The Well is a mixed-use development consisting of retail, office and residential space across seven buildings.
With five basement levels, including four levels of parking/loading docks and a retail concourse, the total gross building area is approximately 4.475M sq. ft. The focal point of the development is a 38-storey office tower located at the corner of Front Street and Spadina Avenue, with prominent retail frontage along each thoroughfare.From this corner of the site, wide pedestrian-only walkways extend across the development, linking together retail space at the base of each of the seven towers on Level 1 and Level 2.
The six residential towers ranging in height between 14 and 44 storeys.
The office will target LEED Platinum and the retail portion of the building will target LEED Gold.
The central exterior retail walkway on Level 2 is covered by a 525 foot long glass canopy extending through the centre of the site between the towers.The canopy provides pedestrians with a dry and bright walkway by linking the residential and commercial buildings using steel and glass components.It spans nearly 160m in length, 80m in width, and sits over three storeys high.
There are approximately 1800 pieces of glass required to glaze the entirety of the canopy.
Building Structure Type
Residential / Office / Retail or Shopping Centre / Mixed-Use
Allied REIT + RioCan + Diamond Corp. (JV)
Hariri Pontarini Architects / Architects Alliance / Adamson Associates Architects / Wallman Architects / BDP
EllisDon Construction Services Inc.