Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Spring 2018 - 19

ONE POTENTIAL VIEW OF THE PROPOSED FUTURE
RAIL DECK PARK AT TORONTO'S INTERSECTION
OF DRAPER STREET AND FRONT STREET

MAJOR PROJECT COMPARISON
RAIL DECK PARK

MILLENNIUM PARK

TRANSBAY TERMINAL

COMPLETED

TBD

2004

June 2018

PARK AREA

21-acre park

24.5-acre

5.4-acre

COST

$1.665 Billion (Cdn)

$490 million (US)

$2.26 billion (US)

ARCHITECT

TBD, Carlton Studio at DIALOG

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP,
Frank O.Gehry and Associates

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

DESIGNER

International Design Competition
may be scheduled Mid 2019

Gustafson Guthrie Nichol Ltd.

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects (PCPA),
Rana Creek Design

Terry Guen Design Associates, Inc.

Peter Walker and Partners

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT
improved human health along
with promoting an urban culture
connected to nature. Previous
examples of large scale green infrastructure projects suggest that
if it's properly designed, the 21
acre project could generate multiple health, social and economic
benefits and continue to payback
the city and its citizens.
Urban populations are increasing at rapid rates and our cities
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are more vulnerable to extreme
weather than ever before. As civic
leaders grapple with how to provide a high quality of life and prepare for the inevitable impacts of
climate change, one clear trend is
to re-purpose and re-surface land
and buildings with green roof
technology. These large scale,
transformative green infrastructure projects allow us to respond
to the pressing need to integrate

nature into our cities. The challenges posed by climate change, and
stormwater run off along with the importance of building for human
health can be realized through green infrastructure implementation. As
witnessed, these large scale green infrastructure projects can also contribute to a city's cultural capital, provide economic benefits through
tourism and act as a beacon of sustainability and innovation.
The Rail Deck Park will be presented at the Opening Plenary of
the Grey to Green Conference greytogreenconference.org. The Ryerson Report can be found at citybuildinginstitute.ca
Emma Tamlin is the Marketing and Associate Editor and Communications
Coordinator at Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
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