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  • March 28, 2010

    The Crane Comes Down

    What goes up must come down. Check out this great time lapse video of the crane deconstruction.

  • February 24, 2010

    Pushing the Building Envelope

    The Centre for Green Cities’ windows, walls, roof and foundation are expected to cut energy use by 58%.

  • February 23, 2010

    Meet Shaji

    Shaji Kangapadan heads our Community Partnership Initiative, which aims to make Evergreen Brick Works embrace and reflect Toronto’s rich cultural diversity.

  • February 23, 2010

    A New Old Brick

    Walking through the drying kilns last week, we came across bricks stamped with “Toronto Brick Company”.

  • February 21, 2010

    A Geotourism Hotspot: National Geographic

    When one thinks of eco-travel, one envisions going to places like Cambodia, Mongolia or Costa Rica. But Toronto?

  • February 8, 2010

    View from the Fifth Floor

    We’ve been enjoying the beautiful sunny weather lately—and even caught this scenic view from the fifth floor of the Centre For Green Cities.

  • January 21, 2010

    Meet John and Joe

    With over 60 years’ experience between them, John Della Serra and Joe Furtado know a few things about building.