This adaptive reuse project located in Paisley, Ontario is based on the old Paisely Mill. Originally used as a grain mill has been redesigned to serve the community as a apple cider brewery. This business is designed to incorporate local orchards and restaurants to give the purpose of the adaptive reuse a special meaning to its local community. Design features include a large two storey open concept brewery floor. As well as a high exposed 3rd floor bar & lounge area for the business to show off their products.
1056 Queen St. West is a mid-rise mixed-use condo building designed to give its residents access to as much sunlight and views as possible. Main challenges of this design process revolved around the large ash tree located at the north-west corner of the site. Solutions consisted of an L-shaped footprint with a repeating step back design to allow for the residents along the north side to still have access to sunlight and views throughout the year.
The idea behind this project is to provide another convenient location of a fire station to the Churchill Meadows community in Mississauga, Ontario. To keep the large plot of land undisturbed, only the necessary square footage required for this project was taken up. Design layout of this fire station was focused on grouping common areas together. Moving from front to back the areas become more technical or private. Adding a second floor separately for the living spaces was done to reduce excessive noise for staff during time off.