Oracle Square is a receptor and transmitter, an attraction and garden, a passage and a pause, populated by a loose savannah of vertical and horizontal figures that define space and intensity, and introduce interactivity for the Entertainment District A wide …

The Landmark on the Liffey must show a robust constructability. The new podium and tower must create a landscape for making a living – to be an organism that draws in and enables its constituent parts and inhabitants to be …

In our Dufferin Grove Community Project completed over twenty years ago, we identified Dufferin Grove as a city park in need of re-thinking. Given the last two years of the pandemic, parks and park users have become more entwined in …

Open to the outdoors but closed enough for some shelter, shade and privacy, our carport makes the most out of a driveway space. The trellis walls are able to hold sports or gardening equipment and support growing vines from the …

The various building options are meant to illustrate the flexibility of built and open space configurations for the Warden development site.  In particular the template organization promotes the open void and public spaces, while, at the same time, establishing vertical …

Brown and Storey Architects and Richard Gilbert were engaged by the City of Toronto Department of Economic Development, Culture and Tourism to provide a Capital Works and Development Strategy for St. Clair Avenue West. This part of St. Clair extends …

Brown and Storey Architects perform many different types of architectural and urban design initiatives in which there are no client or commission; we work with a range of community groups and organizations that enable us to create solutions aimed at

Introduction

Our approach to the challenge of public electric car charging infrastructure along major highways treats the travelers as agential activators, engaging with technology, media, culture, and landscape. As much as the structures are architectural, they are apparatuses and instruments …

This study proposes a re-imagining of Avenue Road to return to its prominent role in the city’s public realm by reducing six lanes of speeding traffic to four and creating new public space. This new space would increase the area …

A conceptual rendering of upcoming streetscape improvements for Belleville's historic Front Street.

The City of Belleville has embarked on a forward-looking project to update the infrastructure of their historic downtown core. The project, which is upgrading and replacing both sub-surface utilities and the public infrastructure of the city’s downtown streets and open …

The Toronto Transit Commission is undertaking key improvements to the streetscapes of Queen Street East and Leslie Street as part of construction of its Leslie Barns streetcar storage facility, which will rely upon connecting track on those streets to bring …

View of the Brown+Storey Architects' proposed Public Scaffold.
Our winning Green Line Competition B entry proposed a two-level bridge crossing for underpasses along Toronto's crosstown freight line, partially enclosed in an ephemeral glass scaffold suitable for mounting public art and announcements.

The site for the new City of Barrie Surface Water Treatment Plant and the Low Lift Pumping Station and Rain Water Intake is divided between two areas that are north of Big Bay Point Road, accessible from Royal Parkside Drive. …

Conceptual Streetscape Design for Richmond Street (2008)

In 2008, our office was commissioned to produce a conceptual design for the improvement of the streetscape on Richmond Street West, just east of Spadina Avenue. This section of one-way street had evolved from an industrial access road -turned- commuter …

The mouth of the Don River is both a spectacular and sensitive locale with many responsibilities to the general public. Its special nature will be embedded in the unique disposition of its new neighbourhoods to a public realm that will …

Waterfront Ideas Competition (2000)

Brown + Storey Architects have played a major role in conceptual, visioning and feasibility studies and competitions that have contributed to the ongoing redefinition of Toronto’s waterfront since the 1990s. First commissioned by the Waterfront Regeneration Trust (for the Garrison

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.