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Sidewalk Labs proposes using mass timber in Toronto’s Quayside neighbourhood

Nov. 30, 2018 – Yesterday, Sidewalk Labs released their draft site plan for Toronto’s Quayside neighbourhood, which calls for using mass timber in its construction.


November 30, 2018
By Ellen Cools
Ellen Cools

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According to Sidewalk Toronto, Quayside will consist of 50 per cent purpose-built rental and 40 per cent below-market rate housing, including at least 20 per cent affordable housing. The company also says the development will reduce carbon emissions by 75 to 85 per cent, and create 9,000+ direct and indirect construction jobs, as well as 3,900 permanent jobs once completed.

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