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Casting Concrete in a New Light

Concrete has been around for a long time. The earliest concrete-like structures were built by the Nabatean people circa 6,500 BC, in what is now Syria and Jordan. They were concerned with the “dryness” of the mixture — what we now refer…

Cayman Marshall: Lakeside Disruptor

This is a business-story twofer, with two new disruptive business models incubated by an innovative real estate firm not, as one would expect, in the hothouse markets of Toronto or Vancouver, but in the wilds of Ontario’s cottage…

From Google Home to Google City

As technology becomes more prevalent and integrated in our lives, the influence of high tech at an urban scale is increasingly becoming a question of curiosity and concern. Case-in-point: when Amazon solicited proposals to locate a second…