Raja Moussaoui

Raja Moussaoui

Journalism & Architecture

Raja Moussaoui reports and writes about architecture, design and the urban environment. In 2012, she was a Fellow in Global Journalism at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto.

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Views on North America from the Governor's Mansion to the White ...

Views on North America from the Governor's Mansion ...


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The Guardian

Crime in the community: when 'designer' social housing goes wrong ...

Crime in the community: when 'designer' social hous...

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The Atlantic

Yes, Toronto City Hall Is a Joke, But It's Not All Rob Ford's Fault

Toronto, a city that’s built its brand on the principles of peace, order, and good government, has been the recent subject of some very bad press. The still-evolving scandal involving Mayor Rob Ford a...


Saving Toronto's heritage buildings the smart way | Toronto Star

Developers are now being encouraged to think about adding to, rather than tearing down, historic mid-rise buildings.


Battle brewing over Toronto's development charges - Toronto

The lobby muscle of Toronto’s property developers is being tested by a recent proposal from city staff to double the charges levied on all residential development projects to recover the cost of new i...


Distillery project mixed old with new | Toronto Star

Heritage restoration project combines a boutique hotel at the base of a contemporary, 34-storey residential tower.

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The Dallas Morning News

Can Medellín teach Dallas a lesson about the Trinity toll road ...

While Dallas plans to build a riverside road, Medellín is doing the opposite, say Santiago Ortega and Raja Moussaoui.

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The Dallas Morning News

Raja Moussaoui: Bringing factories back to downtown Dallas ...

New models for urban manufacturing present a refreshing alternative to the typical gentrification that comes with urban renewal.


Churches in Toronto industrial areas face zoning threat

For years, churches have been popping up in industrial zones across Toronto. Old factories and warehouses are big and cheap, making them a perfect place for poorer, immigrant churches lacking the fina...


Microbreweries show factories still have a place in the urban ...

Toronto’s small brewing operations attract patrons who come for a drink and stay to watch the skilled crafting of specialty beers.