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THE YONGE AND THE DEAD LUCY YANG PRIYANKA SHAH ASHLIN LITHGOW JEFF JANG


NARRATIVE

EX. 3B //Â NARRATIVE

URBAN CEMETERIES


MANIFESTO

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One that respects the sacred dimension of deathscapes and its value as a public amenity.

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One that breaks down the barrier between life and death and celebrates its cyclical nature.

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One that encourages health and wellness in life  and dignity in death

EX. 3B // MANIFESTO

What is the 21st century cemetery?


MANIFESTO

EX. 3B //Â MANIFESTO

NEW URBAN DEATHSCAPES


EX. 3B //Â REGIONAL MAP

REGIONAL MAP - OPEN SPACES


EX. 3B //Â OVERLAY MAPS

OVERLAY MAPS - MOBILITY


EX. 3B //Â OVERLAY MAPS

OVERLAY MAPS - TRANSIT


EX. 3B //Â OVERLAY MAPS

OVERLAY MAPS - HOUSING


EX. 3B //Â OVERLAY MAPS

OVERLAY MAPS - DAZ


EX. 3B //Â DAZ PLAN

DAZ PLAN


RURAL CEMETERY

Mount Pleasant Cemetery / Toronto, ON, Canada Inspired by the Mount Auburn Cemetery and the concept of rural cemetery (1873)

EX. 3B //Â CEMETERIES

Mount Auburn Cemetery / Boston, MA, USA First rural cemetery in North America (1831). This cemetery has since been designated a National Historic Landmark


