International design firm Lemay, interdisciplinary artist Angela Silver, and SNC-Lavalin have won the City of Montréal’s anonymous International Multidisciplinary Landscape Architecture Competition to design the city’s new Place des Montréalaises, a vast public space in the Champ-de-Mars sector to honour 21 Montréal women who have shaped the city.
Constellations and the Sans détour projects are the winners of the design competition “Architecture and community commitment: A tale of aluminum,” organized by the Centre d’expertise sur l’aluminium (CeAl) and Alcoa Innovation.
Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal in Montréal has revealed the winner of a multidisciplinary architectural competition launched last December. The concept behind the winning project incorporates physical, historical, and spiritual elements into the reconfiguration design for the inside of the Basilica’s dome and the museum spaces.
The Urbanarium, a nonprofit organization focused on urban planning, recently organized the Missing Middle design competition to generate ideas on how to make housing affordable in Greater Vancouver. The contest sought models for mid-size density in residential areas where planning officials currently allow only single-family houses to be built on a lot.
Last week, the City of Toronto launched Everyone is King, an outdoor design-build competition to take place in the city’s downtown core. Mayor John Tory invited design professionals, architects, local businesses, students, and community groups to submit concept proposals for installations in public spaces along King Street.
Construction Specifications Canada (CSC) has announced the launch of the 5th annual “Tapping the Future” student design contest. The theme for this year’s competition is hospitality. Sponsored by the association’s Toronto and Grand Valley Chapters, the contest involves taking a physical space and demonstrating how it could be theoretically reimagined, enabling students to showcase their skills with architecture, building materials, and construction documentation.