Developer (OPL Human Library 2014)
Annotation:What makes a great house in the city? This title examines what has worked well in some of the most successful housing types throughout the world - from old to new, high rise to low rise, innovative to conventional.
Annotation:Can cities make us better people? Is the suburban American Dream really a nightmare? In this lively and accessible book, Montgomery shows urban design to be not only exciting, but integral to our future.
Annotation:A comprehensive examination of sustainable urbanism principles and practices and speculates about its future
Annotation:This completely revised fourth edition of Canadian cities in transition examines in depth the major transformations taking place in urban Canada - and the transformations that must be set in motion if the society is to survive
Annotation:A best-selling title in the urban planning market, Contemporary Urban Planning provides students with an insider's view of sub-state urban planning including details on the interplay of politics, law, money, and interest groups
Annotation:(Fiction) Toronto investigator Jonah Geller and his partner are drawn into investigating the apparent suicide of a young girl -- and the high-stakes world of construction and development on a long-neglected parcel of Toronto's waterfront.
Annotation:The story of a reluctant activist Daniel Goldstein as he struggles to save his home and community from being demolished to make way for a professional basketball arena and densest real estate development in U.S. history.
Annotation:A film exploring nature in urban spaces through projects that show how the built environment and nature can work together to sustain and rejuvenate life
Annotation:Romantic comedy starring Hugh Grant as a billionaire real estate developer and Sandra Bullock as a brilliant environmental lawyer who ends up working for him.
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John is the 3rd generation of builders in his family. His grandfather helped construct Parliament Hill's East Block. In 1976, John co-founded Domicile, which now specializes in infill projects.