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DECEMBER 1, 2012

Glass Towers
Farah Jhuman

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Is the Toronto skyline compromising quality for quantity?

Figure 1: Shattering glass at One Bedford, downtown, Toronto

-Sergei Plehhanov

The ever-changing skyline of Toronto is riddled with glass towers. In recent years, the intrigue with these sleek and modern high rises has created a boom in the construction industry. A phenomena that has developers swarming to build the tallest, the largest, and the one with

cranes and concrete pumps redesigning our skyline overnight; or so it seems. With the quantity of buildings being constructed in such short periods of time it leaves us to ask, is the integrity of these buildings being compromised? [Continued on P2]

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Within the past few years, nearly thirty panes of glass have shattered on t h e s t r e e t s o f To r o n t o . T h e s e prestigious buildings such as the Trump Tower most recently, One Bedford, and the Murano Towers, are all being questioned as to what has gone wrong. De velopers in the constr uction industr y such as



References: 29, 2012, DECEMBER 1, 2012 Calendar

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