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EVOLVED VISION 04. Word Cloud 05. Parti 06. Precedents 08. Bubble Diagram

CONTENTS 09 12 21 SITE PLAN 10. Site Plan 11. Legend

STRUCTURAL DIAGRAMS 13. Open Space 14. Street Network 15. Street Typology 17. Street Hierarchy 18. Built Form 19. Massing 20. Land Use 21. Circulation

REFERENCES


Evolved Vision


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Parti “To bridge the industrial past with the modern present through elevated pathways to achieve a cohesive green community�

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Precedents 1. Tannery Building, Kitchener, CA Adaptive re-use of existing industrial buildings, massing and facades kept uniform to maintain historical significance.

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2. Wychwood Barns, Toronto, CA Former TTC streetcar maintenance facility, much of the original building and frame was retained in the adaptive reuse.

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3. Distillery District, Toronto, CA Former distillery, adaptively re-used as open spaces to create spaces for public art and structures that are interactive and interesting.

Buildings

4. New Road, Brighton, UK Used to be dominated by the vehicles rather than people. The new plan incorporates the needs of all the different user groups: cycling, sitting, standing and walking activities. 5. Liberty Market Building, Toronto, CA Old storage and factory spaces were converted into commercial spaces.

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6. Kitchener’s King Street Revitalization, Kitchener, CA Restoring civic pride, and bringing back the downtown core with a pedestrian-first public realm, a flexible sidewalk-parking and a street-pedestrian lighting system. 7. The High Line, Manhattan, US Adaptive reuse of an old abandoned railway to a green corridor creating an active and live environment. 8. NEO Bankside, UK Large forest trees provide peaceful spaces and provides rainwater harvesting for irrigation. 9. Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, CA Year-round facility holding events such as concerts, festivals, shows in order to incorporate the community’s involvement and talent.

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Open Spaces


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10. Field of Color, Sydney, Australia Annual festival of light in Sydney, Australia with a series of illuminated coloured tubes which reflects abstractness and calmness of the water.

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11. Edinburgh Gardens Raingarden A sustainable source of treated stormwater for the trees which also adds interest and character to the park.

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12. Serpentine Wall, Cincinati, US Massive contoured wall allowing accessibility to the water and acts as a barrier in case of flooding. The feature also serves as a gathering area for relaxation and activities.

Design Details

13. Toronto Railway Museum, Toronto, CA Rail vehicles and railway facilities are preserved and placed in various locations of downtown Toronto. 18

14. St Jacobs, Waterloo, CA Fresh farm products from around the area are sold every Tuesday and Saturday throughout the year, bringing together the community.

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15. Trail Signage Project, Winnipeg, CA Trail identification, km markers and trailheads on trails and detailed trail map of the area include points of interest and interpretive overview of the area. 16. Bike Rack as Street Furniture Bike racks should be designed to be aethetically pleasing while still able to function effectively as street furniture. 14

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17. Hockey Stick Adirondack Chair Using old hockey sticks to create a unique furniture set which can be used to represent history of the St. Mary’s Woodworks.

Others

18. Leith Walk ‘Green Bridge’ A bridge links the East cycle paths to the West of the city. The construction materials are based on plant products which will reduce dependance on hydrocarbons.

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Bubble Diagram Heritage Estate

Sports Park

Public space Brownfield Reuse

Fishing

Community Garden Old Canal

Waterfront Ground Network Rooftop Network

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Site Plan


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Private Rooftop Green Space

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Office Use

Pedestrian Crossing

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Light Instalation

Greenspace

Speed River

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Flood Fringe

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Site Boundary

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Structural Diagrams


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Legend Natural Hardscape Manicured Civic Buildings Railway Flood Fringe Flood Way River Passive Recreational Skatepark Ice Rink/Splash Pad Multi-use Path Rooftop Garden Courtyard Active Recreational Baseball Diamond Bird Conservatory Community Garden/ Village Farm/Bee Farm 0

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Street Typology Arterial Road

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Development 12.8m

Fisher Mills Rd.

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