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01.11.2016 

Out of Hand: Materialising the Digital 

LAVA has designed the exhibition “Out of Hand: Materialising the Digital” which runs at th  ...read more

17.03.2017 

JACQUES FERRIER / IMPRESSIONISM 

Opening: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 7 p.m. Welcome: Ulrich Müller Introduction: Finn G  ...read more

27.04.2017 

AIA Conference on Architecture 2017 

Anticipating a better tomorrow… Harness the collective intellect and entrepreneurial spir  ...read more

29.04.2017 

Future of Design 

FUTURE OF DESIGN Accomplished designers and researchers will pair with emerging archite  ...read more

This low rise infill model of densification is ideal for Toronto's sought after historic residential neighbourhoods
The Double Duplex was created in response to Toronto in Canada’s growing need for alternative housing models due to the rising cost of urban real estate and the need for urban densification within the city’s established residential neighbourhoods. A proliferation of high and mid-rise condo's have densified the urban core and serve as the predominant model for entry level home ownership within the city. However, very few new low rise infill models of densification or affordable living within Toronto's sought after historic residential neighbourhoods have been developed.     The Double Duplex infill project is located on Melbourne Avenue in Parkdale, one of Toronto's most notable historic neighbourhoods for their century old Victorian and Bay and Gable mansions. The existing double wide site was severed into two separate properties with a four storey 3,500 sq ft deta

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