Award Event Type
Nomination Period / Période de mise en candidature
The Urban Design and Architecture Awards, which are held bi-annually, recognize and celebrate excellence in the design of our urban environment. A high quality urban environment contributes to economic and social
The Urban Design and Architecture Awards, which are held bi-annually, recognize and celebrate excellence in the design of our urban environment.
A high quality urban environment contributes to economic and social benefits, improves the image of the City, and creates a sense of pride. A well designed city is integral to developing a vibrant and sustainable community with a high quality of life.
Owners, urban designers, architects, landscape architects, planners, contractors, engineers, consultants and students are invited and encouraged to submit projects such as: buildings, additions, alterations, restorations, adaptive reuse, brownfield redevelopment, streetscapes, parks, open spaces, landscapes, ecological restoration and design projects, public art, installations, planning studies, and/or student work.
Award Category Description
A building or composition of buildings, that achieve(s) urban design excellence and is precedent setting for a project of its type through its relationship to the natural environment and the public realm with consideration to pedestrian amenity, massing, detailing, as well as landscaping. Submissions should document and highlight how the project contributes to successful city-building through its contextual relationship, design quality and measures of sustainable design. New build, adaptive re-use, and heritage restoration projects are all eligible.
The Building in Context category consists of three sub-categories that reflect a range of scales:
April 17 (Wednesday) - June 14 (Friday)
BIENNIAL / BIENNAL
Project / Projet