Downsview Park, Toronto, Ontario
Part of:
  • Foreign Office Architects (creator)
  • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

Downsview Park, Toronto, Ontario



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 2087 digital files
    182 slides : col. ; 35mm
    1 book
Scope and content:
File documents an unsuccessful competition entry by the Foreign Office Architects for the Downsview Park competition, Toronto, Canada. The program brief called for the design of a master plan for a large scale urban park on 130 hectares, the site of a former military base. The Foreign Office Architects submitted a design as part of a team, along with Toronto-based Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects (KPMB), and California-based Peter Walker and Partners Landscape Architects (PW+P). First prize was awarded to OMA, and the park was completed in May 2000. Material in this file was produced in 1999.

File contains images of the site, and digital material that is currently being processed and is temporarily unavailable for consultation.
Reference number:



Toronto Ontario Canada

Credit line:
Foreign Office Architects fonds
Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo
Language of material:
  • Documents are in English.

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