Open House: Bathurst Station Consultation

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Station design is one of the most exciting -- and most critical -- components of The Crosstown construction. There are a number of major considerations for station design, including: accessibility for people with disabilities, development potential, integration with surrounding communities, and minimizing construction impacts. Visit www.thecrosstown.ca for more information about The Crosstown.

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  • More consultations will be happening throughout the next few years
  • 11/28/11
  • Station construction is scheduled to begin in 2014
  • Key advantages include: Reduces construction footprint, costs and impacts Roadway construction reduced by 21.5 metres Improves look and feel of neighbourhood Reduces number of properties affected Preserves potential for investment and development with more public places
  • 11/28/11
  • Open House: Bathurst Station Consultation

    1. 1. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Online Consultation November 28 – December 12
    2. 2. <ul><li>Welcome to our first online consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a brief Crosstown update </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share our station design philosophy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Present the preliminary design for Bathurst Station </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most importantly: get your input on the preliminary design, early in the process </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview * Final number and location of stations subject to review
    4. 4. <ul><ul><li>Integrate with surrounding neighbourhood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safe and enjoyable user experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full accessibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preserve space for future re-development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance the local “sense of place” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long-term sustainability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce Construction Footprint & Impacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce Costs </li></ul></ul>Design Philosophy Compatible scale 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview Accessibility for all users
    5. 5. 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview
    6. 6. <ul><li>Any architectural finish can contain integrated artwork, including: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>walls </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>floors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ceilings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>glazing </li></ul></ul></ul>Integrated Artwork 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview
    7. 7. Traction Power Substations What and Why? <ul><li>Required to provide power to the station system </li></ul><ul><li>Every two kilometres, at stations </li></ul><ul><li>Many different configurations </li></ul><ul><li>Above ground, surface, below-ground </li></ul><ul><li>Guidelines to integrate substations </li></ul>11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview
    8. 8. Presentation Part 2: Bathurst Station 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview
    9. 9. Local Context Population Density within a 10 minute walk to Bathurst Station 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview
    10. 10. Bathurst Station – EA (2010) (add property numbers) 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview
    11. 11. 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview Potential Future Secondary Entrance Generic Rendering Only Architecture Concept TBD
    12. 12. 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview NORTH/EAST CORNER OF BATHURST AND EGLINTON
    13. 13. 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview NORTH/EAST CORNER OF BATHURST AND EGLINTON
    14. 14. 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview Rear Laneway
    15. 15. 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview PROPERTY LINE NEW SETBACK GREEN BARRIER <ul><li>Setbacks TBD </li></ul>
    16. 16. 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview
    17. 17. 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview
    18. 18. 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview Architectural Concept: Preliminary Representation • subject to change
    19. 19. 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview Preliminary Representation • subject to change
    20. 20. 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview
    21. 21. 11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview
    22. 22. Architectural Design Approach <ul><li>Excellence in architectural/urban design treatments </li></ul><ul><li>Cost effective and maintainable structures </li></ul><ul><li>Standard station box configurations </li></ul><ul><li>Creative use of materials, color, textures, artwork, light </li></ul><ul><li>Brand identification with graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Use standard elements whenever possible </li></ul>11/28/11 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview

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