Schulich School of Business

York University


York University


Toronto, Ontario

Design Team

Janet Rosenberg & Studio (Landscape Architect)
Hariri Pontarini Architects (Architect)
MBTW Group (Landscape Architect)
Young & Wright Architects (Architect)



Completed 2004


2005 Toronto Architecture and Urban Design Awards, Honourable Mention

Targeting LEED® Gold Certification
TGS Tier 2

Photography Credit: Neil Fox

The Schulich School of Business at York University is an internationally-renowned school with a strong architectural identity.

Breaking convention, we opted for a street profile that is heavily planted along the edges of the building, leaving a flexible courtyard space where students can study or relax. Our bold horticultural approach, incorporating tall, sweeping grasses, hedging, and crab apple trees, brings attention to the building and changes the character of the surrounding streetscape to one of dense vegetation with seasonal transitions.

Size: 2.79 hectares

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