Brantford campus workshop
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 38

BRANTFORD CAMPUS WORKSHOP PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 105 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

BRANTFORD CAMPUS WORKSHOP. W ilfrid L aurier University Campus M aster P lan. April 22, 2009. Workshop Agenda. 1. Introduction (Gary Nower) Introductory Comments by IBI Group Team (P. Puopolo) Overview of Campus Master Plan Purpose of Workshop & Campus Master Plan

Download Presentation

BRANTFORD CAMPUS WORKSHOP

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Brantford campus workshop

BRANTFORD CAMPUS WORKSHOP

WilfridLaurier University Campus Master Plan

April 22, 2009


Workshop agenda

Workshop Agenda

1. Introduction (Gary Nower)

  • Introductory Comments by IBI Group Team (P. Puopolo)

  • Overview of Campus Master Plan

    • Purpose of Workshop & Campus Master Plan

    • Study Team/Scheduling (P. Puopolo)

  • What We’ve Heard So Far


Workshop agenda1

Workshop Agenda

  • Overview of Growth + Space Projections (J. Lohmus)

    • What is the WLU Experience

    • What is the WLU Physical Expansion in Brantford

    • How to Accommodate Growth & Maintain the WLU Experience


Workshop agenda2

Workshop Agenda

  • 6. Overview of Parking Projections (D. Drackley)

  • 7. Brantford Campus

    • Major Opportunities & Challenges (P. Puopolo)

    • Preliminary Built Form Concept (R. Young)

  • Break-out into Working Groups

  • Presentation of Ideas / Findings by Working Groups

  • Closing Remarks

  • Light Lunch


Brantford campus workshop

3. CAMPUS MASTER PLAN

PURPOSE OF WORKSHOP:

  • To provide a review of the process and timing of the Campus Master Plan.

  • To provide an update on the status of the Campus Master Plan.

  • To obtain stakeholder input, feedback, and ideas on this future vision for the Brantford Campus.


Brantford campus workshop

3. CAMPUS MASTER PLAN

PURPOSE OF THE MASTER PLAN DOCUMENT:

  • To implement a new long-term vision for the physical development of the Laurier Waterloo and Brantford campuses.


Existing brantford campus

Existing Brantford Campus

LEGEND

University Buildings

Privately Owned Buildings


Brantford campus districts

Brantford Campus - Districts


Brantford campus workshop

3. CAMPUS MASTER PLAN

PROCESS

Review the Evolution of the Campus

Observe Current Campus Environment

Project Growth and Space Needs

Consult with Various Stakeholder s and Groups

Identify the Strengths, Challenges and Opportunities

BACKGROUND

REPORT

Formulate the Long-Term Vision for the Campus

Establish the Framework for this Vision (Goals and Principles)

Prepare Demonstration Plans for New Capital Projects

Develop Implementation Strategies to Implement the Vision

CAMPUS MASTER PLAN


3 study team organization

3. Study Team Organization

WLU STEERING COMMITTEE

Chair: Gary Nower

PROJECT DIRECTOR

Trevor McIntyre

PROJECT MANAGER

Paul Puopolo

PROJECT ADVISOR

John Lohmus

LAND USE

Paul Puopolo

Rino Dal Bello

Laura Dowell

Meghan Radford

CONSULTATION AND COMMUNICATION

Paul Puopolo

Don Drackley

ARCHITECTURAL & URBAN DESIGN

Richard Young

SUSTAINABILITY

Tom Emodi

Neno Kovacevic

OPEN SPACE

Scott Henderson

TRANSPORTATION

Don Drackley


Deliverables

Deliverables

1. A Physical Analysis of each campus, including:

  • Growth strategies

  • Land banking strategies

  • Land use and zoning

    2. Plan Documents

  • Site/Building development

  • Circulation inventory and analysis (pedestrian, vehicle, roadways, and parking)


Deliverables cont

Deliverables (cont.)

  • Design Guidelines

    • Campus Planning Concepts

    • Open (Communal) Space Vocabulary

    • Campus Structure

    • Architectural and Character

    • Sustainability

  • Implementation Strategies

    • Cost Estimates by phase

    • Phasing/Priority Schedule for 25 year plan


3 scheduling

3. Scheduling

Please note that the timelines have been expanded due to academic calendars and the summer vacation period.


Brantford campus workshop

4. WHAT WE’VE HEARD SO FAR

  • Improve Pedestrian Routes & Wayfinding

  • Create a Prominent Campus Gateway

  • Enhance the Sense of “Laurier” Identify

  • Sustainability & Quality of Design

  • Create Inviting Green Spaces

  • Integrate Public Transit

  • Explore Mixed Use Opportunities

  • Intensify Campus Core

  • Integration of Campus with Downtown Master Plan (Brantford)

  • Need distinct University District

  • Respect businesses in the downtown


Brantford campus workshop

5.

