Category Archives: Public realm

* Mirvish Village’s Public Art

“Mirvish Village will have a number of Stella-designed sculptures that, like the original painting, will use a combination of abstract geometric shapes and bright fluorescent colours. The sculptures offer a more modern take on the original painting’s concept, similar to how the redeveloped Mirvish Village will modernize the traits of its previous iteration.”

*Can construction noise affect your health?

“An Ipsos Reid polled commissioned by Municipal Licensing and Standards suggests residents are most concerned about noise caused by construction and/or heavy equipment due to residential and commercial building construction.”

Link to CBC podcast of White coat, Black Art : How loud noises can affect your heart

The World Health Organization’s report indicates that the louder the noise the quicker it adversely affects health:

Revamping Toronto’s Noise Bylaws, CBC News, Jan 28, 2019 :

Link to City of Toronto study