How Architecture Students Would Shake up Our Cities

By Lisa Rochon, Globe and Mail
February 28, 2013

A city that runs out of fresh, invigorating ideas is like a Hollywood star who overdoses on botox, flames out, then dies. Do not confuse construction cranes with enduring urbanity. After all, the collapse of ancient Rome was well under way even while endless roads were being laid. In Toronto right now, for example, a lot of angst is being created over landing a mega-casino development – a deadening scenario and a sure sign that kick-ass imagination has gone missing. Shouldn’t a city intent on the future be lighting bonfires of creativity? More …

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