The municipal government for Mississauga, Ont., has promoted Chris Rouse to director of development and design in planning and building, effective June 1. Currently the city’s planning manager for the north area, he will succeed Lesley Pavan, who is retiring…
The merger of the two firms will provide clients expanded services in community planning, urban design, landscape architecture, community engagement, and infrastructure, transportation, and environmental planning and design.
Jury Comments: “At one of the busiest underground transit stations in Canada the engineers successfully designed and managed the construction of a second platform. Since it was critical to keep the subway trains running, they found ways to control the dynamic and static forces on the structure and used a complex shoring and staging process. A side benefit of the project was enhancing the public “space on Front Street.”
The dingy, shadowy spaces under the massive structure that carries heavy traffic across downtown Toronto has been earmarked for transformation in a new project announced last week. Entitled for now “Project: Under Gardiner,” the scheme envisions building a new connecting…