NAK Design Strategies created a design vision for the latest phase in the evolution of this popular Brampton sports park. Among a variety of existing sports and leisure attractions, NAK’s design endeavored to create a central gathering place in the public realm. The plan includes the creation of an organically-shaped reflecting pool which serves as a splash pad in the summer and a skating trail in the winter. The various states of water – through ice, mist, liquid and snow – are the inspiration for the site, executed through the wave-like forms of planting beds and a canopy structure. The pool’s shape also plays with organic forms, wrapping around a landscaped area of trees and berms and terminating at a grand stepped amphitheater.
2016 City of Brampton Urban Design Awards, People’s Choice Award
Brampton, Ontario, Canada