YVR’s 20-Year Expansion Plan

by ConnectLA


YVR Render

Connect Landscape Architecture is Excited to be
Part of YVR’s 20-Year Expansion Plan

For over 30 years we have worked together with YVR cultivating an award winning international ‘experience-based’ brand. We are proud to contribute successful and sustainable design enhancements improving the overall visitor and employee experience by car, plane and transit.

Link: Daily Hive YVR Expansion Plan Article 

We are currently playing key roles on the following significant infrastructure projects:

Pier D Terminal Expansion (Completion 2021 Spring)

Creation of an island, tide pool, and forest experience welcoming passengers and providing a calming place of respite. Tide pools will simulate high and low tides. The forest will be open to the sky and will feature installation of 30 foot tall conifer trees!

With:  Kasian, Grout McTavish Architects, and PCL Constructors

CORE – Infrastructure Utility and Parkade (Completion 2021)

Reinforcing our place in the ‘River Delta’ – Replacement of existing at grade value lot parking with a visitor landscape experience. The project will integrate a geothermal plant and parkade structure to provide a more sustainable heating and cooling supply for the terminal. Rainwater will be harvested and collected for re-use.

With:  Stantec, Francl Architects, and Ellis Don

We are also currently working on or completed the following projects with YVR:

Templeton Greenway Strategy (Completion estimate 2020)

Working together with the Burkeville community and YVR to study design opportunities enhancing the Templeton Road right-of-way into a local and regional public amenity and provision for connecting multi-use pathway to the Canada Line Stations.

JetSet Valet Parking (Completion 2019)

Passenger valet parking shuttle facility. The landscape design symbolizes our place in the estuary.

Templeton Value Lot (Completed 2018)

The project features transplanting of onsite significant trees, drought tolerant design, stormwater management within linear bioswales, infiltration, and will achieve Salmon Safe Certification.

Aylmer Remote Parking (Completed 2018)

The new staff parking lot addresses tree canopy, stormwater management practices featuring bioswale infiltration and Salmon Safe Certification.



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