An architectural Icon for Metro Vancouver
From London's Heron Tower to Shanghai's World Financial Center, New York-based, globally famous architects Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) have designed some of the world's most iconic architecture. Drawing inspiration from around the world, KPF introduces a new benchmark of design to Metro Vancouver – a building that stands with unwavering prominence in Burnaby. 6000 McKay, the final tower at Station Square, is an international landmark, flawlessly complementing KPF’s portfolio of icons.
A VIBRANT STREETSCAPE
Station Square’s significance is largely attributed to the pedestrian-friendly streetscape, reminiscent of a vibrant European promenade. The community has grown to appreciate the variety of shops, restaurants, and services offered in this unique urban setting, and will soon benefit from additional retail with the completion of 6000 McKay.
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The 10 Core Modern Urban Design Ideas That Put Station Square First
Kingsway As The Gateway
Acknowledging the importance of Kingsway’s role as the gateway from Vancouver to Burnaby, Station Square was integrated into the vital thoroughfare.
Kingsway As The Gateway
The dynamic Silver Avenue intersects Station Square with a variety of shops, restaurants, and services, creating a truly urban experience.
A Diverse Centre
Further promoting an urban environment, the centre is comprised of a diverse mix of uses and activities – each seamlessly integrating with the community as a whole.
With thoughtful planning, a walkable community is encouraged by connecting homes to amenities, retail, socializing, and transportation with a pedestrian streetscape.
Distinctive Sense Of Place
Station Square is a cohesive community brought together by its distinction as an urban centre and landmark.
A generous human scale to block ratio enhances connectivity and openness.
Comfort And Security
Streets, with excellent lighting and overlook, are active and lively.
Vibrant Gathering Place
Opportunities are created for the neighbourhood to come together with public plazas, indoor and outdoor amenities, and walkable streets.
A gentle mix of vehicular and pedestrian movement has been allowed for, while maintaining efficient access throughout the community.
Station Square has been designed for the future for environmental, social, and aesthetic considerations.
Meticulously planned interiors are a culmination of the best in international design, and feature world-respected brands, including Italy’s Armony Cucine and Germany’s Miele. The living experience epitomizes elegance with details such as spa-like relaxation in bathrooms, over-height ceilings, and a selection of three variations of wood finishings.