Planning & Urban Development

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Charging Ahead

Hydro-Québec and the Future of Electricity

Hydro-Québec manages one of the largest power grids on the continent. It is among the most profitable, the least expensive and the greenest. With a stunning renewable energy rate of 99.8 … ; 320 View
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Cities Matter

A Montrealer’s Ode to Jane Jacobs, Economist

Why do cities exist? Can’t we find better ways of organizing life on earth? With the climate crisis and other environmental issues, are cities part of the problem? Or can they help solve … 152 View
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Dream States

Smart Cities, Technology, and the Pursuit of Urban Utopias

Is the ‘smart city’ the utopia we’ve been waiting for? The promise of the so-called smart city has been at the forefront of urban planning and development since the early 2010s, … 290 View

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City-Building in an Age of Hyper-Diversity

How do we build cities where we aren’t just living within the same urban space, but living together? Greater Toronto is now home to a larger proportion of foreign-born residents than any … ; 281 View
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Pitter explains the rationale behind the anthology – to spark thoughtful, spirited discussion about inclusive city-building. 9 $0.90 Add
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The Future of Electricity

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Introduction

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The introduction looks towards the future of the post-pandemic city. 13 $1.30 Add
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Introduction

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A Tour de Force

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This chapter explores just how impressive Hydro-Quebec and its services are, considering H-Q have one of the biggest power systems on the continent with the "most reliable service." The … ; 20 $2.00 Add
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Connections

The Technology of Cities

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The Technology of Cities: Part 1 explores how urban development intersects and is shaped by the larger political, social, and technological advancements happening around it. Topics discussed … 9 $0.90 Add
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Economies of Agglomeration

Section 1: The Economist’s City

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Chapter 1 examines the theory of economic agglomeration, topics discussed include “economies of scale,” types of economies of agglomeration (Shared pool of labour, Input sharing, … 10 $1.00 Add
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Identity and the City

Thinking Through Diversity

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Farhadi examines four individual stories of diversity in Toronto. 20 $2.00 Add
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Doing Immigrant Resettlement Right

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This chapter argues for immigrants to be included in the political process. 16 $1.60 Add
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Engineering the City

The Technology of Cities

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The Technology of Cities: Part 2 explores the physical building and engineering of cities. Topics discussed include construction, city-building technology, building blocks, hygiene, bridges, … 9 $0.90 Add
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Hub Cities and Transport Costs

Section 1: The Economist’s City

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Chapter 2 explores transportation networks and hub cities, discussing topics including networks, ‘Transport Cost’ theory, and more. 6 $0.60 Add
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Step 2: Identifying Barriers and Benefits

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Uncovering barriers and benefits involves four steps. 1) Begin by reviewing relevant articles and reports. 2) Following this review, carry out observations of people engaging in the behavior you … 20 $0.40 Add