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University of Toronto

  • News Building

    University of Toronto acquires downtown CAMH site

    August 22, 2017 by Building

    The University of Toronto announced the purchase of a four-acre site in downtown Toronto today, with the CAMH lands near the corner of College and Spadina now owned and administered by the university. According to U of T, “the site’s current tenant,

  • Diamond Schmitt’s Robarts Library expansion breaks ground in Toronto

    July 24, 2017 by Building

    Canada’s largest academic library is growing. A major expansion of Robarts Library at the University of Toronto will add 1,200 work and study spaces to the iconic facility, which is known as an exemplar of the concrete Brutalist style of

  • Winning designs announced for third annual Winter Stations competition

    January 16, 2017 by Building

    The windswept beaches of Toronto will come alive once more this winter as the third annual Winter Stations Design Competition transforms lifeguard stations into playful art installations. Five winning designs were selected out of hundreds of submissions by the design

  • University of Toronto celebrates donors of One Spadina Crescent

    November 17, 2016 by Building

    In June of 2013, the University of Toronto’s John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design unveiled its plans to transform One Spadina Crescent into a focal point for education, research, and outreach — a centre where students, scholars,

  • Where to Dig?

    November 10, 2016 by Rhys Phillips

    Across Canada, infrastructure renewal and investment is desperately needed. But who pays and how? Land Value Capture mechanisms are seen by many as a potential solution to this dilemma.

  • Feature Construction

    Let’s All Get Along

    November 8, 2016 by Peter Sobchak

    Here’s what we know: over the next 10 years the Federal government aims to deliver $120 billion of infrastructure investment. What we don’t know is how it will be spent, or how they will come up with it. And this

  • Ontario Good Roads gifts $500,000 to UofT’s Department of Civil Engineering

    October 5, 2016 by Building

    The Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA) has made a lead gift of $500,000 to establish an innovative research chair position in the University of Toronto’s Department of Civil Engineering. Investing in and maintaining municipal infrastructure is one of the greatest