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Calgary announces Urban Design Award winners

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The City of Calgary celebrated the 2019 Mayor’s Urban Design Award (MUDA) winners at a gala celebration held at the Calgary Central Library. Every two years, the city acknowledges the important contributions of designers, architects and artists that help improve the quality of life in Calgary through art and design.

“Recognizing the people behind our vibrant buildings and spaces in our city is important,” said David Down, city’s chief urban designer. “Well-designed space make people feel welcome, improves safety and accessibility and creates a memorable sense of place.”

Ninety-eight submissions were judged in 12 categories that showcase some of the most innovative buildings and public spaces in Calgary.

The 2019 MUDA winners include:

Conceptual/Theoretical Urban Design Projects
WINNER: 5th Street Underpass Enhancement
Owner: The City of Calgary Architect: Dialog & Jill Anholt Studio

Urban Design Plans
WINNER: 9th Avenue SE Master Plan
Owner: The City of Calgary Architect: Dialog

Urban Architecture
WINNER: YW Calgary Hub Facility
Owner: YW Calgary Architect: Kasian Architecture Interior Design Landscape Architects: Scatliff+Miller+Murray

Civic Design Projects
WINNER: West Eau Claire Park
Owner: The City of Calgary Architect: O2 Planning + Design

Urban Fragments
WINNER: Delta Garden + The City Unseen
Artists: Caitland r.c. Brown & Wayne Garett
Landscape Architects: O2 Planning + Design

Community Initiatives Award
WINNER: Beltline Urban Murals Project (BUMP)
Owner: Beltline Neighbourhoods Association
Project Designers: Peter Schryvers & Peter Oliver

The Mawson Urban Design Award
WINNER: New Central Library
Owner: The City of Calgary Designers: Snøhetta & Dialog

City Edge Development
WINNER: West District Master Plan
Owner: Truman Development Corporation Planner: CivicWorks
Architects: S2 Architecture
Landscape Architects: Navagrah Landscape Architecture + Urban Design, HDR

Great City, Great Design
WINNER: The Sunalta Community Hub
Owner: The City of Calgary and Sunalta Community Association
Architects: the marc boutin architectural collaborative

Green City
WINNER: Mackimmie Complex And Professional Facilities Building Redevelopment Project
Owner: University of Calgary Architect: Dialog

The full list of winners and honourable mentions can be found at the City of Calgary.

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