Transforming Toronto's Financial Core
Urban Strategies won an international Urban Design competition for Central Area of Shenshan Special Cooperation Zone. leading a multi-disciplinary team including SHDT (Shenzhen) and JET Design (Toronto).
Urban Strategies is providing urban planning expertise related to master planning, policy, and the regulatory framework.
The Largest Commercial Development Currently Underway In Canada
A master plan for the regeneration of Cardiff Bay as a world class tourism and leisure destination.
Urban Strategies recently led two community visioning processes in the rapidly changing city of Mississauga: MyMalton and Vision Cooksville.
After half a century, the City of Troy has embarked on an exciting new initiative: the creation of a new Comprehensive Plan to best position the City for success and prosperity in the 21st century.
The Bathurst Quay Neighbourhood Plan commenced in January 2015 with the goal of creating a long-term vision for the Bathurst Quay community. The study will develop recommendations for public realm and transportation improvements, pedestrian and cycling connections and facilities, and open space and park facilities. The study will also develop an approach for the future of the Canada Malting silos and address traffic and access issues related to the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.
Urban Strategies provides planning consulting advice for the development of Yorkdale Mall. This has been an ongoing consulting relationship that has extended for the past 10 years.
“Growth is coming. The time to plan for it is now.” - Howard Eng, CEO, Greater Toronto Airports Authority
Winner of 2016 Canadian Institute of Planners Award for Planning Excellence in Planning Publications
An integrated development comprised of boutique office, hotel, residential, retail and gallery uses
Transforming Toronto's Financial Core
The downtown site has direct access to the city’s subway and streetcar network, encompassed a full city block and contained several large scale heritage buildings.
Urban Strategies led a multi-disciplinary team in the preparation of the 2026 Campus Plan for Princeton University.
How can municipalities help communicate notions of density to their citizens?
Urban Strategies developed the Master Plan for Brooklyn Bridge Park, an 85‐acre sustainable waterfront park stretching 1.3 miles along Brooklyn’s East River shoreline.
Governors Island is a 172 acre island in the heart of New York Harbor.
Toronto is well on the road to implementing a comprehensive strategy for the renewal of its waterfront.
Urban Strategies is playing a key role in the regeneration of the London Docklands, a former heavy industrial district located along the Thames River in East London.
The Eglinton Crosstown project is a multi-billion dollar investment in rapid transit infrastructure along Eglinton Avenue through the centre of Toronto.
Cornell University recently undertook its first master plan in more than 75 years.
Urban Strategies has created visionary master plans for several major projects in Singapore.
Transforming a traditional auto-oriented shopping plaza into a vibrant mixed-use community.
Winner: 2012 Canadian Institute of Planners Award of Excellence in Planning Publications
Winner: 2012 Ontario Provincial Planners Institute Award of Excellence Communications/Public Education
The Vision: create a client-centred hub for interaction and collaboration; design an urban village integrated with the surrounding city; and respect the landscape with its healthy green spaces.
Hennepin County is planning the creation of a new southwest LRT corridor connecting the City of Minneapolis to the neighbouring cities of St Louis Park, Hopkins, Minnetonka and Eden Prairie.
Winner: 2014 Canadian Institute of Planners Award of Excellence: City & Regional Planning
2014 National Urban Design Award, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
The University of Guelph was established as an agricultural college nearly 140 years ago. Since then it has evolved into a comprehensive university and one of Canada’s largest research institutions.
Saint John is a waterfront city with a proud industrial past and present. The last municipal plan was over 25 years old and anticipated a tripling of Saint John’s population.
Urban Strategies has been providing master planning services to the University of Waterloo since 1990, beginning with the completion of a campus master plan in 1992.
To engage the community and the City in the expansion plans, Urban Strategies developed a public communications strategy that included a series of highly graphic and informative newsletters and open houses.
The Master Plan prepared by Urban Strategies reconnects the two campuses and weaves them into the existing urban fabric as it guides the University’s growth and renewal over a 25 year time frame.
American Society of Landscape Architects Merit Award, 2001
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects National and Regional Merit Awards, 2001
City of Toronto Architecture and Urban Design Award of Excellence, 2001
Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe
Urban Strategies has guided physical development and park planning on the island for nearly 20 years.
Urban Strategies is a leader in the thinking behind the new urban Ottawa.
Since 2006, Urban Strategies has led several important planning initiatives for the City of Guelph.