Projects by Brown+Storey Architects

Office for Responsive Environments brings together the talents and experience of a number of respected professionals and their associated practices. For over three decades, Brown+Storey Architects have been leaders in building innovative public spaces, streetscapes and infrastructure. They are the urban designers of the West Toronto Railpath, the Victoria Park Transit Plaza, Dundas Square and the St. George Street Revitalization. Their projects have repeatedly been awarded the highest urban design honours, including multiple Toronto Urban Design Awards and National Urban Design Awards.

Leslie-Queen Streetscape Enhancements

Toronto Transit Commission (2010-Present)

Construction continues on the ORE partner firm Brown+Storey Architects-designed streetscape enhancements and corner plazas along Toronto's Queen Street East and Leslie Street, part of the Toronto Transit Commission's Leslie Street Connecting Track and Leslie Barns project.

Rendering of B+SA's alternative proposal for the boundaries of Metrolinx's Georgetown South Corridor Expansion, promoting the use of new trees, living walls, and new trails and linear parks to soften the corridor's impact on neighbourhoods.

Georgetown South Corridor Expansion – Noise Barrier Alternatives Community Study

Junction Triangle Rail Committee and Wabash Building Society (2013)

Metrolinx is expanding its commuter rail corridor through West Toronto in order to provide capacity for the Union-Pearson Express air-rail link and expanded GO Transit service to Georgetown, Guelph and Kitchener. The corridor passes through mature neighbourhoods and present-day brownfield …

Victoria Park - Bus Platform (1800)
Winner, 2013 Toronto Urban Design Award

Victoria Park Transit Plaza and Bus Terminal

Toronto Transit Commission (2011)

Brown+Storey Architects, working on a team led by Stevens Group Architect, produced an innovative and award-winning urban design for the public spaces and bus terminal that surround a revitalized Victoria Park subway station in Toronto.  The project, completed in 2011, …

Ontario Wood WORKS! Award 2012

Kingston Park Revitalization

Municipality of Chatham-Kent (2011)

Brown+Storey Architects worked closely with Chatham-Kent and the community through a series of public meetings to develop a sophisticated and exciting programnme that forms the basis for the design and organization of the new Kingston Park.

The Ashbridges Perimeter Landscape will add public space and improve the Martin Goodman Trail, seen here looking north on Leslie St. towards Lake Shore Blvd.
Winner, Ashbridges Bay Landscape Design Competition, 2010

Ashbridges Bay Perimeter Landscape

Toronto Transit Commission (2010-Present)

Brown+Storey Architects was the winner of a 2010 competition to design a perimeter landscape and linear park to surround the new TTC Streetcar Maintenance and Storage Facility near Leslie Street and Lake Shore Boulevard, opening in 2015. The landscape and …

Winner, 2011 Toronto Urban Design Award

West Toronto Railpath

City of Toronto (2009)

The West Toronto Railpath has transformed two kilometres of railway spur line that served Toronto’s west end industries during the 19th and 20th centuries. This project, the product of close collaboration by Brown+Storey Architects and Scott Torrance Landscape Architects, created …

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Yonge-Dundas Square

City of Toronto (2002)

Yonge + Dundas Square was conceived as a new civic space in the centre of downtown Toronto.  It is located at the crossroads of Yonge Street and Dundas Street, one of the most prominent intersections in the city.  The project …

Winner, 1997 Toronto Urban Design Award

St. George Street Revitalization

University of Toronto and City of Toronto (1997)

The revitalization of St. George Street, a main thoroughfare of the University of Toronto and a major traffic artery in the City of Toronto, was commissioned by the University and the City to bring improvements to what had once been …

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