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The charm and challenge of nostalgia in ...

A light article on Mashable this week took a stab at some people’s nostalgia for the 90s. Sure, the decade was full of things like Nintendo 64 and Jurassic Park set in a more or less modern world without the darkness of the early 2000s. But, according to Mashable, technology in particular at this time […]

The 52 best projects shortlisted for the...

Downtown revitalizations, eco-friendly housing, cycle paths, rail and metro developments, public squares, shopping center improvements and an education and community district are some of the projects revealed in the Australian Urban shortlist. Design Awards 2019 announced recently. Fifty-two projects from across Australia were selected from a field of 91 entries, and the winners will be […]

Denmark and Sweden are creative in urban...

Our friends at the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) organized a housing tour in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Malmö, Sweden, last spring. Their goal was to combine innovative ideas in terms of sustainability, urban design and architecture. Some of the key takeaways from their trip? Don’t be afraid to make mistakes when it comes to innovation; […]

Inside Housing – Commentary – The buildi

Paul Timmins Paul Timmins is Executive Director of the Association of Consultant Approved Inspectors As the post-Grenfell insurance crisis continues to rock the industry, Paul Timmins warns that private building control inspectors face an existential threat that demands urgent action Image: Getty dividing lines As the post-Grenfell insurance crisis continues to grip the industry, Paul […]