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Condos, Lettuce, and Tomatoes: Factors Influencing the Provision of Food Production Spaces in New Multi-Unit Residential Developments in Toronto and Vancouver
There are a number of societal benefits associated with urban agriculture, such as increasing the sense of community and promoting improved access to fresh produce. Despite its growing popularity, one of the key barriers, ...
Adaptive Reuse of Industrial Buildings in Toronto, Ontario: Evaluating Criteria for Determining Building Selection
Infill development, including the reuse of vacant and derelict industrial buildings, is a desirable form of development as municipalities face the pressure of continuous growth. There have been numerous industrial sites ...
Comparing Gentrification in Montreal and Toronto
Gentrification is a phenomenon that most urban planners are intimately familiar with, and it is a subject that has been documented and debated extensively within academic literature. Proponents argue that gentrification ...
Rapid Condominium Growth and the Emergence of the Ultra-Luxury Condominium Market in Toronto, Canada
In this thesis, I undertake a study of rapid condominium growth occurring in the City of Toronto, Canada, and the emergence of an ultra-luxury condominium market during a time of global financial instability. This thesis ...
A Streetcar Suburb for the 21st Century: Transit-Supportive Design Guidelines & Policy Recommendations for Eglinton Avenue West in Toronto
This report develops a series of urban design guidelines, policy changes, and recommendations for intensification along a segment of a suburban arterial road, Eglinton Avenue West, in Toronto, Ontario to foster increased ...
Poverty in post-war suburbs: are households doing better or worse?
This report explores the shift of low income households form older pre-war housing stock into post-war periods of construction. The shift is explored by identifying four periods of construction and using period of construction ...
What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Examining the Consequences of the City of Toronto Public Square By-laws on Diversity in Yonge-Dundas Square
Public spaces are indispensible to the success of life in a city. Irrespective of ones opinion on whether the space is truly accessible or would be better off privately managed, at the most fundamental level, there is an ...
Park It: Examining urban green spaces in the downtown core of Toronto, Ontario
AS the built environment continues to undergo intensification in urban areas, there is a growing interest to integrate green spaces within the city fabric.
Consuming the "Oriental Other," Constructing the Cosmopolitan Canadian: Reinterpreting Japanese Culinary Culture in Toronto's Japanese Restaurants
During the last decade, Japanese cuisine has become firmly rooted in Canada. The once unusual sounding dishes such as sushi, tempura, and edamame are now familiar to most Canadians. Indeed, Japanese restaurants make up a ...