This downtown revitalization project including the creation of scenarios for core area improvement in Galt, Preston and Hespeler, Ontario. Guided by design principles aimed at economic, social and ecological resilience Christine used “before and after” visualization techniques to provide design direction for three minor urban centres in the municipality of Cambridge.

Riverside Improvement: Galt

Downtown Improvement: Preston

Adaptive Re-use: Hespeler

Downtown Revitalization

This urban design commission grew out of a collaboration between researchers at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture and the City of Cambridge, Ontario. A description of that initiative can be found here: