Urban Calgary projects honoured

by mbuckstein | November 20, 2013 10:13 am

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Calgary’s Esker Foundation Gallery was honoured with a Mayor’s Urban Design Award (MUDA) in the Urban Fragments category of the city’s biennial program. Photo courtesy Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Ltd.

Calgary’s Mayor’s Urban Design Awards (MUDA) have been distributed to the city’s designers and architects who have created recognizable public spaces.

The biennial awards program honours architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design in 10 categories.

This year’s winners include:

The Esker Foundation Gallery is the largest privately funded, non-commercial gallery in the city. The project occupies 1427 m2 (15,360 sf) and includes gallery area, staff offices, and moveable display walls for a flexible space.

“This project is a point of pride on many levels,” said Kasian principal Lois Wellwood. “The City of Calgary MUDA in the Urban Fragments category caps an unbelievable year for the Gallery and Kasian. We truly delivered on the mandate of making the space an instantly recognizable icon-in-the-city.”

Click here for a full list of winners.

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