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" Making room for the redesign of three public squares in Montreal "
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In this update of the Canadian Competitions Catalogue, we present three competitions organized by the City of Montreal from 2017 to 2020 on urban sites considered strategic. Comparisons will reveal three very different ways of designing a "public square." [...] more
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Promenade Smith
Quebec, Montréal, 2011
Are innovative projects, which venture onto new aesthetics, riskier than more conventional projects? The Griffintown neighborhood of Montreal has seen major changes over the last decade, and was recently the object of a design competition for a new boardwalk and a public space. Through the competition, the South-West borough of Montréal wishes to consolidate the repurposing of the old industrial sector as well as use this example for future reference. The competition therefore highlights the usual tension between winning strategies and innovative strategies. [...] more
Jardins de Métis 2010 (11e édition)
Quebec, Grand Métis, 2009
For the organizers of the open international competition for the design of the Jardins de Métis 2010 (Reford Gardens), the 276 teams from 34 countries responded with talent and generosity: one thing is certain, they did not ask anyone for the keys to paradise, they designed the outlines, by imagining the forms, by sensing the fragrances. [...] more
Jardins Éphémères du 400e
Quebec, Québec, 2006
In this July 2008 update, the L.E.A.P. celebrates, in its own way, the 400th anniversary of the foundation of the city of Quebec by presenting ALL the propositions conceived for the Ephemeral Gardens competition. 6 were awarded by the jury presided by Pierre Thibault, 6 were directly invited, but non-the less 92 are still to be discovered. [...] more
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The Saint-Hubert Library
Nouvelle Bibliothèque de Saint-Hubert
by Pierre Boyer-Mercier, published 2009-10-01
An International Competition of Environmentally Engaged Ideas
More Than Waiting For The Bus / En plus d'attendre le bus - Site 1
by Carmela Cucuzzella , published 2017-04-19
“Reinventing Our Rivers” – In Quest for an Emerging Value
Concours international d'idées : Rêvons nos rivières
by Jacques White, published 2017-11-26
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Urban Design Challenge 2023
Canada
Registration Deadline: January 26, 2023 Submission Deadline: March 28, 2023
The Urban Design Challenge is a competition that invites students from across the country to come up with design concepts for sites in the National Capital Region (the region).  This year's competition will focus on repairing and re-stitching the urban fabric in the Core Area of the region. It will address vacant and under-utilized street lots where improvements from an urban design perspective can enhance the public experience. Students are challenged to propose innovative planning and design ideas for the Sussex Drive Corridor, extending from the National Gallery of Canada to the grounds of Rideau Hall (Ottawa, Ontario).
International Architectural Competition for the Design of PHI Contemporary
Canada
Grand Finalists Announcement: July 15, 2022
Located in Old Montreal, and built upon a site rife with history - comprising an assemblage of four historical buildings and an adjacent vacant lot - PHI Contemporary will consolidate the public cultural offer currently housed within PHI Foundation and PHI Centre. It is with great pleasure, PHI announces that following the public presentations of the 5 Finalists to the Jury, 2 Grand Finalists were selected to form their multidisciplinary team and advance to the final stage of the competition.
International Architectural Competition for the new Montreal Holocaust Museum
Canada
Finalists Announcement: April 8, 2022
The Musée Holocauste Montréal is recognized for its leadership role in Holocaust education, preservation and transmission of Holocaust remembrance and history in Canada, and for its work on contemporary human rights issues. The Museum aims to achieve the highest level of architectural excellence, to make a lasting impression on the landscape of Saint-Laurent Boulevard, to connect with new audiences, and to create a significant impact on present and future generations. The Montreal Holocaust Museum (MHM) is proud to announce the finalists of the first stage of the international architectural competition. The jury has selected the following four finalists from among thirty-two projects received from nine countries and submitted anonymously to the jury in the first stage of the competition: Atelier TAG et L'OEUF architectes en consortium; Saucier+Perrotte Architectes; KPMB Architects + Daoust Lestage Lizotte Stecker; Pelletier de Fontenay + NEUF architect(e)s
La ville ensemble, toutes et tous
International
Registration Deadline: March 26, 2022 Submission Deadline: July 23, 2022
The 2022 National Architecture Ideas Competition "La ville ensemble, toutes et tous" is organized by the Cercle de Zaha. The aim of the competition is to encourage students and young graduates to take into account the subject of gender and the integration of all in the design of public space. The theme of the competition was "la ville ensemble, toutes et tous" (the city together, all of us), designing an exemplary non-gendered space. The subject of the competition is the Place Jean Jaurès in Lyon, in the 7th district. (CRC translation)
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