OVERVIEW OF GROWTH AND SPACE PROJECTIONS


Brantford campus workshop

  • What is the Wilfrid Laurier Experience?

  • Competitive Student Recruitment

  • Higher quality undergraduate programs

  • Winning Varsity Teams

  • Research activity growth

  • 88.8% retention rate (one of the highest in the Province)


Brantford campus workshop

5. How to Accommodate Growth and Maintain the WilfridLaurier Experience?

  • Plan FTE student growth to address target

    • Brantford – 13,275 new students (15,000 target)

    • Waterloo – 3,905 new students ( 15,000 target)

  • To maintain a 2.6 beds per first year student ratio

    • Brantford – 3,655 new beds

    • Waterloo – 952 new beds

  • Additional academic space (sq.ft.) requirements

    • Brantford – 2.63 million sq.ft. (gross)

    • Waterloo – 1.5 million sq.ft. (gross)


Brantford campus workshop

5. How to Accommodate Growth and Maintain the WilfridLaurier Experience?

  • Student and Faculty recruitment competitiveness

    • Maintain excellent community quality

  • Provide for contemporary campus environment

  • Provide for new athletic/recreational facilities to enhance the experience

  • Create sustainable and affordable campus facilities


Brantford campus workshop

5. How to Accommodate Growth Maintain the

WilfridLaurier Experience?

  • Focus on student-based facility distribution

    • Increase the landscaped open space to student ratio within academic core

    • Introduce transportation demand management (transit / bicycles etc)

  • Integrate “Town and Gown”

    • Community building

    • Positive relations/partnerships


Brantford campus workshop

6. Overview of Parking Projections

LEGEND

Parking Areas

Source: City of Brantford, 2009

FTE Students 4,000 8,000 15,000 Total

Parking Exempt #1 144 835 735 1715

Parking Exempt #2 216 1250 1100 2565


Brantford campus workshop

7A.

OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES -

BRANTFORD CAMPUS


Brantford campus workshop

BRANTFORD CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES

  • The balancing of the University Vision and the Downtown Master Plan Vision.

  • Vacant Property Affordability and Availability.

  • Transportation Demand Management (transit and managing parking demand)

  • The integration of pedestrian/cyclist corridors with an open space system.

  • Building on existing Academic, Civic, Private sector partnerships (Nipissing University, Mohawk College, City of Brantford).

  • Providing the level of athletic / recreation facility access needed for the WLU experience.

  • The creation of a distinct campus identity through urban, landscape and architectural design with heritage building conservation.


1 2 balancing of university vision with downtown and the land banking strategy

1. & 2. Balancing of University Vision with Downtown and the Land Banking Strategy

LEGEND

University Owned Lands

Intensification of University Owned Lands

Potential Land Banking Opportunity


Brantford campus workshop

3. Transportation Demand Management

LEGEND

Parking Areas

Source: City of Brantford, 2009

FTE Students 4,000 8,000 15,000 Total

Parking Exempt #1 144 835 735 1715

Parking Exempt #2 216 1250 1100 2565


4 integration of open space pedestrian network and campus district

4. Integration of Open Space / Pedestrian Network and Campus District

LEGEND

Major Pedestrian Corridors

Major Public Square / Parks

Public Transit Bus Terminal

Campus District


5 build on existing partnerships

5. Build on Existing Partnerships


Brantford campus workshop

6. Provide New Recreation Facilities

YMCA / LAURIER ATHLETIC CENTRE

Source: Proposed New Brantford YMCA & Wilfrid Laurier University Athletic & Recreation Centre Report, 2009


Brantford campus workshop

7. Creation of a Distinct Campus Identity

Inviting Streetscapes

Modern Facilities

Wayfinding & Signage

Pedestrian Corridors

Living / Learning Courtyards

Mixed Use Development

Heritage Conservation & Adaptive Re-Use

Blend of New and Old


Brantford campus workshop

7B.

PRELIMINARY BUILT FORM CONCEPT –

BRANTFORD CAMPUS


Brantford campus concept

BRANTFORD CAMPUS CONCEPT

Examples of Expansion through land banking

Examples of Expansion through land banking

Create a Laurier ‘Campus District’ through use of Urban Design / Architectural Standards

Central Courtyard Theme provides university with their own open spaces

Reconfiguration of mall will add academic space and provide a new through-block connection

Use of parking structure for provision of adequate parking supply while adhering to University’s Sustainability Policy

Mixed Use / Campus Gateway Development

Potential New Athletic Complex & Sports Field


Brantford campus concept1

BRANTFORD CAMPUS CONCEPT


8 break out into working groups

8. BREAK-OUT INTO WORKING GROUPS


  • Login