What? ‘Free-Range’ Kids (family-friendly development, Lansing Square)
Why? True Family-Friendly Development
Who? ELAD Canada
Lansing Square is located in North York at the intersection of Sheppard East and Victoria Park. The area is currently a suburban office park, but with the introduction of an LRT line along Sheppard East the area is expected to undergo massive redevelopment. The site is subject to a recently approved secondary plan that controls some of the design aspects including a predetermined total density.
When working on the master plan for the Lansing Square site, we enjoyed the atypical (for Toronto) constraints of a predefined density for the entire site – and we used it to achieve unusual qualities for the project and the public realm. We: