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A Change in Form or Function? Using Smart Growth Criteria to Evaluate Alternative Zoning Methods in an Existing Neighbourhood
Smart Growth criteria developed by the APA is used to evaluate three methods of zoning. Zoning models were developed as they would relate to an existing neighbourhood in order to limit bias. The zoning methods considered ...
The notable role of planners in community energy plans
This Master’s report analyzes CEPs in two Ontario communities through the lens of a planner, to investigate the role of professional planners in developing these plans. This study will identify the key elements of CEPs, ...
Growing Pains: Exploring the implications of Urban Vertical Growth on Emergency Fire Service delivery in Toronto, Ontario
High-rises have become second nature in today’s urban landscape, and Toronto is no exception. With defined geographical borders, the only place for new growth is up. While the growth is supported by Toronto’s Official Plan ...