John van Nostrand on Un-Planning for Toronto’s Future

On June 1, 2011, the CCE welcomed John van Nostrand to host a talk on “Planning – and Unplanning – for the Future of Toronto“. John is an urban planner, architect and designer, and the founding Principal of planningAlliance. His talk focused on the patterns of development that have emerged across Toronto and the role that planning has played in this process.

John presented a historical view of Ontario’s urbanization and explored the question of what kind of planning we need for the future of the GTA.