City of Burlington Update
Burlington Shadow and Wind Study – Project Update
A draft of the City of Burlington’s proposed new Guidelines and Terms of References for both Shadow and Pedestrian Level Wind Studies is now available.
WE HBA provided feedback via a submission in January on the initial draft of the proposed guidelines.
A staff report is scheduled for the Community Planning, Regulation and Mobility Committee on June 9, 2020. Please have a look at the following documentation:
- Staff Report PL-08-20
- Appendix A: Shadow Study Guidelines and Terms of Reference
- Appendix B: Pedestrian Level Wind Study Guidelines and Terms of Reference
- Appendix C: Engagement Summary
- Appendix D: Response Table to Written Submissions November 2019 to January 2020
Appendix E: Overview of Proposed Policy and Guideline Amendments
If approved by Committee / Council, these guidelines and terms of references will provide directions for all new shadow and pedestrian level wind studies including:
- Study Terms of Reference;
- Study Submission Requirements;
- Evaluation Criteria;
- Design Guidance; and
- Graphical Standards.
If any members have any feedback or comments to provide on the attached documents, please contact Kirstin Jensen at email@example.com as soon as possible.
OHBA’s 2020 Awards of Distinction is going Virtual!
The OHBA Awards of Distinction is going virtual! The early bird submission window is officially live now from June 1st to June 26th.
Since 1991, the OHBA Awards of Distinction (AoD) recognizes the creativity, innovation and talent of land developers, builders, renovators, designers and marketers within our dynamic industry.
What’s new for 2020? This year OHBA has created a new category as well as allowed for partner submissions in specific categories. For partner submissions, architectural designers, interior specialists, and marketing agencies will be eligible to submit in partnership with a builder/developer/renovator, in specified categories. The new category being featured is Amenities. This award recognizes the best single amenity within a multi-unit residential building by an OHBA builder member.
For more information, please visit www.ohbaaod.ca. OHBA looks forward to another successful Awards of Distinction and appreciates all the time and effort their members put into making this event possible. Here’s your chance to shine – do you have what it takes to be the best? #OHBA2020AoD
Early Bird Submission Window
June 1, 2020 – June 26, 2020
$175 per entry
Regular Submission Window
June 27, 2020 – July 17, 2020
$225 per entry
No extensions will be permitted.