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Perspective A: The courtyard located near the business district and the urban park provides a relaxing social environment that neighbours a green corridor close to business and urban park

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Hurons Crossing

Envisioning a sustainable future that respects the natural landscape through the integration of a linear urban park which provides opportunities for an active and social corridor

Bird Lookout

Native Species Garden

Boardwalk Rooftop Walkway Gateway Amphitheatre

Skating Path/ Water Feature

Physical Activity Circuit

Dock

Community Garden

Skatepark Sports Recreation Area

0

LEGEND

Farmer’s Market

100

200

400

800

1000

Meters

N

Buildings

Skating Path/Water Feature

Speed River

Seating Areas

Site Boundary

Flood Way

Roads

Rooftop Gardens

Sidewalks/Trails

Trees

Playground

Flood Fringe

Railway


2

6

800

1000

3

5

Meters

0

N

LEGEND

7

9

8

10

12

100

New People & Jobs

Office

61 Industrial

131 Institutional

639

Potential Views

200

400

11

13

14

50 56 98 345 90

Green Connection

Contaminated

800

1000

Precedents

1 12 7 18 17 8

15

3

16

18

5

13 14

16

15

9

2

yM ap

Potential Views

Ke

Opportunities 848

17. Fo Distil rm le at er ry D an tract distille istric d la t, r nd a var y, no Toro use iety w r nto s of e-u , CA ag sed eg rou to ps

Rooftop Access

Retail

18. Kit Kitch c Pe hene ener sid destr r, CA ’s Kin ia gS sto ewalk n-fir tre s rm et wa - par t pub Re ter kin li vita c ma g & rea liza lm na tion ge a sus , w , me it nt taina h flex ble str ible ate gy .

Ground network

15. Ye Har b in ar-ro ourf o u r inv rder nd fa ont C olv to em inc cility entre en orp ho , T ld ta o nd orate ing ront tale th eve o, C e nt. A co nts mm un ity’ s

Waterfront

673

16. Ad The rail aptive High w L an ay to reus ine, M e ac tive a gr of a anha an een n old ttan d li ve corrid aba , US n env or iron cre done me atin d g nt.

Linear park

13. Bik Bike e be rac Rack ab aeth ks sh s le t o f etica ould ll un ctio y ple be d n e asin esig n ffe ctiv g wh ed t ely ile s o till

Community

11. A s Edinb for usta urgh ch the t inable Gar ara re d cte es w sour ens r to hic ce o Rain the h a f tr gar pa lso eate den rk. ad ds d sto inte rm res wat t a er nd

Events Space

3043

Educational

14. Fo Wyc rm h fac er T woo an ility, TC s d Ba d f mu tre rns ad ap rame ch o etca , To tive wa f the r m ront ain o reu s r se. eta origin tena , CA ine a d in l bu nce the ilding

4

Residential

12. A b Leith We ridge Wa are st of link lk ‘Gr st red bas the h een uc ed city e Ea Brid e d on . T st c ge’ h ep en plant e co ycle da n p nc rod stru paths e o uc ctio n h ts w n m to th e yd roc hich ateria arb will ls on s.

Active

9. Ra Toron pre il veh to R a ic s loc erve les a ilway atio d a nd Mu nd ns r s of pla ailwa eum do , y wn ced in fac Toro ilit tow n n T vario ies a to oro us re nto .

Central Employment Hub

10. Co Serp ba ntour entin rrie ed e W ra nd wall all, C ga acts inc the in ring as a ati, are floo US d a.

1

400

7. Old Liber t co stor y Ma nve ag r rte e a ket B d in nd uild to f co actor ing, T mm y o erc spa ronto ial ces , C sp ac were A es.

Residential

8. H Old ock fur hoc ey St n k ic his iture ey st k Ad tor s y o et w icks t irond f th hich o c ack re eS C t. M repre ate a hair ary sen u t ’s W s nique oo dw ork s.

200

5. Pre Com m an vent unit de s nc con y Ga ou rag tamin rden e s atio s oc ial n to co he crops sio n

Recreational Pathway

6. Us New e R veh to b oad icle e d , Br s r om igh ath ina ton , t er tha ed by UK np eo the ple

LEGEND

100

3. Lo St Ja c c & S al fre obs atu sh , W rda farm ate rlo y, brin prod o, C gin uct A gt sa og eth re so er ld the eve co ry T mm ue un sda ity. y

Residential

4. Tw Bird T of o sc otem a b ulp ird ture Sculp st ha ture, t re S sem ydn ble ey A st he ustra win ilia gs

1. V Gr ictoria nD Ex een t sp ensiv Roof esa li ec , e ies gre Wo natio en nth n P roo agg roje f w i Au ct ith s loc trailia al

0

2. Ad Tann a e bu ptiv ry B his ilding e re- uildin u tor ica s, to se o g, Kit l sig ma f e c nific inta xistin hene g in r, C an in ce du A str ial

