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.
By Ellen Cools
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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