This is a collection of resources to help you get inspired!

Related Reading & Links

  • Toronto No Mean City by Eric Arthur
    Lost Toronto by William Dendy
    Unbuilt Toronto – A history of the City that Might have Been by Mark Osbaldeston
    Emerald City – Toronto Visited by John Bentley Mays
    Coach Houses of Toronto by Margo Salnek and Donna Griffith
    Toronto Architecture – A City Guide by Patricia McHugh
    Accidental City – The Transformation of Toronto by Robert Fulford
    The Beach: An Illustrated History from the Lake to Kingston Road by Glenn Cochrane and Jean Cochrane
    Glenn Cochrane’s Toronto: Tales of the City by Glenn Cochrane
    The Beach in Pictures: 1793-1932 by Mary Campbell and Barbara Myrvoid
    A Toronto Album – Glimpses of a City that Was by Mike Filey
    The Open Gate – Toronto Union Station Edited by Richard Bebout
  • City of Toronto – Zoning Information available by phone and online (see Zoning Information Summary Sheets section on City of Toronto Website)
    Ontario Building Code – (latest edition with current revisions is available in hard copies and online)
    Ontario Electrical Safety Code
    National Building Code 2005
    National Research Council (NRC)
    CMHC – Research Highlight
    Architectural Graphic Standards, 11th Edition – American Institute of Architects by Wiley/Sleeper
  • ‘Open Doors Toronto’
    ‘Port Hope House Tour’ – September
    ‘Niagara-on-the-Lake House Tour’
    'Beach House Tour'
    'Beach Studio Tour'
    'Bloor West Studio Tour'
  • Canada Innovates: Sustainable Building by School of Design (Ed. Luigi Ferrara and Emily Visser)
    The Green House- New Directions in Sustainable Architecture by Alanna Stang & Christopher Hawthorne
    Planting Green Roofs and Living Walls by Nigel Dunnett and Noel Kingsbury
    An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore
  • Ontario Association of Architects
    City of Toronto
    City of Mississauga Web
    Building Code (Ontario)
    CMHC Research Highlights
    Music (Madhouse Studios)

Humour & Comics

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