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As you know, RAIC delivers News Clips/Les manchettes direct to your inbox each Friday, briefing you on the latest industry news that impacts your practice. But we know you are busy and may have missed an important article or two. To that end, here's your monthly recap of the top five stories your peers accessed this month. For more articles, or to see what's trending now, visit the News Clips/Les manchettes news portal. To unsubscribe from this monthly recap, click here.
Comme vous le savez, l'IRAC envoie Les manchettes directement dans votre boîte de réception chaque vendredi, pour vous tenir au courant des derniers développements de l'industrie qui ont un impact sur votre pratique. Nous sommes toutefois conscients du fait que vous êtes occupés et que vous avez peut-être manqué un ou deux articles importants. C'est pourquoi vous trouverez ici un récapitulatif mensuel des cinq principaux articles que vos pairs ont consultés ce mois-ci. Pour consulter plus d'articles, ou pour voir les tendances actuelles, visitez le portail des nouvelles Les manchettes. Pour vous désabonner de ce récapitulatif mensuel, cliquez ici.

U of T releases new design for architecture school at 1 Spadina Crescent
Yonge Street Media
It turns out, One Spadina Crescent, the big 19th-century building Spadina curves around just north of College, was never completed. The University of Toronto School of Architecture is going to change that. The school's Dean, Richard Sommer, announced that U.S. architect Nader Tehrani has designed an addition to the north side of the building, which will be built in conjunction with thoroughgoing renovations to prepare the building to be the new premises for the expanding architecture school, the country's oldest.
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'Blue sky' design ideas for crumbling Gardiner unveiled; including buried highway, 8-lane boulevard
National Post
The City of Toronto and the agency in charge of waterfront revitalization dusted off three-year-old conceptual designs that present a sky's the limit view of what to do with a dilapidated section of the Gardiner Expressway. The never-before-seen-renderings from six architectural firms, commissioned back in 2009 at $50,000 apiece, are "ideas" — not plans — officials stressed, that are meant to stimulate debate.
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299 Soper Place / Barry J. Hobin + Associates Architects Inc
Arch Daily
The project replaces a two-car garage and indoor pool house with a new lavish spa, multipurpose lounge, guest house as well as a four-car garage. The initiative is to integrate new indoor living spaces with a new landscaped terrace with pool, hot tub and outdoor dining experience. An outdoor covered walkway was re-invented as indoor glass link connecting the new addition and main house and also providing a secondary entrance to the home.
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New urban park, waterfront trail to be centrepiece of Ontario Place revitalization
National Post
The long-term future for much of the dormant Ontario Place grounds are still to be decided, but a parking lot that hasn't been used in about 40 years is getting a green makeover. The lot will be transformed into a new urban park and waterfront trail, Michael Chan, Ontario's minister of tourism and culture, recently announced.
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'Flying Saucer' Condominium Proposal / 5468796 Architecture
Arch Daily
Set for completion in 2014, Winnipeg's "Flying Saucer" condominium project 62M, designed by Winnipeg-based studio 5468796 Architecture, will occupy the corner of MacDonald Avenue and Waterfront Drive, close to the Exchange District. Named after its address, 62M will be a two-storey, circular building lifted up on 35-foot stilts.
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