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  http://paper.li/SunPosition/1376522926


Creating Sustainable Communities | Construction Canada

Photos © Ben Rahn/A-frame Inc.

more - http://t.co/htQfcOkTy8


Shadow concerns >

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

Sloans Lake trees

more - http://t.co/1AqX2cBykb


The Courier: Are wind turbines good neighbors?

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more - http://t.co/kIYdRksC3a


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

The proposed apartment tower for Ivanhoe.

more - http://t.co/EPZjrNT0oh


No shadow study required >

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

more - http://t.co/MFlfj9Udi5


Shadow studies to be completed >

Milton councillors debate land-use plans for condo

Milton councillors debate land-use plans for condo

more - http://t.co/ogmjsiB5p9


'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.

more - http://t.co/mS0f1wplJl


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

Instagramarama_Cranes

more - http://t.co/rUR8oDR7SU


A non-pedestrian design to attract pedestrians | Construction Canada

Allen + Maurer Architect. docket 2647

more - http://t.co/rVdtQe381B


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

more - http://t.co/XbGNRMWIxJ


Cheers, Ralph

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