Category Archives: Perversions

Toronto Trying to Force Green Roofs – Could Your City be Next?

(Apr. 21, 2009) North of the border a controversy is starting to gain steam in the nation’s largest city, Toronto. The city has proposed a by-law that would make ‘green roofs’ mandatory in new construction of condos higher than 7 storeys and office or retail complexes greater than 54,000 square feet (about 1/4 of a Wal-Mart Supercenter). Continue reading

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Toronto Trying to Force Green Roofs – Could Your City be Next?

(April 21, 2009) North of the border a controversy is starting to gain steam in the nation’s largest city, Toronto. The city has proposed a by-law that would make ‘green roofs’ mandatory in new construction of condos higher than 7 storeys and office or retail complexes greater than 54,000 square feet (about 1/4 of a Wal-Mart Supercenter). Continue reading

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Measuring the Economic and Financial Impacts of Environmental Hazards and Real Estate Development Projects

(April 19, 2009) The Cost Benefit Group (CBG), formerly Damage Valuation Associates, specializes in evaluating the economic and financial impacts of environmental hazards and real estate development projects. Continue reading

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Design Guidelines for Green Roofs

(April 19, 2009) Green roof infrastructure promises to become an increasingly important option for building oweners and community planners. As we move into the 21st century, green roofs can address many of the challenges facing urban residents. Continue reading

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Danger overhead

(April 17, 2009) Toronto’s plan to mandate green roofs on new buildings could seriously threaten the city’s building stock. Continue reading

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Wal-Mart environmentalism

(October 17, 2008) The next commodity to collapse will be mass-marketed environmentalism, which will come to be disdained. Continue reading

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How dark should a mayor’s Hour be?

(April 2, 2008) At 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, Mayor David Miller got into a car and drove from City Hall to a Shoppers Drug Mart on Eglinton Avenue West. He bought a card for the bar mitzvah of a family friend. Continue reading

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