Would a design like the Taipei Twin Towers ever get approved in Toronto? Image

Would a design like the Taipei Twin Towers ever get approved in Toronto?

We recently stumbled upon the Taipei Twin Towers proposal by MVRDV, and while we’re not exactly experts on Taiwan real estate, we felt compelled to write about this innovative design.

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The best smart home products at CES 2019

We recently posted about smart home products that we think will become more common in households in 2019. Then we checked out some of the finds at CES 2019, and we found many other exciting innovations. So, we thought we’d share a few of our favourites!

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EQ Awards nominations deadline fast approaching!

Do you know a home builder, supplier, or any other new home industry leader that deserves recognition for their commitment to energy efficiency? Then you should nominate them for the EQ Awards!

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Futuristic condo amenities that are possible right now (and a couple that aren’t) Image

Futuristic condo amenities that are possible right now (and a couple that aren’t)

Condo amenities of the future. Here are a few ideas that seem possible given the rapidly increasing prevalence of the Internet of Things, robotics, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality. 

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The smart home technology that will become more prevalent in 2019

We’re not a tech hub where you’ll find the latest products, but in the spirit of the new year, we want to explore some of the smart home technology you may see more of in the coming months. 

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6 reasons to head down to the beach this winter

You’ll soon have six reasons to head down to the beach in Toronto this winter. The winners of the fifth annual Winter Stations Design Competition have been announced! 

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The 10 winners of the Emporis Skyscraper Awards

The Emporis Skyscraper Awards for 2018 have been awarded to the top 10 completed towers, and no buildings in Canada made the list this year. Still, we’d like to highlight the top three and share the incredible photos of the rest of the top 10 skyscrapers!

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6 big ways the new home industry gave back this year

As part of our Best of 2018 series, we want to highlight six big ways members of the new home industry gave back this year (in chronological order).

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It’s time to test 3D printed housing in northern communities

The Conference Board of Canada recently released a report, recommending the testing of 3D printed housing in northern climates to see if the construction process is an affordable and realistic option for remote and Indigenous communities. 

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The most memorable new home industry events of 2018

What was your most memorable new home industry event of 2018? Was it the BILD Awards? Maybe another award show? While award shows are fun, we want to highlight some other events that stand out as we reminisce about the past year. 

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