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Urban Design Studies

Urban Design Strategies for a Linear Megastructure:
Toronto's Elevated Gardiner Expressway


Presentation by Zack Taylor at McGill, 28.11.2008

ZTaylorGardinerPresentation28112008 [.pdf]

ZTaylor_Gardiner_Presentation_Text [.pdf]


Online image databases

Metropolitan Design Center Image Bank, University of Minnesota
An online imagebank of 17000+ images mainly of the built and natural landscapes of the Twin Cities metropolitan region in Minnesota, dating from the early 1990s through the present; includes both low-level oblique aerial photographs and eye-level images.

McCord Museum: Notman Photographic Archives
Over 1.2 million photographs including landscapes, well-known people, families, places, events, activities, providing a visual history of Montreal, Québec, and Canada from the 1840s to the present.


Maps, airphotos, and image databases

Atlas of Canada (Natural Resources Canada)

Canadian Air Photo Collection - Waite Aerial Photography
An excellent resource for oblique air photos of major and mid-sized urban centres

David Rumsey Map Collection

Deutscher Stadtplandienst - City maps (in German)

Discovering Montreal (Ville de Montréal)
Online thematic maps and borough maps in PDF format

Google Planimeter
Measure areas using Google Maps

Green Map System
'A locally directed, globally connected public relations service for community sustainability'

The Interactive Nolli Map Website

Library of Congress online map library

Navigateur Urbain
Hi-res orthophoto and multi-layer digital map of the Island of Montreal

NTS Canada online map index

Ontario online maps and other resources (Ontario Ministry of the Environment)

Radical Cartography

Topographic maps of Canada (Natural Resources Canada)

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