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Tighten The Belt

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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Tighten The Belt

Is it time for St. John’s to consider an urban growth boundary?

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Don’t Fence Me In

Thursday, October 4, 2012

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Don’t Fence Me In

Taryn Sheppard thinks we can do better than put a big ol’ fence around the harbour.

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Houses of the Holy

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

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Houses of the Holy

With their congregations dwindling, Taryn Sheppard asks, what will happen to churches?

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Community Centres

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

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Community Centres

Taryn Sheppard ponders what makes a building a community hub.

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Living in the Edge

Thursday, March 1, 2012

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Living in the Edge

CBS is now the second largest city in Newfoundland and Labrador. Taryn Sheppard ponders the future of our very own "edge city."

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Townhouse & Side Salad

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

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Townhouse & Side Salad

Taryn Shppard looks into how a proposed mixed townhouse, commercial, and lettuce farm building downtown fits into a growing global trend of grown architecture.

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Rooms for Rent

Monday, January 9, 2012

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Rooms for Rent

Taryn Sheppard tells us where we can get the skinny on new buildings built, being built, or planned to be built in St. John's, including some much needed rental apartments in Pleasantville.

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Newfoundland Modern

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

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Newfoundland Modern

Taryn Sheppard reviews Robert Mellin's new book about Newfoundland architecture during the Smallwood years.

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Going South

Thursday, November 3, 2011

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Going South

Taryn Sheppard explores the big idea of developing the Southside Hills.

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Fun at the Dump

Thursday, September 29, 2011

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Fun at the Dump

Throw garbage, watch it smash, hit the slopes? Taryn Sheppard examines how dumps are becoming destintations.

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Common Living Sense

Thursday, September 1, 2011

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Common Living Sense

The new MUN residence goes for sensible over sex appeal writes Taryn Sheppard.

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Walk the Line: On the proposed pedway crossing on Duckworth

Thursday, August 4, 2011

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Walk the Line: On the proposed pedway crossing on Duckworth

How do you design something from the future that looks like it's from the past?

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27th Annual Southcott Awards announced

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

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27th Annual Southcott Awards announced

The categories include Building Restoration/Preservation, New Building Design and the new category of Heritage Craftsperson/Tradesperson.

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No Parking

Friday, June 3, 2011

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No Parking

Are there creative architectural solutions to our downtown parking problems?

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The Rooms vs. The Basilica: An epic 3D battle

Friday, May 6, 2011

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The Rooms vs. The Basilica: An epic 3D battle

That's anaglyph red and blue 3D, not the ridiculous kind.

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