Regent Park Redux evaluates one of the biggest experiments in public housing redevelopment from the tenant perspective. Built in the 1940s, Toronto’s Regent Park has experienced common large-scale public housing problems. Instead of simply tearing down old buildings and scattering inhabitants, the city’s housing authority came up with a plan for radical transformation.
The Association of Graduate Planners (AGP) in conjunction with the School of Planning are pleased to announce the schedule of speakers for the fall term. These events are made possible by the efforts of the AGP and funding from the generous contributions of UWPAT.
Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to profile your research at the 2017 Conference - Ontario Professional Planners Institute's biggest event of the year. The Institute is looking for student members to run dynamic, engaging Conference sessions based on their areas of research. Don't miss this out on this opportunity to enhance your profile and build relationships with some of the province's leading professional planners!
The School of Planning is pleased to announce that Martine August has joined our team as of September 1, 2017, as a tenure track Assistant Professor. Martine is dynamic scholar with interests in the political economy of housing, specifically the production of socio-spatial inequality and the pursuit of urban social justice. Her academic background includes degrees in Geography and Planning, (Ph.D. and MSc.Pl.
The School of Planning is excited to announce that Brian Doucet has joined our team as of July 1, 2017, as a tenure track Associate Professor and our nominee for a Canada Research Chair in Cities (Tier 2).