Star - http://bit.ly/P2QdEv

What's in a name? > "Protesters crash condo rebranding event" - Ottawa Sun - http://bit.ly/MZs8iI

Highrise proposed at former Humane Society site on Champagne Ave, Ottawa - http://bit.ly/LRAuat

Video: The Shard: London's new super-highrise - Globe & Mail - http://bit.ly/LRzW4o

Balcony pools proposed in Mumbai high-rise. Let's hope the glass holds better than it does in Toronto - http://bit.ly/LRyWNF

From the home front: Skyscraper 'renaissance,' best tall buildings, towering proposals - http://bit.ly/LRyWNF  

Appeal against ‘SoBa’ high-rise on Catherine Street in Ottawa dismissed - http://bit.ly/Lo5eSr  

Residents oppose proposed Teron Road highrise in Kanata, Ottawa - http://bit.ly/N9Gjja  

Liberty Dev. proposes 2 condo high-rises in Vaughan > High-density development a-go at Weston, Hwy. 7 - http://bit.ly/Lo1EaM

RT ‏@NewHomeBuyers Looks like we might see another two-tower project rising in Yorkville! - http://bit.ly/KXZFIF



Cheers, Ralph

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