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ARTSCAPE UNITY SUITES

"There's an art to living, and you'll find it here"

Architectural Concept

The building features a contemporary design while implementing classical features to respect the historical background of Queen Street West. Artscape Unity Suites aims to enhance the aesthetic and historic charm of West Queen West while attracting new businesses and creative. The goal was to design affordable, artist friendly units, allowing development of social networks.

Features

A gallery space on the corner is enclosed in tall curtain walls to attract the views of passer-bys on the street, while also attracting other gazes to the ground floor where the Maker Space resides. These communal spaces are located at the optimal location􀦞on which collects the most sunlight throughout
the day, while also providing the best view to Paul Garfinkell Park and the bustling core of Queen Street West. Additionally, the suite also boasts a feature staircase located on Fennings Street extending from the bottom to the top of the building, connecting all communal spaces together in one vertical shaft. This
feature staircase also includes Toronto Artscape's logo.

 

Site Plan

First Floor

Second Floor

Unit Layout

Gallery