"Harbour Landing" Wins Ferry Terminal Design Competition
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“Harbour Landing” Wins Ferry Terminal Design Competition

Design features an extended green roof and undulating wood structure, but the City will have to find funding.

An independent jury chose the Harbour Landing proposal as the winner of the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal design competition.

Designed by KPMB Architects, West 8, and Greenberg Consultants, the proposal features an undulating wood terminal structure and a green roof that should allow for some great views of the harbour and island.

The design was chosen after a week-long consultation open house at City Hall (see results in the PDF below), and a two-day jury process where panellists debated the merits of the five shortlisted projects.

Harbour Landing
Design team: KPMB Architects, West 8 and Greenberg Consultants
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The next step for the project is to integrate it into the master plan for the waterfront, and then the City will have to find room to fund the project in its capital budget. Local councillor Pam McConnell (Ward 28, Toronto Centre-Rosedale) suggested section 37 (density bonus) money could be allocated to the project, as well as development charges and other funds.

Among the reasons listed for Harbour Landing winning the design competition was that it was a “practical and pragmatic plan” that fit the built environment, and had a “strong strategy about phasing.”


A Look at the Shortlisted Ferry Terminal Proposals