University of Toronto

COVID-19 vaccines

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccines on university campuses: An obvious solution or a problem?

Universities need to consider what a gentler return to campuses might look for students this time around compared to 2020.

Construction Business

U of T unveils plans for new graduate residence

The University of Toronto (U of T) has unveiled plans for a 10-storey residence building that would provide housing for more than 200 graduate students.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

U of T’s AI hub showcases innovation architecture

The project, which has been in the planning pipeline since 2000, received a major push forward in March, thanks to a $100-million gift bestowed on U of T by philanthropists Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Design revealed for U of T’s new building

Designed by New York-based architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the new University of Toronto building is a nine-storey development located at 90 Queen’s Park Crescent.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

New U of T residence reaches development milestone

The first new student residence to be built in a decade at University of Toronto’s St. George campus has reached a development milestone.
timber tower

Design Quarterly

14-storey academic timber tower to be tallest

The University of Toronto (U of T) is set to build a 14-storey academic tower made of timber on its downtown Toronto campus.
affordable housing

REMI Network

Over 200 affordable rental suites set to be built in Downtown Toronto

Over 200 “affordable” rental suites are set to be built in Downtown Toronto as part of a 700 unit strong development in the city's Yonge and College area.
Parking space pressure is a long-time issue at Regina General Hospital

REMI Network

Self-driving cars may condense parking lots: study

New research from the University of Toronto shows that adoption of self-driving cars could reduce the amount of urban space dedicated to parking.
St. George campus

Canadian Facility Management & Design

U of T acquires parcel of land near St. George campus

The University of Toronto has acquired four acres of land bordered by College Street and Spadina Avenue, near its St. George campus.
Robarts Common

Canadian Facility Management & Design

U of T’s Robarts Common breaks ground

The University of Toronto’s Robarts Library is receiving a major expansion, called Robarts Common, that will add 1,200 work and study spaces to the facility.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

U of T research building earns LEED Gold

University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)’s Environmental Science and Chemistry Building (ESCB) has been awarded LEED Gold by the Canada Green Building Council. The 10,220-square-metre building,

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Student proposals tackle infrastructure needs

Planning students competing in the Cities of Tomorrow Showcase and Student Ideas Competition, proposed solutions to municipal issues such as infrastructure.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Construction begins on new U of T building

U of T alumni, faculty, students and staff recently celebrated the ground-breaking of the new Centre for Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CEIE).