EX. 3B //Â CEMETERIES

CEMETERY DESIGN


EX. 3B //Â CEMETERIES

"DEATH-CARE" INDUSTRY


RURAL TO SUBURBAN NORTH YORK

Residences in North York, 1945

EX. 3B // SITE MORPHOLOGY

York cemetery originally used as an airfield, 1928


YONGE AND SHEPPARD & TRANSIT ELECTRIFICATION

Yonge Subway track expansion, 1968

EX. 3B //Â SITE MORPHOLOGY

Electric-powered streetcars on Yonge Street, 1900


EX. 3B //Â SITE MORPHOLOGY

CIVIC SPINE AND DENSIFICATION


YORK CEMETERY & MOUNT PLEASANT GROUP

North York Today

EX. 3B //Â CEMETERIES

North York Development Plan, 1939


EX. 3B //Â DEATHSCAPES

DEATHSCAPES


EX. 3B //Â VERTICAL MAUSOLEUMS

VERTICAL MAUSOLEUMS


HEALTH & WELLNESS LIFECYCLES

Fitness + Recreation

Food + Nutrition

DEATHSCAPES Mental Wellbeing

EX. 3B // HEALTH &WELLNESS LIFECYCLES

Ecological Health


EX. 3B //Â SITE CIRCULATION

SITE CIRCULATION


EX. 3B // SITE PROGRAMMING

SITE PROGRAMMING


EX. 3B //Â ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY

ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY


SITE PROPOSAL


GREEN SPACES

+ Addition of new pocket parks = Area of sold off piece of cemetery

EX. 3B // GREEN SPACES

 18 HECTARES


KEY FIGURES MOUNT PLEASANT GROUP

TTC

EX. 3B //Â KEY FIGURES

TRCA


EX. 3B // BUILDALBLE ZONES

BUILDABLE ZONES


Protect existing cemetery as public amenity

East-West corridors from arterial street

Densify existing low-rise residential

Blur threshold through integration of new pocket  parks

New pedestrian oriented streets

Create visual connection through new cemetery  typology

Integration of new multigenerational housing

Addition of follies as mnemonic devices in  surrounding park spaces

EX. 3B // OBJECTIVES

OBJECTIVES


EXISTING CONDITIONS

EX. 3B //Â SITE STRATEGY

SITE STRATEGY


CREATE CENTRAL PEDESTRIAN CORRIDOR

EX. 3B // SITE STRATEGY

SITE STRATEGY


ENHANCE EAST-WEST CONNECTIVITY

EX. 3B // SITE STRATEGY

SITE STRATEGY


LOCATE AREAS FOR DENSIFICATION

EX. 3B //Â SITE STRATEGY

SITE STRATEGY


DENSIFY EDGES WHILE MAINTAINING POROSITY

EX. 3B // SITE STRATEGY

SITE STRATEGY


EXTENSION OF VERTICAL POCKET PARKS FROM CEMETERY

EX. 3B // SITE STRATEGY

SITE STRATEGY


INTEGRATE POCKET PARKS

EX. 3B //Â SITE STRATEGY

SITE STRATEGY


INTEGRATE VERTICAL MAUSOLEUMS & FOLLIES

EX. 3B // SITE STRATEGY

SITE STRATEGY


INTEGRATE NEW CEMETERY PROGRAMS

EX. 3B // SITE STRATEGY

SITE STRATEGY


EX. 3B //Â DAZ SITE PLAN

DAZ SITE PLAN


CURRENT

PROPOSED

FLOOR AREA RATIO - 1.7

FLOOR AREA RATIO - 3.0

EX. 3B //Â FLOOR AREA RATIO

FLOOR AREA RATIO


TOWNHOME

DUPLEX

MID-RISE

HIGH-RISE

EX. 3B //Â RESIDENTIAL TYPOLOGIES

RESIDENTIAL TYPOLOGIES


MULTI-GENERATIONAL LIVING

16x16x10ft MODULE

270 SQ.F

BACHELOR

540 SQ.F

1 BEDROOM

800 SQ.F

2 BEDROOM

3 BEDROOM

1900 SQ.F TYPICAL RESIDENTIAL BLOCK

EX. 3B //Â MULTI-GENERATIONAL LIVING

1600 SQ.F


CEMETERY TYPOLOGIES

GREENHOUSE

AMPHITHEATER

COVERED PATIO

FUNERAL HOME

GARDEN

EX. 3B //Â CEMETERY TYPOLOGIES

VERTICAL MAUSOLEUMS


EX. 3B //Â TYPICAL SECTION GUIDELINES

TYPICAL EAST-WEST STREET SECTION GUIDELINE


EX. 3B //Â TYPICAL SECTION GUIDELINES

TYPICAL NORTH-SOUTH STREET SECTION GUIDELINE


EX. 3B //Â TYPICAL SECTION GUIDELINES

TYPICAL MAUSOLEUM SECTION


FOCUS ZONE THEMES

Focus Zone 2 Focus Zone 4

Food + Nutrition

Mental Wellbeing

Focus Zone 1

Focus Zone 3 Ecological Health

EX. 3B //Â FOCUS ZONE THEMES

Fitness + Recreation


FOCUS ZONE 1 //Â INTRO

FOCUS ZONE 1


CURRENT

CURRENT FLOOR AREA RATIO (FAR):

FOCUS ZONE 1 // CURRENT

4.59


PROPOSED

PROPOSED FLOOR AREA RATIO (FAR):

FOCUS ZONE 1 // PROPOSED

7.60


PROGRAMMING

RESIDENTIAL  Highrise  Midrise  Duplex  Townhome RECREATION CENTRE DAYCARE EMPLOYMENT  Health Services  Pharmacy  Offices COMMERCIAL  Sporting Goods  Retail  Restaurants

FOCUS ZONE 1 // PROGRAMMING

CEMETERY  Funeral Home  Vertical Mausoleum


TYPICAL MID/LOW-RISE BLOCK

+ 8-Storey Midrise Office / Employment at Grade Additional 145 Residential Units

+ 9 Storey Midrise Office / Employment at Grade Additional 90 Residential Units Day Care Centre

