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Mayor's Urban Design Awards 2015 winners announced

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DH Calgary Staff Nov 13, 2015 5:42 pm

Calgary’s Mayor’s Urban Design Awards have been announced, highlighting some of the the best commercial, residential, and community developments in the city this year.

A record total of 68 nominations made it into consideration for the annual awards, which named 15 winners this week. Awards were given out for green technology, civic planning, experiential art installations, and other architectural design projects.

“The Mayor’s Urban Design Awards acknowledge the important contribution that designers, architects and artists make in improving the quality of life in Calgary,” says the City’s official webpage.

Check out which projects earned top honours in the Mayor’s Urban Design Awards 2015:

Green City

Winner: Ramsay Net-Zero Secondary Suite

Conceptual/Theoretical Urban Design Projects

Winner: Lost Spaces Ideas Competition

Approved or Adopted Urban Design Plans

Winner: Large Retail/Commercial Area Urban Design Guidelines

Urban Architecture (Built)

Winner: Junction 9

Urban Architecture (Unbuilt)

Winner: Kahanoff Centre for Charitable Activities and Decidedly Jazz Danceworks

Civic Design Projects

Winner: St. Patrick’s Island Park

Image: CMLC

Image: CMLC

Urban Fragments

Winner: Orange Crush

Community Improvement Projects

Winner: The Bench Project

The Bench Project / Twitter

The Bench Project / Twitter

The Mawson Urban Design Award

Winner: The Simmons Building

City Edge Development

Winner: Gateway

Image: DBD Construction

Image: DBD Construction

Great City, Great Design

Winner: West Eau Claire Park & Public Realm Plan

Student Projects

Honourable mention: Pop & Play – Folding Amphitheatre

Honourable mention: Industrial Landcosm

People’s Choice

Winner: University District

Housing Innovation Award

Winner: Aging in Place Laneway Housing Research Project


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