Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

National Urban Design Awards — 2018 Recipients

The National Urban Design Awards is a biennial Canadian awards program established by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects in 2006. The program showcases excellence in urban design, raises public awareness of the role of urban design in sustainability and quality of life in Canadian cities, and recognizes the contributions of individuals, organizations, firms, and projects. The awards are part of a two-tier program held in cooperation with Canadian municipalities.

Award Recipient
Recipient(s) Award Category Firm(s)
Rehabilitation of the waterfront and boardwalk at the Anse-du-Sud sector of Percé, QC Sustainable Development

Lead Firm: AECOM

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TOcore: Downtown Parks and Public Realm Plan Urban Design Plans

Lead Firm: PUBLIC WORK and City of Toronto (Co-Lead)

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Urban Beehive Project Community Initiatives

Lead Firm: Nine Yards Studio

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The Kuujjuaq Hackathon 2017: Reassembling the North Small or Medium Community Urban Design

Lead Organization: McGill University, Minimum Cost Housing/Hackathon Group  

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Place Vauquelin Civic Design Projects

Lead Firm: Lemay (Marie-Ève Parent, Jean-Philippe André, Sophie Lacoste, Benoit Gaudet, Carlos Santibanez, Isabelle Giasson)

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Place des Canotiers: Parkade, Artifact Wall, and Public Realm Urban Architecture

Lead Firm: DAOUST LESTAGE + ABCP

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Discovery Halts (Escales découvertes) Urban Fragments

Lead Firm: civiliti + julie margot design

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[tactical] Infrastructure Student Projects

Lead: Bryce Clayton (University of Waterloo)

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Certificate of Merit
Recipient(s) Award Category Firm(s)
The 4th Ave Flyover Community Initiatives

Lead: Tawab Hlimi, Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture at the University of Calgary

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Domestic Insurgency - Towards Affordable Housing in Vancouver Student Projects

Lead: James Banks (University of Waterloo)

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More Awesome Now Laneway Activations Urban Fragments

Lead Firm: HCMA Architecture + Design

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Six Points Interchange Urban Design Plans

Lead Firm: SvN

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