Tower, Slab, Superblock: Toronto session

Reports on large-scale social housing in Canada's largest city.

December 10, 2016

Recorded on December 10, 2016.

In 2016, The Architectural League of New York hosted a conference called Tower, Slab, Superblock examining the history, current status, and prospects of high-rise and superblock residential development. Experts discussed the potential for redevelopment from design and public policy perspectives.

In the above video, the following speak:

  • Susanne Schindler, architect, writer, and housing columnist for Urban Omnibus
  • Martine August, postdoctoral fellow in the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University
  • Graeme Stewart, principal, ERA Architects.



The Vacant Lots study project

Original material from the Vacant Lots design study publication outlines the historical context, organization and goals of the project.

Essay Vacant Lots