From Rubble to Refuge: Ecological Restoration and the Aggregate Product Cycle in Toronto, Canada
PI: Jennifer Foster and Co-PI: Anders Sandberg
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
The research aimed to advance knowledge and understanding of the relationship between urban industrialization and environment naturalization in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). It used the aggregate product cycle as a case study to explore the reconstitution of the urban landscape and the ways aesthetic conceptualizations of urban space affected conversion of industrial sites into ecological habitats.