+ Public Playscape Rock-Climbing Wall for Active Living

+ Folly Street Furniture / Mnemonic Device

+ 3 Storey Townhouse Additional 24 Residential Units

+ Connective Greenway Public Works on Private Land

Existing Single Detached Houses Demolish 36 Houses Retain 34 Houses

+ 3 Storey Townhouse Additional 16 Residential Units

+ Folly Street Furniture / Mnemonic Device

+ Public Playscape Public Infrastructure for Active Living

FOCUS ZONE 1 // TYPICAL BLOCK

+ 8 Storey Midrise Commercial / Retail at Grade Additional 130 Residential Units


FOCUS ZONE 1 //Â YONGE DENSIFICATION

YONGE CORRIDOR DENSIFICATION


FOCUS ZONE 1 //Â SITE PLAN

SITE PLAN


BOULDERING WALL

REST / WATCH

ROLLING HILLS

REST / WATCH

FOCUS ZONE 1 // COMMUNITY RECREATION

COMMUNITY RECREATION


FOCUS ZONE 1 //Â PLAYSCAPES

PLAYSCAPES


FOCUS ZONE 1 //Â CEMETERY THRESHOLD

CEMETERY THRESHOLD


FOCUS ZONE 1 //Â NEW URBAN DEATHSCAPE

NEW URBAN DEATHSCAPE


FOCUS ZONE 2 //Â INTRO

FOCUS ZONE 2


EXISTING FAR: 0.23

FOCUS ZONE 2 //Â CURRENT AXO

CURRENT AXO


PROPOSED FAR: 2.57

FOCUS ZONE 2 //Â PROPOSED AXO

PROPOSED AXO


PROGRAMMING

FOOD PROGRAMS:  FARMERS MARKET  CULINARY SCHOOL  COOKING CLASSES EMPLOYMENT:  OFFICES  RETAIL  AMMENITIES

FOCUS ZONE 2 // PROGRAMMING

RESIDENTIAL:  TOWNHOME  DUPLEX   MID RISE


FOLLY TYPOLOGIES

GARDEN

PLAYGROUND

FOCUS ZONE 2 //Â FOLLY TYPOLOGIES

MARKET STALL


MARKET BLOCK

TOWNHOUSES 3 STOREYS

MARKET 2 STOREYS

8 STOREYS

FOCUS ZONE 2 //Â MARKET BLOCK

MID RISE


FOCUS ZONE 2 //Â FARMERS MARKET

FARMERS MARKET - MARKET STALL FOLLY


FOCUS ZONE 2 // POCKET PARK

POCKET PARK


FOCUS ZONE 2 //Â TOWNHOUSES

TOWNHOUSES - PLAYGROUND FOLLY


FOCUS ZONE 2 //Â BLEEDING OF CEMETERY

BLEEDING OF CEMETERY


FOCUS ZONE 2 //Â CEMETERY THRESHOLD

CEMETERY THRESHOLD - MEMORIAL FOLLY


FOCUS ZONE 2 //Â CULINARY SCHOOL

CULINARY SCHOOL - GARDEN FOLLY


FOCUS ZONE 3

FOCUS ZONE 3


FOCUS ZONE 3

EXISTING


FOCUS ZONE 3

STREET & BOULEVARD


FOCUS ZONE 3

MULTI-GENERATIONAL LIVING


FOCUS ZONE 3

CEMETERY NETWORK EXTENSION


FOCUS ZONE 3

PROGRAMMING


EXISTING FAR: 0.35

PROPOSED FAR: 4.0 81% RESIDENTIAL 11% COMMERCIAL / RETAIL 8% EMPLOYMENT

FOCUS ZONE 3

PROPOSED


EYES ON THE STREET

CAFE

SHOP

GROCERY

FITNESS

CLINIC

FOCUS ZONE 3

RESTAURANT


BOULEVARD PROGRAMMING

01

04

01 PUBLIC SQUARE 

02 POND / RINK 

03 BIOSWALES & RESPITE 

04 FOLLY

03

FOCUS ZONE 3

02


FOCUS ZONE 3

ECOLOGICAL PATH


FOCUS ZONE 3

ECOLOGY & URBAN


FOCUS ZONE 4 // INTRO

FOCUS ZONE 4


EXISTING FAR: 0.25

FOCUS ZONE 4 //Â EXISTING AXONOMETRIC

EXISTING AXONOMETRIC


PROPOSED FAR: 2.24

FOCUS ZONE 4 //Â PROPOSED AXONOMETRIC

PROPOSED AXONOMETRIC


FOCUS ZONE 4 //Â PROGRAMMING

PROGRAMMING


READING NOOK

MEDITATION ROOM

MEDITATION PAVILION

FOCUS ZONE 4 //Â FOLLY TYPOLOGIES

FOLLY TYPOLOGIES


FOCUS ZONE 4 //Â SECTIONAL PERSPECTIVE

SECTIONAL PERSPECTIVE


FLOOR PLAN

MEDITATION PAVILION

TOWNHOMES 3 STOREYS

FOCUS ZONE 4 // FLOOR PLAN

REHABILITATION CENTER 2 STOREYS


FOCUS ZONE 4 //Â PERSPECTIVE - MEDITATION PAVILION

PERSPECTIVE - MEDITATION PAVILION


FOCUS ZONE 4 //Â PERSPECTIVE - MEDITATION GARDEN

PERSPECTIVE - MEDITATION GARDEN


FOCUS ZONE 4 //Â PERSPECTIVE - COLLECTIVE MEDITATION

PERSPECTIVE - COLLECTIVE MEDITATION


CITY FOR ECOLOGICAL NETWORKS / URBAN SPRAWL THE LIVING / THE DEAD INDIVIDUAL / COLLECTIVE YOUNG / OLD

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Toronto’s cemeteries are valuable pockets of open space in our urban fabric. This project addresses the increasing pressures of densificatio...

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