A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Toronto

A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Toronto

Book - 2010
Average Rating:
Rate this:

A pocket guidebook to the extraordinary architectural revival in Toronto over the last two decades.

Over the past 20 years, there has been a resurgence of city building in Toronto that has not been seen since the buoyant optimism of the 1960s. The cultural renaissance has increased awareness of design and of the market for cultural tourism in Toronto. A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Toronto provides a perspective on this process of cultural and architectural transformation, and the selected projects reflect contemporary tendencies, aspirations and attitudes towards city building.

Following the same format as the other two guidebooks in the series -- Montreal and Vancouver -- each project is featured on a two-page spread with a concise, descriptive text, project information, photographs and drawings. The projects are organized by neighbourhood and allow the reader to take a self-guided tour. Maps at the introduction of each neighbourhood provide context, and an index provides easy referencing of projects throughout. The Guidebook provides a comprehensive look at contemporary architecture in Toronto and is sure to contribute to the Canadian and international dialogue on the design of our cities.

Publisher: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, c2010
ISBN: 9781553654445
1553654447
Branch Call Number: 720.971354109051 Goo 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 191 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
Additional Contributors: Goodfellow, Phil 1977-

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at SPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top