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International Mega-Events and Urban Planning in the Context of Toronto
This paper explores mega-events and their relationship to urban planning and public participation. Mega-events, often referred to as hallmark events, are short-term, high profile spectacles that have a massive popular ...
A Materialist Acoustemology of Urban Atmospheres in Mexico City's Centro Histórico
The resonant frequency of sound, that is to say, the vibratory quality of sound, is felt and registered by our bodies in a way that goes beyond the audible. In an urban environment, the combination of sounds creates a sonic ...
Redevelopment Of The Centre For Addiction And Mental Health: Do Images Speak Louder Than Words?
Since the advent of modern medicine and the isolation of "disease of the mind" (Prichard, 1837), specialized institutions for psychiatric care have sought to aid in treating such debilitating conditions, often with an eye ...
Places that Glow: Evaluating the Legacy of the 2015 Toronto Pan/Parapan American Games
Toronto is two years removed from hosting the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games. Within the two-year span, from the event's commencement to its end, ample time has been given to debate and consider whether the legacy of the ...
Planning For Child-friendly Neighbourhoods In Hamilton: A Case Study
Cities across the globe are experiencing increasing urbanization, and as a result, more and more children and youth are living in urban neighbourhoods. Neighbourhoods can provide opportunities for children to accumulate ...