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Author: Payam Noursalehi

Canada needs Mid-Rise Buildings

Mid-Rise Developments Can Solve Canada’s Housing Crisis!

Canada is and will continue to be one of the best places to live on this planet.  As one of the major destinations for immigrants, such as myself, Canada is pushed to grow at an ever-increasing pace which will only get faster due to climate
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Building Acoustics

Acoustic Engineering & Mass Timber Construction (#6)

Simon Edwards, P.Eng (#6) – Acoustic Engineering & Mass Timber Construction An Acoustical Engineer at HGC in HVAC Noise Control, including the development of internal modelling resources based on continual emerging theoretical and experimental research publications. He is also an expert at conducting sound transmission
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Urban Design & Development; A Conversation with George Popper (#5)

George Popper shares his journey from architecture to urban development. We explore the importance of creativity, problem-solving, community engagement in urban projects, and key decisions that shape successful developments.
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Facade Systems, Climate Performance, and Important Decisions: Insights from Blair Davies, P.Eng.(4)

.... the trends in mid-rise building projects, offering valuable advice for developers on optimizing facade systems for better performance and aesthetics. Join us for an in-depth conversation on how facades contribute to the functionality, branding, and longevity of modern buildings.
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Engineering, Sustainability, & Real Estate Development

Engineering, Sustainability, and Real Estate Development: A Deep Dive with Cara Sloat (3)

This episode features an insightful conversation with Cara Sloat, a mechanical engineer with over 20 years of experience, focusing on low-energy mechanical systems, decarbonization, and the importance of mechanical engineering in addressing climate change.
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Risk, Creativity, and Excellence: Real Estate Development with Sheldon Rosen (#2)

Sheldon D. Rosen (#2) The founder of the SDR Group is an Architect turned Real Estate Developer. Over the past four decades, The SDR Group has been at the forefront of leading design and development. Endeavors revolve around creating and participating in exciting projects and
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Lessons in Mid-Rise Development: Insights from Kosta’s Journey

His journey as a mid-rise developer is an inspiring tale of persistence, adaptability, and tenacity. He conquered the challenges of undertaking a major project, emerging as a role model for aspiring developers looking to make their mark in the real estate industry.
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From Spoils to Savings: Controlled Modulus Columns (CMC), A Powerful Tool for Mid-Rise Developers.

With the scarcities in developable urban land, leading developers and owners are increasingly considering parcels that were previously overlooked in the face of technical development and construction challenges.
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In a world where all of us depend on our personal vehicles to get around, there’s no wonder that every new development is always concerned with the quantity and the quality of the parking spaces they can provide their future tenants and purchasers. Parking is
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COMSLAB - Deck on the Hybrid Mid-Rise Structure

COMSLAB or MEGASPAN: A Capable Solution for a Hybrid Structure

COMSLAB, or MegaSPAN, is a product in a long line of hybrid flooring systems that have come to market over the past decade.
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Heritage Conversion Project - Bloor ST & Huron Toronto


A combination of persistence, diligence, and creativity can transform a heritage building into the perfect opportunity for a mid-rise development project. Heritage conversions are unique opportunities for a real estate developer willing to persist on a challenging path and create a one-of-kind mid-rise project. In
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