African Design Magazine December 2015 - Page 59

International project BMX Supercross and the water quality had to satisfy the requirements of the Toronto Region Conservation Authority because a designated wetland area lies immediately to the south of the site. PROJECT TEAM The aesthetics of concrete allowed the practical considerations of storage, ramp heights and retaining wall sections to each be expressed as architectural elements within a single form. Board formed concrete, prefinished concrete block and a smooth faced framing members all add to the distinct language of each element. At once separate and unified. AD ARCHITECTS: Kleinfeldt Mychajlowycz Architects Inc. TRACK DESIGN CONSULTANT: Elite Trax Inc. STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: Halsall Associates Limited CIVIL ENGINEER: EMC Group Limited ELECTRICAL ENGINEER: Smith and Andersen Consulting Engineering PHOTOGRAPHERS: Scott Norsworthy 59