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EXCELLENCE 2021
PLANNING + ANALYSIS
THE CITY OF CALGARY, GEHL STUDIO, STANTEC CONSULTING LTD., CALGARY DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION
THE FUTURE OF STEPHEN AVENUE |
L'AVENIR DE L'AVENUE STEPHEN
CALGARY, AB
The Future of
Understanding
& Reimagining
Stephen Avenue
EN_
DRIVEN BY CHANGES spanning
landscape architecture, urban design,
economics, planning, and mobility, the
Public Realm Roadmap is a first step in the
transformation of Stephen Avenue.
From City Hall to the Armoury
Calgary, Alberta
October 20, 2020
A great design would not be enough. To
achieve success, we developed a strategy
to integrate economic investment, a
new governance model and world-class
public space design. This approach aims
to position the Avenue for both short and
long-term success. The resultant Roadmap
has set in motion work on key initiatives
including prototype testing, and a fully
integrated development plan.
This project was led by client and
consultant landscape architects. All the
decisions made from utilities to vehicular
movement were approached through the
lens of landscape architecture.
1
Structuring 'the Avenue'
JURY'S COMMENTS
The Master Plan sensibly recognizes that
revitalizing Stephen Avenue depends on
re-activating public life through all possible
means, the redesign of the public realm
being just one. While the approach and the
conceptual framework are not new, the key
strength of this study is that it considers all
the variables of a successful revitalization:
the regional and local economy, the
commercial mix, cultural life and institutions,
recreational venues, traffic and mobility,
and the quality of urban public realm. This
is a clear and important acknowledgement
that the revitalization of the street will not
spring only from the re-design of the street.
The plan's realistic design strategies do not
presuppose a particular design standard or
stylistic expression.
1 UNDERSTANDING & REIMAGINING STEPHEN
AVENUE 2 SHARED STREET 3 CULTURAL
AND RECREATIONAL ASSETS
IMAGES 1-3 CONSULTANT TEAM (GEHL, STANTEC, JLP+D)
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44 LANDSCAPES | PAYSAGES
Entrance plaza
A
Shared Street
4th St SW - Macleod Trail SE
The axon is conceptual and representative
of the Avenue and its adjacent functions. It
does not represent one specific location.
area with special
lighting feature or
pavement marking
Gehl - Making Cities for People

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Landscapes - Summer 2021

TO BEGIN WITH | POUR COMMENCER
JURORS | JURÉS
PROLOGUE
VIRTUAL LOOK, TRUE EXCELLENCE | DÉLIBÉRATIONS VIRTUELLES, EXCELLENCE VÉRITABLE
JURY’S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE | PRIX D’EXCELLENCE DU JURY
LARGE-SCALE PUBLIC LANDSCAPES | PAYSAGES PUBLICS À GRANDE ÉCHELLE
SMALL-SCALE PUBLIC LANDSCAPES | PAYSAGES PUBLICS À PETITE ÉCHELLE
PLANNING + ANALYSIS | PLANIFICATION ET ANALYSE
RESEARCH | RECHERCHE
RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPES | PAYSAGES RÉSIDENTIELS
COMMUNICATION
PARTING SHOT | UNE DERNIÈRE SALVE
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Landscapes - Summer 2021 - TO BEGIN WITH | POUR COMMENCER
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Landscapes - Summer 2021 - JURORS | JURÉS
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Landscapes - Summer 2021 - PROLOGUE
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Landscapes - Summer 2021 - VIRTUAL LOOK, TRUE EXCELLENCE | DÉLIBÉRATIONS VIRTUELLES, EXCELLENCE VÉRITABLE
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Landscapes - Summer 2021 - JURY’S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE | PRIX D’EXCELLENCE DU JURY
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Landscapes - Summer 2021 - LARGE-SCALE PUBLIC LANDSCAPES | PAYSAGES PUBLICS À GRANDE ÉCHELLE
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Landscapes - Summer 2021 - SMALL-SCALE PUBLIC LANDSCAPES | PAYSAGES PUBLICS À PETITE ÉCHELLE
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Landscapes - Summer 2021 - RESEARCH | RECHERCHE
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Landscapes - Summer 2021 - RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPES | PAYSAGES RÉSIDENTIELS
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Landscapes - Summer 2021 - COMMUNICATION
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Landscapes - Summer 2021 - PARTING SHOT | UNE DERNIÈRE SALVE
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