Edited by E.R.A. Architects, theTower Renewal Opportunities Book compiles research conducted over the past several years by the University of Toronto and E.R.A. Architects. The Opportunities book examines the origin of Toronto’s modern planned apartment communities, and their future potential in a green and equitable city.
The book is divided into ten sections available for download:
Key research includes an analysis of the historical framework of tower development in Toronto and their future potential related to community development and sustainable growth in the Toronto region, as well as a survey of Tower Block renewal efforts internationally by Graeme Stewart; building science techniques developed by University of Toronto Professors Ted Kesik and Ivan Saleff at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto; new income distribution research by Professor David Hulchanski at the department of Geography, and more.