Skip to main content
Start of main content

Toronto Pearson International Airport - Terminal 3 Duty Free Concessions

Getting more for less

  • 12.3K

    Square Feet

  • Mississauga, Ontario

    Mississauga, Ontario

Reimagining Toronto airport's duty free stores

Low ceilings. Limited corridor widths. Specific branding requirements. When Stantec Architecture was hired to redesign the three duty-free stores in Terminal 3 at Toronto Pearson Airport, we had no shortage of constraints.

We made the most of these limitations.

Design and lighting make the ceilings appear higher, and integrated design elements create the feeling of one large store. Yet each has unique elements. Multi-colored panels represent Toronto’s diverse population in the post-security duty free. Ceiling curves with concealed cove lights mimic Ontario lakeshores. A 3D feature wall highlights city scenes in the liquor and tobacco outlet, and a wine bottle chandelier adds sparkle. In fragrance and cosmetics, architectural lighting creates illusion as high fashion displays seem to float away from the bare walls. To accommodate each store’s specific merchandizing standards, we worked remotely with several European brands to dovetail their brand requirements into the overall design.

With the needs of passengers, the airport, and the tenants themselves in the forefront of our minds, we completed the work in two stages to keep the stores operating. And the revenues flowing. 

Meet Our Team

Kent Goodwin, Principal, Architecture

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. -Aristotle

Kent Goodwin

Principal, Architecture

We're better together

  • Become a client

    Partner with us today to change how tomorrow looks. You’re exactly what’s needed to help us make it happen in your community.

    Contact Us
  • Design your career

    Work with passionate people who are experts in their field. Our teams love what they do and are driven by how their work makes an impact on the communities they serve.

    Join the Team
End of main content
To top