Friday, May 8, 2015

Sun/Shade & Urban Development – April 2015

The following relate to urban development and urban design in general, and to specific projects with sun/shade issues in particular. They were derived from our twitter feed @SunPosition

Check out our weekly news summary “Sun, Shadow & Urban Development” at

Creating Sustainable Communities | Construction Canada

Photos © Ben Rahn/A-frame Inc.

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Shadow concerns >

Sloan's Lake Neighborhood Association sues city over SLOANS : North Denver Tribune

Sloans Lake trees

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The Courier: Are wind turbines good neighbors?


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'Monstrous' suburban skyscraper planned for one of Melbourne's tallest peaks in Ivanhoe via @theage

The proposed apartment tower for Ivanhoe.

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No shadow study required >

Keeping the Neighborhood Out of the Loop: 'Low Income' Add-Ons Let Developers Get Away with Murder

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Shadow studies to be completed >

Milton councillors debate land-use plans for condo

Milton councillors debate land-use plans for condo

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'Billionaire's Row' Supertowers Up for Public Debate at Community Meeting via @Dnainfo

 The developer of One57 secured city construction permits to work 24 hours a day, according to DOB documents.

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@SkyJacked793 Thought you'd like these - 10 sky high photos taken from top of construction cranes via @buzzbuzzhome


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A non-pedestrian design to attract pedestrians | Construction Canada

Allen + Maurer Architect. docket 2647

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1:1 ratio for bldg height to right-of-way width is about equal to n-s shadow length on the equinoxes in Toronto.

The New Bird-safe, Low-E Coated, Acid-etched Glass | Construction Canada via @ConstructCanMag

Walker building-falcon HR

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Cheers, Ralph

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