The following is a guest post by Brian Persaud, a Toronto based real estate agent, investor, analyst, TV show host, producer and author of the forthcoming book "Investing in Condominiums". He is a provider of Toronto condominium information and a good friend to the folks of BuzzBuzzHome. Read more
Those temperatures won't be going back up any time soon, so a day at the beach might seem like a "strange" concept at the moment.But it's not too hard to imagine spending a day at the Beach Club Lofts, the boutique residence by Zen Homes that's only Read more
When you're searching for homes in a place like King City, we're guessing you might be looking for something with a hint of royalty.
Well, this project by Zancor Homes registers pretty high on the royalty scale, so high in fact, that they simply named it The Royal Read more
Whether you live near a major fault line or where the rumbling of the ground can usually be attributed to a passing subway, the idea of building for future seismic shake-ups has taken off globally.
Cities have been shaped by rebuilding efforts after earthquakes have levelled entire communities. Now, a number of architects are envisioning new structures that transform streetscapes before disaster hits.
But preparing for the Big One hasn’t cramped the style of architects responsible for these earthquake-resistant builds. Read more
A colossal 1,800-room hotel, the largest ever in South Florida, is coming to Miami World Center, at the site of the demolished Miami Arena.
The Marriott hotel tower will rise above a 500,000-square-foot convention center, a 1,500-seat theater and a 2,300-car garage with two floors underground, MDM Group confirmed Thursday.
MDM bought the site from the developers of the larger Miami World Center, a mixed-use project set to occupy several blocks in the Park West neighborhood west of Biscayne Boulevard, The Miami Herald reported. Read more
Mixed development is in: more than half of Americans prefer neighborhoods with easy access to stores and public transportation, according to a new study released by the Urban Land Institute.
ULI partnered with Belden Russonello Strategists to conduct a statistically representative survey of 1,202 adults living in the United States.
They discovered that 62 percent of Americans planning to move in the next five years would prefer to settle in mixed-use communities, which are defined by shorter commutes, smaller homes, proximity to retail and offices, variety of incomes, readily available public transportation and variety of homes. Read more
Spend one minute at the top of the Western Hemisphere with this time-lapse video taken from the spire of the One World Trade Center.
The Port Authority released footage of the 408-foot spire being installed last week at the top of the 1,776-foot-high tower, now the tallest building in the West. Watch the sped-up workers make history above, and catch our top 7 Instagram shots of the completed One World Trade Center.
To celebrate the Victoria Day long weekend in Canada and the upcoming Memorial Day holiday in the US, we’re taking a look at the best camping gimmicks and inventions. From bizarre bunks to obvious outhouses, here are our top seven:
This hammock tent will protect you from uneven ground and ravenous packs of wolves.
Last week, Gerald Donovan climbed the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower, for a panoramic shot of Dubai. But just when the fearless photographer reached the pinnacle of the tower’s spire, a sandstorm swept over the city state. Read more
Your community park may have pretty trees and a couple of benches to sit on, but unless it’s one of the below examples, it probably doesn’t have an aerial greenway, a multi-level rooftop garden or life-sized dinosaurs. But our favorite city parks do…
Nestled beside a 30-storey tower, Namba Park in Osaka, Japan is an eight-level rooftop garden that spans several city blocks and features tree groves, rock clusters, cliffs and canyons, lawns, streams, waterfalls, ponds and vegetable patches. The project, completed in 2003, also includes a shopping mall, restaurants and an amphitheater.
Odds are you’ve never seen merry olde England quite like this.
This rare color footage of London in the 1920s was shot by British film pioneer, Claude Friese-Greene. Friese-Greene was known for creating travelogues using the color film process that his father, William, was experimenting with. His father is often credited as the inventor of cinematography. Read more