1 Edgewater Drive, Tom Malone Photography
1 Edgewater Drive, Tom Malone Photography

Aquavista Bayside Toronto

This project is the second of four mixed-use buildings within the Bayside Toronto Community. It includes 227 luxury residential condominium suites with retail and commercial spaces at grade. The building successfully achieved the Toronto Green Standard Tier Two, version two requirements and has also achieved LEED® 2009 Platinum certification. The building’s sustainability elements promote occupant well-being while maximizing energy and water performance.

  • Total Gross Area (Size): 27,539 m2
  • Building Type: Mixed-use building (Building has an affordable component that is excluded from TGS Tier Two certification)
  • Building Location: 1 Edgewater Drive
  • Project Website
  • Energy Savings kW h: 5,151,110 kW h (44.9 per cent cost saving vs. Model National Energy Code for Buildings)

This Toronto Green Standard Tier Two and LEED® 2009 Platinum Canada Candidate building includes:

Bike Storage

  • Indoor and outdoor bicycle parking

Electrical Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

  • Multiple charging stations provided for hybrid and electric vehicles

Green Roof and Heat Island Reduction

  • Multiple green roof areas combined with high-albedo terrace and at grade pavers and roof to reduce the urban heat island effect and manage stormwater onsite

Water Efficient Fixtures and Fittings

  • Low-flow plumbing fixtures were selected for installation to reduce potable water consumption by 36.45 per cent

Renewable Energy Generation

  • Solar PV used for renewable energy generation

Energy Efficient Lighting

  • Efficient LED fixtures
  • Occupancy sensors in the amenities and support areas

Energy Efficiency

  • Energy Star appliances

Energy Recovery

  • Every suite and amenity space is equipped with an energy recovery ventilator

Building Developer/Owner

Tridel / Hines
4800 Dufferin Street
Toronto, ON M3H 5S9


Design Architect


104 Fifth Avenue 6th Floor
New York, NY 10011, United States

Executive Architect

Kirkor Architects & Planners
20 De Boers Dr. #400
Toronto, ON M3J 0H1

Landscape Architect

Janet Rosenberg & Studio
148 Kenwood Avenue,
Toronto, ON M6C 2S3

Sustainability Consultant

EQ Building Performance Inc.
20 Floral Parkway
Concord, ON L4K 4R1

Mechanical and Electrical Engineer

MCW Consultants Ltd.
207 Queens Quay West, Suite 615
Toronto, ON M5J 1A7