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2005 04 18
Reading in Toronto - Plant Architect
imagePLANT's partners are Chris Pommer, Lisa Rapoport, and Mary Tremain. The partners graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Architecture in the late 80s and formed the studio in 1995. Of their many notable works "Conversation Piece" has found its way into the collective idiom of Toronto's design community representing, as it does, a uniquely Canadian Modern style. What are Chris, Lisa, and Mary reading for inspiration and enlightenment?

Paris 1919, Margaret Macmillan
The Daughter of Time, Josephine Tey
Dark Age Ahead, Jane Jacobs
Designing with Web Standards, Jeffrey Zeldman
and a weekly dose of The New Yorker

Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, Mario Vargas Llosa
Mies in Berlin, Terence Riley & Barry Bergdoll
Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, Jorge Amado

Runaway, Alice Munro
The Storm Chaser, Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell

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