industry events

July 2024
22 Jul

Harbourfront Centre: Interior Design & Decorating


Calling all aspiring designers and decorators! If you are interested in creating and manipulating the space around you, this camp is for you. Focusing on various design concepts and principles, campers will learn space planning and explore colour, form, proportion and balance as it relates to livable interiors. Working with staff, campers will experiment with different materials to create their projects. At the end of the session, campers will display their projects at an Open House exhibition.

28 Jul

TSA Walking Tour: Art and Architecture on the Spadina Line


Join us on this one-of-a-kind subway ride as we explore the stories behind the underground gallery that is the Spadina Line! From grounded brutalist hubs to playful multi-coloured stops, we’ll explore the line’s unique stations, all drastically different from one another and featuring integrated artwork in fun and unexpected ways. Along the way we will discuss the exceptional collaboration that was needed to achieve these beautiful and functional buildings, as well as some of the challenges faced when integrating art into public settings.

29 Jul

TSA Walking Tour: St. Lawrence


Join us on this tour as we see how the work, activism and ideas of 20th and 21st century architects, planners and designers helped not only preserve our past, but bring new life to this once decaying neighbourhood. We’ll see examples of modern spaces that carefully frame historic landmarks, art pieces that resurface long forgotten stories, and new additions that reinterpret history and bring new life into the district. Along the way we’ll talk about the birth of the city’s heritage conservation movement, ongoing efforts to preserve historical spaces and artefacts, and the role new developments play in safeguarding our city’s history.

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