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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Heritage Toronto Award for Tridel’s James Cooper Mansion restoration

Heritage Toronto Award for Tridel’s James Cooper Mansion restoration

James Cooper Mansion, built in 1882, with the condo tower in the background. The historic house was restored by Tridel and incorporated in the new community on Sherbourne Street. The project received an Award of Merit from Heritage Toronto last night. The site features a public art installation by Eldon Garnet called “Inversion.”  The James… Continue Reading

Cool chairs that guys will like

Cool chairs that guys will like

The challenge of creating the simple chair seems to attract designers and architects as no other object used in daily life does. In the successful chair, form and function fuse. It must be comfortable, yet pleasing, even beautiful to look at. The Aviator Chair by Timothy Oulton is inspired by the fighter planes of World… Continue Reading

Keep household debt down: IMF

Keep household debt down: IMF

Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund. The body is worried about the world’s, including Canada’s, economic outlook, saying that the probability of global recession is “alarmingly” high. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is a bit like the nagging parent who’s always after the children to turn off the lights when they leave a… Continue Reading

Green Building Festival to link vision with practicalities, innovation with regulation

Green Building Festival to link vision with practicalities, innovation with regulation

This year’s event will focus on the connection between building codes and performance. The subject matter may lack glamour, but its importance can’t be overstated: this year’s Green Building Festival, taking place at the Evergreen Brick Works on October 11–12, is titled New Codes, Better Buildings. Sustainable building experts from around the world will talk… Continue Reading

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Studies: Millennials are choosing smaller urban condominiums over larger suburban homes; transit more important than size

Studies: Millennials are choosing smaller urban condominiums over larger suburban homes; transit more important than size

Studies suggest 18-34 year olds prefer condo and apartment living for walkability, short commutes and access to amenities — and not because of affordability. Many would choose an even smaller condo, with a higher price-per-square foot, just to have ready access to subway. [1] Access to transit was the number one factor, despite price. Lower…

Eco living in condos: your guide to living green no matter where you call home

Eco living in condos: your guide to living green no matter where you call home

Eco living may seem like an impossible task in a condo with limited space. In an ideal world, you would be living in a new or recently upgraded condo, complete with energy-efficient appliances, LED light bulbs, solar panels, and more. For the rest of us in condos, replacing appliances and adding solar panels may be out…

Ask the Lawyer: Reader worried about python snake in condo

Ask the Lawyer: Reader worried about python snake in condo

Reader Question I’m worried because I have a ball python and my neighbour found out and I know she’s not happy. She said she was going to complain to management. I tried not to let anyone know because I know how people think about my pet. People who don’t have snakes don’t understand how great…

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