Edited by ERA Architects, the Tower 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 Opportunities Book recieved a National Urban Design Award in 2010, and a Toronto Urban Design Award in 2009.
The book is divided into ten sections available for download:
Mapping Tower Renewal, Part 1:
- Existing Infrastructure
- A City of Modern Towers and Parks and Natural Systems
- Infrastructure and Inequity and A Polarized City
Modern Tower Blocks and Apartment Neighbourhoods: Toronto’s Urban Asset
Looking Internationally: Aging Tower Blocks in the 21st Century
Vibrant Neighbourhoods and a Sustainable City: The Opportunities of Mayor’s Tower Renewal
Mapping Tower Renewal, Part 2: