Urban Design & Public Spaces

Saskatoon Parks Inventory and Condition Audit

This unique and complex project consisted of an audit of specific assets in established city parks and the provision of estimated costs for upgrading park components to current development standards. The project combined field data collected using current technologies and techniques with computer programming to coordinate, manipulate, and analyze over 20,000 data points. Eight computer …

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Kensington Greens (Goldman Park)

The first park space developed in the Kensington Greens neighbourhood was completed with the high level of quality intended to establish the standards for other parks and streetscapes in the community. At the neighbourhood’s entrance, there was an opportunity to create a large subdivision sign, which along with streetscapes and building forms, reinforces the Kensington …

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Rotary Park Peace Plaza

This project focused on the relocation of a previous installation to a new location within the South Saskatchewan River valley. The setting was carefully organized to optimize the river edge park context. Particular attention was given to integration of memorial features, providing comfort for individual and group gatherings and for peaceful reflection. The planting program …

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Wascana Centre Landscape Assessment

Crosby Hanna & Associates successfully competed for the commission to perform a landscape assessment for all the lands within the Wascana Centre boundary (approximately 930 hectares). The landscape assessment included: “soft landscape” – turf, trees, shrub beds, flower beds, naturalized areas, play fields, ball diamonds, and crusher-dust/wood chip pathways; as well as bollards, site furniture, …

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Estevan Pathway Master Plan

Crosby Hanna & Associates successfully competed for the commission to assist in the review and update of the existing Pathway Master Plan developed by our firm in 1991. The process of analysis, public consultation, and planning included consideration of a wide range of ecological, geomorphological, social, public use, and municipal transportation factors. Consultation with stakeholder …

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River Landing Riverfront

This premiere riverfront property was the subject of interest, scrutiny, and debate since 1979. Consolidation of lands under City of Saskatoon control, strengthened by political will, resulted in the preparation of a long term master plan in 2003. Based on an extensive community consultation program, the plan provided the framework to transform the site into …

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Meewasin Riverworks

Crosby Hanna & Associates successfully competed for the commission to redevelop the west bank of the South Saskatchewan River in the vicinity of the weir. The process of analysis, planning, and design included consideration of a wide range of complex ecological, hydrological, geotechnical, municipal servicing, transportation, accessibility, and public use factors. Consultation with stakeholder and interest …

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Meewasin Rink

The Meewasin Rink was appointed Reader’s Digest Best Skating Rink in Canada in 2006.  Located in Kiwanis Park at the edge of Downtown Saskatoon, and near major hotels, this rink is a major focus of casual winter recreation. Consisting of a new public washroom and a seasonal skater’s lodge, the project focused primarily on the …

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Kinsmen Park South Master Plan

The Kinsmen Park South Master Plan provides a framework to enhance the landscape character of the park, and improve the variety and quality of its recreational amenities. The park is zoned into three areas: an open space to the north for casual use, a centrally located activity area, and a sports field area to the …

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Stonebridge Boulevard Streetscape

Stonebridge Boulevard is a major entry corridor into the Stonebridge neighbourhood in Saskatoon. Crosby Hanna & Associates was retained to create a distinct visual character for the community by design and managing implementation of the streetscape development. The design sensibilities were, and continue to be, pulled from this corridor and applied throughout the community in …

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