Newnham Campus Food Hall, Seneca College

Newnham Campus Food Hall, Seneca College

Architect
Taylor Smyth Architects
Location
North York, Toronto, ON, Canada | View Map
Project Year
2021
Category
Secondary Schools
Tom Arban Photography Inc.
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Concrete Caesarstone
LightingEureka Lighting
LightingFocal Point
LightingMuuto
TilesStonetile
Tipos Ocean
LightingTech Lighting
EXO 6 Pendant

Product Spec Sheet
Lighting
Tiles
Tipos Ocean by Stonetile
Lighting
EXO 6 Pendant by Tech Lighting

Newnham Campus Food Hall, Seneca College

Taylor Smyth Architects as Architects

Located at the heart of Seneca College’s Newnham Campus, this complex renovation and addition project converted a traditional destination college cafeteria and small food court into a dynamic light filled Food Hall and central gathering space, doubling the size of the existing cafeteria through new construction and reconfiguration of existing spaces.

photo_credit Tom Arban Photography Inc.
Tom Arban Photography Inc.

The existing campus is defined by a series of buildings connected by a common corridor that originally terminated at a traditional student cafeteria. Thecorridor has been redirected through the old cafeteria to create a lively pedestrian street lined with food stations, a variety of flexible seating options, banquette seating, and flexible public gathering spaces that can also serve as small event spaces for art shows, buskers, art exhibits etc.

photo_credit Tom Arban Photography Inc.
Tom Arban Photography Inc.

The 35,000 sq. ft. project includes a 6,000 sq. ft. multi-purpose Dining Hall addition that defines and offers wonderful views of a newly created landscaped Quad and features a generous south facing covered outdoor terrace. The new Dining Hall, equipped with two large projection screens, motorized blinds, full AV media capability, and a large format LED screen, provides Seneca with a multi-purpose space of a scale not offered elsewhere on Campus.

photo_credit Tom Arban Photography Inc.
Tom Arban Photography Inc.

The new Food Hall offers students a wide selection of healthy food options from five large food stations and a freestanding market selling fruits, vegetables, fresh and frozen food options, and a myriad of other products. The stations include new state-of-the-art kitchen equipment designed to respond to changing food tastes over time without the need to make major equipment changes. New electronic Point of Sale stations offer today’s mobile students a variety of ways to order and pay for food.

photo_credit Tom Arban Photography Inc.
Tom Arban Photography Inc.

The project was undertaken in 3 phases, mostly while the campus was occupied, beginning with interior renovations that included relocations and construction of a temporary student area. The second phase was comprised of the addition and construction of two of the five food stations. This was followed by the reworking of the kitchen and the rest of the food stations in phase 3.

photo_credit Tom Arban Photography Inc.
Tom Arban Photography Inc.

Read story in ItalianoPortuguêsEspañolFrançais and Deutsch

Featured Projects
Latest Products
News
The Pitch by Mark Odom Studio repurposes shipping containers to form a vibrant new hub for Austin, Texas
6 Jul 2022 News
The Pitch by Mark Odom Studio repurposes shipping containers to form a vibrant new hub for Austin, Texas

Located in Austin, Texas, The Pitch is a new hospitality and entertainment complex made from shippin... More

Chalet D by monovolume architecture + design brings new life to alpine architecture
6 Jul 2022 News
Chalet D by monovolume architecture + design brings new life to alpine architecture

Located in the Austrian Alps, Chalet D is a family holiday home that includes a spa area. Modern and... More

The Natural Pavilion by DP6 architectuurstudio responds to key land-use challenges in the Netherlands
4 Jul 2022 News
The Natural Pavilion by DP6 architectuurstudio responds to key land-use challenges in the Netherlands

Designed for the Floriade 2022 Expo, The Natural Pavilion by DP6 architectuurstudio is a nearly 100%... More

Sonoma home by Mork-Ulnes Architects is defined by a strong concrete structural framework
4 Jul 2022 News
Sonoma home by Mork-Ulnes Architects is defined by a strong concrete structural framework

Overlooking the vineyards of California’s Sonoma landscape, the Frame House by Mork-Ulnes Arch... More

Top 10 Trending Tiles
4 Jul 2022 News
Top 10 Trending Tiles

From bathroom walls to flooring for living spaces, tiling provides a durable, easy-to-maintain finis... More

BIG unveils a playful, wooden, colourful factory for Vestre in the middle of the Norwegian woods
3 Jul 2022 News
BIG unveils a playful, wooden, colourful factory for Vestre in the middle of the Norwegian woods

In Manor, Norway, The Plus is a new furniture factory by BIG for furniture manufacturer Vestre. Inco... More

RH+architecture develop an intriguing urban infill strategy for a Paris neighbourhood
3 Jul 2022 News
RH+architecture develop an intriguing urban infill strategy for a Paris neighbourhood

In the 11th district of Paris, the architecture of the neighbourhood has a spontaneous feel characte... More

Poppodium Nieuwe Nor offers a new landmark and hub for new music in the Netherlands
29 Jun 2022 News
Poppodium Nieuwe Nor offers a new landmark and hub for new music in the Netherlands

  In the city center Of Heerlen, Poppodium Nieuwe Nor by diederendirrix is a unique new landma... More