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DAZ MA


APPING


TOWER RENEWAL

TRANSIT


SOCIAL SERVICES

EMPLOYMENT


OVERLAY


SITE CO


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city with a population of 50 000 will ave finest quality infrastructure, ervices and construction

rivate estates and apartments will rovide homes for workers and xecutives alike

major industries will employ housands of residents and contribute o a self sustaining community

etail and cultural amenities within walking distance will serve the ommunity


MASTER PLAN 1969 “a harmonious arrangement of industrial, commercial and residential areas which permits easy movement between homes, plants, offices, stores, schools and recreational facilities� 72% residential 19% industrial Sites 1.5% commercial 8.5% parkland


NEIGHBORHOOD LETTERING each neighborhood given a alphabetical value from A-P excluding I and O each neighborhood was constructed by one developer who designed the unique character and vision for that area


HOUSING (1960-1990s)


ZERO LOT HOUSING (1972-1975)


CONDOMINIUM TOWERS (1970s-1980s)


SEGREGATED ENCLAVES

1970s Zero Lot Homes


1980s Townhomes

1980s Condominiums


CIVIC CENTER (1969) "the civic center will provide most of the cultural and civic amenities needed by the community; it will express its vitality and generate a sense of civic pride"


CITY CENTER (1973)


BRAMALEA’S CENTER REALITY (1970s)

Bramalea City Center


Bramalea Civic Center


COMMUNITY TRANSIT dial a bus (1972 -1974)


routed buses (1974 onwards)


PLANNING POLICY Development since 1990s


2006 official plan


POPULATION GROWTH


INCOME INEQUALITY very high high middle low very low


DEMOGRAPHIC


a do ne

pr se en

m re

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city with a population over 120 000 ominated by car infrastructure and in eed of transit upgrades

rivate estates and apartments in egregated neighborhoods and nclaves with few connections between

major industries closing and being eplaced by retail strip malls

etail and cultural amenities serving he region rather then the community


RE - IM a new city center that and provide many of amenities needed

INTEG living, working, soci while developing new easy movement be renewed nei


MAGINE t will generate vitality the cultural and civic by the community

GRATE ial and civic spaces w systems that permit etween existing and ighborhoods


SITE AN


NALYSIS


Dixie

Queen St. East &


Dixie Street DAZ

Queen

rk

Central Pa

Clark

N


(2006) Queen Street Corri


idor Redevelopment Zone

N


Tower Renewal N


Neighborhoods

N


Existing


g Zoning

N


Barriers to Pedes

Parking Lots


strian Walk-ability

Physical Barriers

N


New Bu


uildings

N


MASTE


ERPLAN


Existing B


Buildings

N


Demolished


d Buildings

N


New Propose


ed Buildings

N


Public S

Existing


Services

Proposed

N


Tran

Existing


nsit

Proposed

N


Pedestrian & C

Existing


Cycling Paths

Proposed

N


Public

Existing


c Parks

Proposed

N


N 0

500m


Master Plan


CITY CE


ENTER


Gross floor area: 245,873.8 meters sq. Curb area: 352,325.2 meters sq. Parking area: 191,913.4 meters sq. FAR: 0.3 Lot coverage: 89%


Retail GFA: 189,707 meters sq. Residential GFA: 245,370 meters sq. Office GFA: 136,354 meters sq. Recreation and civic GFA: 25,015 meters sq. GFA: 596,448 meters sq. Total plot area: 451,095 meters sq. FAR 1.3 Lot Coverage: 23%


Reshaping


g the mall plot


Finding axial vie


ews toward key areas


Resulting in


nterior corridor


Result


ting plaza


Resulting pathways for c


cycling, jogging, and walking


Building


g footprints


Stitching in pe


edestrian corridors


Existing Civic


Office towers


Underground parking


Pathways


Recreation hubs


Residential


Retail


Water feature


Housing Typology


Longitudinal section


Cross section


Site plan


Summer

Winter moat


QUEEN INTERSE


& DIXIE ECTION


RE - IM a new city center that and provide many of amenities needed

INTEG living, working, soci while developing new easy movement be renewed nei


MAGINE t will generate vitality the cultural and civic by the community

GRATE ial and civic spaces w systems that permit etween existing and ighborhoods

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