Year End Show

For our inaugural online exhibition, the Ryerson Department of Architectural Science showcased our 2020 Year End Show, featuring our best student work. At DAS, we encourage students to test boundaries, explore new possibilities, and apply their skill to prevailing issues present within their evolving surroundings. This annual exhibition presented the culmination of the 2019-2020 academic term, showcasing the impressive and cutting-edge works of our top students in all four years of study and at the graduate level.

        Communications Studio: ASC 101
        City Stories: ASC 201
        Design Studio II: ASC 301
        Design Studio III: ASC 401
        Integration Studio I: ASC 520
        Integration Studio II: ASC 620

        Architecture Studio: ARC 720
        Architecture Studio: ARC 820

        Building Science Studio I: BSC 720
        Building Science Studio II: BSC 820

        Studio in Critical Practice: AR8101
        Seminar in Critical Practice: AR8102
        Studio in Collaborative Practice: AR8103

        Building Design Seminar/Studio: BL8104

Cerve`lo Canadian Bicycle Museum  

In the heart of Toronto’s downtown core, 650 Church St. provides a large corner site with promising circulation surrounding. ‘Pivot’ proposes a museum dedicated to the exhibition of the Canadian bike company Cervélo. Bikes will be displayed throughout the museum for the public to enjoy and educate themselves on the sport of bike racing. With inspiration taken from the distinct geometries of the Cervélo bike’s body, ‘Pivot’ plays on the idea of pivotal points branching off of a permanent form.
‘Pivot’ works with this idea by maintaining a central atrium, with a distinct geometry, that allows for pivotal points to branch off controlling the visitors’ circulation. These intense turns and new spaces, wrapping the perimeter of the atrium and feature bike wall, allow for different moments to be hidden then found. Through the material palette of sleek white metals and pops of vibrant colors, ‘Pivot’ mimics its interior experience through its external materials creating moments of visual movement across the front facade and entrance. Overall, ‘Pivot’ controls the visitors circulation by providing unique moments and focus pieces as hidden spaces induce the visitors exploration.