Rose Theatre & Garden Square

Performance in the Garden

Rose Theatre and Garden Square, Brampton Ontario

This civic project site is situated in the original Four Corners of The City. Designed for high pedestrian traffic and large crowds, it features interconnected, an outdoor performance

Status: Built

venue, lush plantings, an abundance of seating in and adjacent to the central water features.

Winner of the Urban Design Award of Excellence and the People’s Choice Award.

The Arrival courtyard <Br> The arrival court offers front door drop off through pedestrian piazza for those not arriving on foot.  A series of grand stairs and ramps offers generous access to facilitate large volumes of arrivals.

A generous piazza connects the recessed Theatre building to the active street corner.

The seating steps  The piazza was designed as a performance venue.  The steps are combined to form amphitheater seating.  The Oval Fountain is designed to double as a stage.   The Theatre offers lunchtime performances to the downtown office crowd.

The Water wall under construction  The waterwall was designed as a foreground to a second outdoor stage in the Garden Plaza.  This construction photos shows the structural design of the granite seat that flanks the waterwall.

Children and families are irresistibly drawn towards the waterwall

The Water wall as play 6c

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The sculpture garden  Lush plantings around the base of the Theatre offer a stage for art.  Brampton is known historically and currently as a Floral City.  They continue to utilize their expertise to keep the plant displays lush and majestic.

Brampton Days in the Garden Square

Brampton Days in the Garden Square

The flexible configuration of the Garden Square allows for large-scale civic events

Large crowds enjoy a sunny day in the Garden Square on Brampton Day.