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The Ashbridges Perimeter Landscape will add public space and improve the Martin Goodman Trail, seen here looking north on Leslie St. towards Lake Shore Blvd.
Winner, Ashbridges Bay Landscape Design Competition, 2010

Ashbridges Bay Perimeter Landscape

Toronto Transit Commission (2016)

Brown + Storey Architects Inc. was the winner of a 2010 competition to design a perimeter landscape and linear park to surround the new TTC Streetcar Maintenance and Storage Facility near Leslie Street and Lake Shore Boulevard, opening in 2015. …

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OPWA 2013 Project of the Year

Jack Darling Park / Lorne Park Water Treatment Plant Retrofit

City of Mississauga (2013)

Brown+Storey Architects worked with the project team to develop a highly innovative strategy for new additions to a ‘buried’ water treatment plant that is also part of the very popular Jack Darling Park in Mississauga.

Our proposal envisions sequences of semi-enclosed rooms created by structured hedges. Safe views to the adjacent rail corridor are maintained in the gaps between sections of green wall.

Toronto Green Line: Rhumba ‘Round My Garden

International Competition organized and sponsored by Workshop Architecture / Spacing Magazine / OAA / TSA (2013)

Our Green Line Competition A entry proposed a sequence of structured open spaces along the linear corridor created by Toronto's crosstown freight lines.

R.A. Morrow Memorial Park Master Plan

City of Peterborough (2011)

Morrow Park is Peterborough’s large agricultural fairground, hosting an annual summer horticultural fair. This large 27 acre park is located on the main approach to the city and forms a prominent entrance to the downtown core. It is home to …

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Ontario Wood WORKS! Award 2012

Kingston Park Revitalization

Municipality of Chatham-Kent (2011)

B+SAi and our team worked closely with Chatham-Kent and the community through a series of public meetings to develop a sophisticated and exciting programnme that forms the basis for the design and organization of the new Kingston Park.

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Winner, 2011 Toronto Urban Design Award

West Toronto Railpath

City of Toronto (2009)

The West Toronto Railpath has transformed two kilometres of railway spur line that served Toronto’s west end industries during the 19th and 20th centuries, with a new linear open space supporting a cycling and pedestrian multi-trail. The path is punctuated …

Rendered Master Plan for a revitalized King's Navy Yard Park.

King’s Navy Yard Park Master Plan

Town of Amherstburg (2007)

The town of Amherstburg and its historic fort Malden are located on the Detroit River at the extreme western edge of Ontario in the county of Essex. They long history of Amherstburg, with its involvement in the war of 1812, …

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OAA Award, 2004

Massey Harris Park

City of Toronto (2006)

Occupying a small site between condominiums in a rapidly changing downtown neighbourhood, Massey Harris Park was built to be a local gathering spot for young and old as well as a way to get from one point to another.

Tecumseh Park Master Plan

Municipality of Chatham-Kent (2005)

The Tecumseh Park Facility Master Plan has been prepared to develop strategies and ideas for the revitalization of one of Chatham-Kent’s most significant public spaces. Tecumseh Park remains the heart of Chatham by virtue of its central physical position, its …

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Finalist

Downsview Park Competition

Parc Downsview Park (1999)

Brown and Storey Architects were one of five finalist teams chosen from 180 international submissions to design a new metropolitan park for the 320 acre site that was formerly the Canadian Forces Base Downsview.

St. Hilda’s Walk

City of Toronto Parks (2000)

Trinity-Bellwoods Park is one of Toronto’s most beloved and heavily used open spaces, accommodating thousands of daily visitors in all seasons. With St. Hilda’s Walk, BROWN+STOREY with City of Toronto Parks and community stakeholders to convert the former ‘Trinity Drive’

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Exhibited at the 1996 Venice Biennale

Garrison Creek Demonstration Project

Waterfront Regeneration Trust (1995)

The connection, or disconnection between urbanism and environmentalism – city and nature – is made by the human intervention of “infrastructure”. How we choose to lay this groundwork for the physical support our daily lives can create a disjointed gap …

Coronation Park Pavilion, Toronto (1995)

Coronation Park Pavilion

City of Toronto (1995)

Coronation Park Pavilion was developed as a node to an extensive but unelaborated waterfront trail along Toronto’s shoreline. The pavilion provides public facilities of washrooms, shelter and rest, with lockers and showers for the baseball diamonds in the park. The …

Open Spaces of Toronto - Linear Parks

The Open Spaces of Toronto: A Classification

City of Toronto (1991)

Brown and Storey were commissioned by the City of Toronto in 1991 to produce a typological classification of public open spaces in the downtown core. ‘The Open Spaces of Toronto – A Classification’ encompasses:

  1. developing definitions and criteria for each

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