The Guiding Principles
The late Bing Thom, an internationally renowned architect, created the framework to help guide the future development of this important property. Perkins and Will, a local architect with global experience, is continuing Bing Thom’s legacy to create a truly unique project at this iconic intersection.
New Urban Typology
A design approach that is unique to this location and responds to the eclectic nature of the surrounding neighbourhoods.
Inclusion of condo, market rental, and affordable housing that creates a vibrant housing mix.
Inclusion of extensive infrastructure to encourage cycling and public spaces that connect the property to the SkyTrain station.
A new and expanded Safeway store complemented by neighbourhood-serving retail and a new retail concept to animate the linear plaza.
Public and semi-private spaces that focus on access to nature, vertical greening, and an on-site greenhouse.
Unique architecture and materials, a linear plaza with retail animation, and a range of amenities, including childcare.