Slide 1

Report
Blatchford
Redevelopment
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The vision…
Transform
an airport…
An urban community
Into an urban
community
• Place to live,
work, play, learn
• Sustainable
community
• Reduced
ecological
footprint
• A great city park
• World-leading
Building on what’s there
5 minutes
from
Downtown
Royal
Alexandra
Hospital
Northern
Alberta
Institute of
Technology
Kingsway
Business Area
Yellowhead
Trail
Master plan
Park
West District
(Agrihood)
East District
(Technology
& Research)
Town
Centre
The park
• Amenities for all
seasons
• Working landscape:
– stormwater
management
• Destination for all
Edmontonians,
accessible by transit
• Network of trails
and walkways
Great access to the park
Residences with direct park
access
93 per cent of people within a 2 minute
walk of a park
7 per cent of people within a 5 minute
walk of a park
Park areas
10 minute walking radius
Residential areas
West district
• Family housing
• Urban agriculture
• Offers a holistic family
lifestyle
East district
• Medium-high density
• LRT stations
• Integrates with NAIT’s
campus
Town Centre
• High street retail,
office, residential
• Health care
options
• Central Plaza and
gathering places
• Alberta Aviation
Museum
• NAIT
Building a community
Family Friendly
• Front doors facing the
street
• Safe play areas
• Walk to amenities
• Near health services
Sustainable design
Edmonton carbon footprint estimate
(tons/person/year)
Edmonton
Total = 24
Blatchford
Total = 4
16
0
Transportation
4
3
Heating
3
0
Other
1
1
Electricity
• Green buildings
• Renewable heat and
power
• Water conservation
• Storm water retention
and re-use, low
impact design
• Sanitary water re-use
• Vacuum waste
collection system
Timing
• 2013 – Stage 1 detailed design
• 2014 – Construction begins
• 2016/17 – People living/working on site
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