Daniels Faculty of Architecture Landscape and Design

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The Art of Design

Gord Dorrett explains why FORREC has given $100,000 to support a “critique room” at U of T's new Daniels Building

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The High Cost of a Home

Faculty and students at Toronto’s four universities will work together to seek answers to the city’s housing crisis

Outside the Box

U of T alumna Margaret Russocki was a leading modernist architect in Toronto – and one of the few women in her field

Kelvin Browne

Working with Clay

At the Gardiner Museum, Kelvin Browne aims to connect people with the beauty and artistry of ceramics -- and encourage them to make their own

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A Hub for Urban Innovation

The renovated Daniels Building at One Spadina will bring together scholars from across the university to envision an even better Toronto

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Making Camp

U of T prof’s designs let campers sleep over wetlands or high among trees

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Goodbye to Cars!

U of T embarks on a bold plan to restore, renew and beautify the historic St. George campus

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Street Theatre

A design for the Gardiner Expressway illustrates how U of T students are reimagining Toronto

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Architect’s Playground

Benjamin Dillenburger uses computers and 3D printers to create structures that are impossible to draw and almost impossible to imagine

Reclaimed seawater irrigates urban farms in Juan Caviedes and Negin Akhlaghpour's award-winning design. Illustration: Juan Caviedes and Negin Akhlaghpour

Designing a Sustainable City

Out of 82 entries from around the globe, the design of two Daniels Faculty graduates brought home the top prize in the SymbioticCities 2014 International Design Ideas Competition

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Travel Upgrade

For many Torontonians, the daily commute is a spirit-crusher. What if it could enrich your life instead?

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Aging Cities

Global population of seniors will triple by 2050, creating challenges for urban planners, report says

Intelligent Clothing

Architecture grad student Stacie Vos has developed a "smart" shirt that can detect germs and protect its wearer from them

U of T landscape architecture students Gregory Bunker, Jessica Wagner and Daniel Garcia Marquez hold their winning design

Design on the Fly

A team of U of T students have won a 24-hour challenge to redesign the front entrance of Toronto's central Y

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City Building

The Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design unveils a bold plan to transform historic One Spadina

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Flood Control

As New Orleans rebuilds, U of T students are helping the city rethink its approach to water management

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What Toronto Needs

A real transit strategy, a solution to its financial troubles, better urban design – and mayoral candidates willing to discuss these things

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Polar Express

Architecture prof's Arctic designs include proposed Russia-Alaska rail link

Should this view of Queen's Park be preserved? Photo by Emma Lagunday, http://www.flickr.com/photos/httpwwwflickrcomphotos_emma

Protecting the View

Should towers be visible behind Queen's Park? An architecture grad fights to safeguard the view of Toronto's most important heritage building

Water Pressure

Canadians feel no urgency to conserve water, but they should, says architecture prof

Office dA's proposal for the Daniels Faculty calls for a new angular glass and steel façade to be constructed over the building’s exterior, almost like a helmet.

Anatomy of a Makeover

Architect Nader Tehrani talks about his company's striking design for the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture

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Tower Power

Toronto mayor picks up U of T plan to green, preserve and beautify the city's highrises

Joan of Architecture

While everyone else was tearing down historical buildings and throwing up mega-developments, architect Joan Burt spoke up for preservation

By Grand Design

A $14-million gift from John and Myrna Daniels will transform the Faculty of Architecture

Green City, China

Architecture grad wins international design competition for mammoth project

Model Critiques

Legendary architects Frank Gehry and Daniel Libeskind review graduate student designs

Memorial Design

Prof. Daniel Libeskind wins competition for redevelopment of the World Trade Center site