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We’ve come a long way in 16 years! Public realm design concept, image courtesy of Ryerson University Among the campuss improvements being promised, new paving will be a major aesthetic element in the plan.
Ryerskn proposed lighting upgrades would be energy efficient, with the capability of being upgraded to LED lighting in the future. Public realm design concept, image courtesy of Ryerson University.
Among the many improvements being promised, new paving will be a major aesthetic element in the plan. View the discussion thread.
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A number of other pedestrian improvements are also proposed, including a new ‘Dismount Zone’ in the area of Gould Plaza and Devonian Park, where bike traffic would be prohibited on weekdays from 8 AM to 6 PM. UrbanToronto Development Map Search condos and other developments.
Public art will play a more prominent role in Ryerson’s upgraded public realm, with a handful of major installations tabled for multiple locations around the campus.
To be carried over the next several years, the project will be undertaken in multiple phases to guarantee timely implementation. The plan highlights the importance of placemaking, planting, lighting, public art, and greenery, with public feedback putting first priority on Gould Street. In the meanwhile, you can let us know what you think by leaving a comment in the field provided at the bottom of this page.
Repaving efforts will be coordinated with the local BIA to ensure cohesion. Adding to these major installations, a greater number of minor art installations would populate the area’s open spaces and secondary public routes. View north on Victoria Street, image courtesy of Ryerson University Proposed lighting improvements include the addition of “signature” pedestrian scale lighting on Gould, Victoria, Bond, and Church Street, as well as the introduction of decorative lighting in laneways.
Instead, cyclists would dismount and walk their bikes through the area, keeping pedestrian traffic as the number one priority. Other major lighting features being proposed include the architectural lighting of Kerr Hall, and the addition of specialized lighting for main building entrances and terminating vistas.
Ryerson University Unveils New Public Realm Plan
Hill And Dale Residences. Ryerson campus map, image courtesy of Ryerson University.
Proposed lighting improvements include ryersn addition of “signature” pedestrian scale lighting on Gould, Victoria, Bond, and Church Street, as well as the introduction of decorative lighting in laneways. Taking cues from the great universities of the world and building on a Campus Master Plan, Ryerson University has embarked on a long-term plan to upgrade the institution’s public spaces.
You can learn more about the new public realm plan by visiting this link. Contact us General Inquiry Advertising Newsletter. Campjs durable, high-quality paving materials, the existing pedestrian conditions surrounding the Image Arts Centre, Devonian Pond and the Student Learning Centre will be replicated and extended to the rest of the campus.
View north on Victoria Street, image courtesy of Ryerson University.
Now, new concept designs are revealing an upgraded public realm that puts priority on pedestrian accessibility and safety, while improving the university’s campus experience beyond the classrooms.