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Comparing the Design of Two Yaletown Open Spaces: An Evaluation of Design Elements and the Physical Environment
This report compares two open spaces in downtown Vancouver through an evaluation of their design elements based upon literature pertaining to the design of parks and plazas. The intent of this study is to understand ...
Brampton Soccer Centre and Cassie Campbell Community Centre: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Two Suburban Recreation Facilities from Brampton, ON, Canada Using the Urban Design Compendium as a Basis
This report evaluates the quality of urban design in two contemporary recreation facilities, the Brampton Soccer Centre (BSC) and Cassie Campbell Community Centre (CCCC). Both facilities are located in the City of Brampton, ...
Cracking the Code of Small Downtowns
From a case study of three communities and four study areas, the research investigates and evaluates four types of planning controls including a traditional zoning by-law (Township of Cramahe, ON), a hybrid form-based ...
Battle for Mobility
The objective of this report is to analyze three different GO transit stations and their compliance with the themes of Metrolinx ‘Seamless Mobility’ objectives in the Mobility Hub Guidelines. The Seamless Mobility objective ...
Sydenham Street Revived: A Public Space Experiment
In 2015, the Sydenham Street Revived pop-up park project (SSR) transformed Sydenham Street between Princess and Queen Streets into a temporary pedestrian-only public space. The goal of the project was to test out the idea ...
Walkability of transit-oriented development: Evaluating the pedestrian environment of Metro Vancouver's Regional City Centres
The purpose of this report is to evaluate the walkability of four Metro Vancouver communities that are connected to the region's rapid transit network (SkyTrain). These communities are assessed using both geographic ...
Urban Lighting: Planning for Public Spaces in Vancouver's Southeast False Creek
Artificial light impacts orientation, use, safety and the visual quality of public spaces after dark. Combining lessons learnt from a review of international lighting master plan case studies and systematic self-observation ...
Woodward's: Urban Design and Public Space-- Measuring a Sense of Place
Woodward’s opened its doors in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside in 2010 and has provided socially mixed housing, indoor and outdoor public spaces, and various amenities in the area (Enright, 2010). As the Downtown Eastside ...
Evaluating Downtown Design: A comparative assessment of Cornwall and Belleville, Ontario
A comparative evaluation of downtown urban design in Cornwall and Belleville, Ontario.