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With KPMB Architects
Toronto, ON, Canada
This complex is a 4,755 square meter civic building housing a community library branch, recreation centre, and the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto. Programme
elements surround an octagonal entrance court which also serves as the gateway to a traditional Chinese Garden in Phase
The project involves masterplanning a future performance theatre and an elementary school for the Metro Separate School Board. In 1999, the Ontario Library Association bestowed its 1999 Library Building Award for a “Library as Part of a Community Centre” to the Burrows Hall Public Library Branch within this development.
All photos by Kerun Ip