Urban Intentionality and Global Urbanism: Toronto as a Case Study

  • Bagoes Wiryomartono


What is urban experience in relation to consciousness? What does this urban experience matter for urban planning and policy? This study is an attempt to deal with these questions with Toronto Ontario Canada as a case study. The study departs its theoretical framework from the collectively mental conscious awareness of urbanism that inspires and drives all efforts, processes, and implements urban planning and policy toward a vibrant well-being and decency of all urban dwellers in their sustainable built environment. To what extent, the urbanism of the City of Toronto is ready and able to foster its urban intentionality as a global city? The study is focused to unfold and divulge aspects of urban intentionality in the City of Toronto that are necessarily integrated within the urban planning and policy for proximity, connectivity, diversity, livability, and global inclusivity.


Urban intentionality Toronto Proximity Diversity Connectivity Livability Sustainability 


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