Sunday, September 2, 2012

Sun/Shade & Urban Development - August 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).
Coming soon to a suburb near you: highrise development - Vancouver Sun http://bit.ly/N1mrjT
Massive residential community preparing to build east of Richmond Olympic Oval -http://bit.ly/TUz8xt
Will have to pull strings to get this approved, Nashville developer proposes guitar-shaped highrise condo - http://bit.ly/NupD94
Private urban lakes built as part of new communities in Calgary. Awesome idea.
Three 3-storey apt buildings to come down for two new highrise buildings in Burnaby-http://bit.ly/Oc5ij1
Business Review Canada: Canada’s top towns for real estate investment are Barrie, Red Deer, Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, and Surrey
Business Review Canada: Canada’s top towns for real estate investment - http://bit.ly/NiV2qt
Proposals for Harmony Village, Barrie, are by Core Architects, RAW, Hariri Pontarini, and Diamond Schmitt - http://bit.ly/NiTxZn
City Core Dev unveils 4 renderings of potential designs for Harmony Village, Barrie - http://bit.ly/NiTxZn @BuzzBuzzHome
Second company plans highrise next to proposed U of T residence - Globe & Mail - http://bit.ly/OWQHJC
Worked out max building height for Client considering purchase of Toronto high-rise site. Goal: no new shadow on nearby schoolyard.
38-storey hotel/condo proposed in Seattle - http://bit.ly/O6JesR
Good way to kill the market. RT @CTVNews: Average home prices set to slip 10 per cent over 2-3 years: Scotiabank - http://ow.ly/cPtjs
Is Human Scale Important to Cities Without Skyscrapers? - http://bit.ly/PFadZG
Belleville Planning talks highrise condo - http://bit.ly/Mui1x7
'Stop Ashby' group vows continued opposition in Houston - http://bit.ly/P5ycGK
Ottawa is both too tall and too short - http://bit.ly/NYlEBi
Developer says city's delaying downtown Winnipeg highrise - http://bit.ly/RAhKzh
Proposed 47-sty San Francisco condo, shadow problems as far away as Union Square and the Tenderloin - http://bit.ly/Neybva
@PinnacleINTL Now that is an impressive address, "1 Yonge Street, Toronto"
Way to go @PinnacleINTL "@NewHomeBuyers: Is 1 Yonge the site for a signature tower? We think so! - http://bit.ly/ODrh42"
"@NewHomeBuyers: Is 1 Yonge the site for a signature tower? We think so! - http://bit.ly/ODrh42"
Highrise towers near Rogers Arena get rezoning approval from Vancouver council - http://bit.ly/QpFSm0

Cheers, Ralph

No comments:

Post a Comment