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2020 National Urban Design winners selected

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Twelve projects across Canada have been selected for the 2020 National Urban Design Awards. Six Awards of Excellence were handed out along with five Awards of Merit and a Special Jury Award by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CLSA).

The winning projects range from public art installations and parks to a revitalized underpass. The awards are part of a two-tier program held in cooperation with Canadian municipalities. The National Urban Design Awards program judged winners of the 2020 municipal awards and entries submitted at large.

The awards in each category will be presented during the RAIC’s Conference on Architecture hosted in Edmonton from June 3-7, 2020.

Award of Excellence winners are:

Civic Design
Award of Excellence
Mechanized River Valley Access (Edmonton, AB)

Urban Fragments
Award of Excellence
18 Shades of Gay (Montréal, QC)
Claude Cormier et Associés

Community Initiatives
Award of Excellence
The Warming Huts (Winnipeg, MB)
Sputnik Architecture Inc. & The Forks Renewal Corporation

Urban Design Plans
Award of Excellence
Plan d’intervention pour le confort et la sécurité des piétons et cyclistes dans le Vieux-Québec (Quebec, QC)
Groupe A / Annexe U


Urban Architecture
Award of Excellence
Casey House (Toronto, ON)
Hariri Pontarini Architects

Special Jury Awards
Sustainable Development Award
Corridor de biodiversité, Arrondissement de Saint-Laurent, Montréal (Montréal, QC)civiliti, LAND Italia, Table Architecture and Biodiversité conseil

Student Projects
Award of Excellence
Topographic Urban Expansion (Toronto, ON)
Qiwei Song (University of Toronto)

For the full list of winners, visit CSLA.


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