In Other News: Riverside Rethink article in Canadian Architect

Alex Bozikovic writes: “The design is replete with intelligent urban design moves. The pedestrian bridge connecting the black buildings provides visual surprise; practically, it connects corridors in the two buildings, which each have their own main entrances, allowing residents to access shared amenities. The southern half of this phase defines a new block of Lower River Street, and includes two-storey townhouse units at grade. The laneway that pierces the block is designed out as a woonerf—a street model adopted from the Netherlands that allows for service vehicles, but restricts them to a walking pace so as to prioritize pedestrians and cyclists.”