While these buildings are not about to challenge the mainstream in western countries, 3-D printer construction could find applications where there is little market for current techniques, owing to cost or other difficulties. That might mean housing the world’s billion poorest people, but it could also mean erecting fantastical, currently impossible-to-build structures in the deserts – or

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If you were tuning into the Toronto Real Estate Market in spring 2017, you probably remember the multi-digit price increases month over month. Now that its cooled down somewhat, have more balanced conditions returned? Patrick Rocca of Bosley Real Estate gives us an overview of the beginnings of the 2018 Toronto Real Estate Market including specifics

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Is the current Midtown Toronto real estate market changing or are we in for more multiple offer situations? Patrick Rocca gives us an up to date impression of the fall 2017 Midtown Toronto real estate market and how to plan for 2018. Jeffrey: This is Jeffrey Veffer from Incite Design, and today I have with

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David Rose helps clients complete renovations in Toronto. In over 35 years of overseeing renovation projects, he has “seen it all” and can anticipate the pitfalls that can come up during a renovation. In our conversation, David talks about the number one things clients fail to understand about the renovation and remodelling process and how to get

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For those who haven’t kept up with the headlines, the Real Estate Market In Toronto has been changing on an almost weekly basis, with rising prices and diminishing supply common for the past several years. In this interview, Patrick Rocca of Bosley Real Estate in North Toronto shares his observations and tips for both buyers and

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On Now Toronto’s site there is a good discussion of the recent consultations taking place to determine how Toronto can implement laneway housing as an additional stock of rental accommodations. Even though Vancouver has allowed laneway housing since 2009, Toronto has been slower to move in this direction. Some of the challenges have been around servicing

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We have seen other examples of printed housing, but as with anything, there are limitations with any process. In other examples, the walls and other elements are printed indoors and then shipped to the site to be assembled. Or there are limitations on site because of the size and complexity of the printer. This method

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Carbon Upcycling: Turning Carbon Dioxide into CO2NCRETE from UCLA Luskin on Vimeo. Did you know that that the production of cement is one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions? Around 5 percent of the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions comes from concrete. Even though concrete has been with us for centuries (actually the Roman’s

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