Bubble Diagram Statistics Jobs Created

1765

Residential Units Single Detached

Semi Detached

Townhouses/ Livework Slab

Tower

Constraints

Green Connection

Native Species

Pedestrian Network

Development

Steep Slope Contaminated

Industrial History

Noise from Train

River as Barrier

Contaminated

Development

Floodplain

Pedestrian Network

Green Connection

Meters

N

Economic Opportunities

Social Opportunities

Site Boundary

Flood Fringe

Economic Constraints

Social Constraints

Site Boundary

Flood Fringe

Environmental Opportunities

Speed River

Railway

Flood Way

Environmental Constraints

Speed River

Railway

Flood Way

4

11 10

6

17


Stoplight

Built Form Before

LEGEND

After

N

Removed Buildings Altered Buildings Preserved Buildings Speed River

*

*

Roads Landmarks

Site Boundary Railway Flood Fringe

*

*

Flood Way

0

100

200

400

800

1000

0

100

200

400

800

1000

Meters

0

N

100

200

400

800

1000

N

Meters

Meters

Open Space Before

After 9

9 3

1 6

2

2 1

5 7

4 0

100

200

400

LEGEND

800

7

5

8

8 1000

0

Meters

100

200

400

800

1000

Meters

N

Natural Open Space

Speed River

Manicured Open Space

Building Footprint

Flood Fringe

Roads

Hardscaped Open Space

Site Boundary

Flood Way

Railway

1 2 3

Victoria Park Jacob’s Landing Forbes Lane

4 5 6

Miller Run Trail Head Chilligo Conservation Area Restricted Open Space

7 8 9

Forbes Park Cambridge Old City Hall Silver Height Park

B C A

Perspective B: The boardwalk wraps around the edges of the Speed River and allows for the community to engage in social activities, events or to simply enjoy the scenic view.


Massing Ave Shaw

r Fishe

Mills

Land Use

W

Road

Cleme nue ns Ave Guelph Avenue

s Lane

Huron

Str e

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gR

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0

100

d

oa

Sh effi

eld

M

n illi

200

400

800

1000

0

100

200

400

Office Use Residential

New Building 1 - 2 Stories

New Building 3 - 5 Stories

New Building 6 - 10 Stories

Floodway

Railway

Existing Building 1 - 2 Stories

Existing Building 3 - 5 Stories

Old Building 6 - 10 Stories

Flood Fringe

Site Boundary

N

Street System Before

Residential (Live Work) Green Space

Mixed Use: Retail + Industrial Mixed Use: Service + Office Mixed Use: Retail+ Residential

Existing Shaw

Ave W

Rail

Mills

Road

nue

ns Ave

Cleme

Guelph

Bike

Avenue

Nodes

Str e

et

gR

d

oa

400 m Buffer

Sh

effi

eld

M

n illi

800 m Buffer

200

400

800

1000

Meters

After

Pedestrian

Shaw

Ave W

Nodes

400 m Buffer

r Fishe

Mills

800 m Buffer

Road

nue

ns Ave Cleme

Guelph ad

Ro

Sh e

ffie

ld

Str ee

t

Avenue

M

ng

illi

Auto

0

100

LEGEND

200

400

800

1000

Meters

N

Existing Roads

Site Boundary

Proposed Roads

Railway

Removed Roads

Flood Fringe

Speed River

Flood Way

Site Boundary

Medical

Railway

Light Industrial

Flood Fringe

River

Flood Way

Proposed Bus Stop

r Fishe

Services

Circulation Bus

100

1000

Meters

LEGEND

LEGEND

0

800

Meters

Trucks

N


Street Hierarchy 30°

30°

Development

30°

30°

Buffer Walkway Buffer Bicycle 1.5m 1.5m 1.5m 1.5m

Travel 3m

Bicycle 1.5m

Travel 3m

Boulevard 1.5m

Buffer Walkway 1.5m 1.5m

Buffer 3m

0

2

Arterial Roads

Development

4

Development

6

Buffer Walkway Buffer 1m 1.5m 1.5m

Parking 2.5m

Bicycle 1.5m

Travel 3m

Travel 3m

Bicycle 1.5m

Buffer 1.5m

Parking 2.5m

Walkway 2m

Patio 3m

Rooftop Walkway 3m

0

Collector Roads

2

Ave W

30°

r Fishe

Mills

6

Meters

Meters

Shaw

4

Rooftop Walkway 3m

30°

Road

nue

ns Ave

Cleme

Guelph Avenue

Str e

et

gR

d

oa

Sh

effi eld

M

n illi

Development

0

100

200

400

800

1000

Yard 5m

Walkway Buffer 1.5m 1.5m

Parking 2.5m

Travel 3m

Parking 2.5m

Travel 3m

Yard 5m

Buffer Walkway 1.5m 1.5m

0

Local Roads

Development

2

4

6

Meters

Meters

Greenspace

Bicycle 3m

Buffer 1m

Walkway 4m

Water Feature 6m

Summer Recreational Pathway

Walkway 4m

Greenspace

0

2

4

Greenspace

6

Meters

Bicycle 3m

Buffer 1m

Walkway 4m

Winter Recreational Pathway

Skating Path 6m

Walkway 4m

0

Greenspace

2

4

6

Meters

Perspective C: The main node within the central employment hub emphasizes walkable complete streets, a destination point with safe and welcoming streets.

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