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Mayor's Urban Design Awards Winners Announced

The City of Calgary announced the 2019 Mayor’s Urban Design Award (MUDA) winners at a gala celebration held at the Calgary Central Library Oct. 24, 2019. Every two years, The City of Calgary acknowledges the important contributions of designers, architects and artists that help improve the quality of life in Calgary through art and design.

“Recognizing the people behind our vibrant buildings and spaces in our city is important,” said David Down, The City’s Chief Urban Designer. “Well-designed space make people feel welcome, improves safety and accessibility and creates a memorable sense of place.”

Ninety-eight submissions were judged in twelve categories that showcase some of the most innovative buildings and public spaces in Calgary. In addition, all citizens were encouraged to vote for the “People’s Choice” award, online. All 2019 submissions are available for viewing at the Calgary Central Library until October 30, 2019.

2019 Mayor’s Urban Design Award winners by category

1. Conceptual/Theoretical Urban Design Projects

WINNER: 5th Street Underpass Enhancement
Owner: The City of Calgary
Architect: DIALOG & Jill Anholt Studio

2. Urban Design Plans

WINNER: 9th Avenue SE Master Plan
Owner: The City of Calgary
Architect: DIALOG

Honourable Mention: Rivers District Master Plan
Owner: Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC)
Lead Urban Designer/Landscape Architect: Civitas Inc.

3. Urban Architecture

WINNER: YW Calgary Hub Facility
Owner: YW Calgary
Architect: Kasian Architecture Interior Design
Landscape Architects: Scatliff+Miller+Murray

Honourable Mention: Noble
Owner: Truman Development Corporation
Planner: CivicWorks
Architects: S2 Architecture 
Landscape Architects: Navagrah Landscape Architecture + Urban Design, HDR

Honourable Mention: Park Point
Owner: Qualex-Landmark
Architects: IBI/HB Architects

4. Civic Design Projects

WINNER: West Eau Claire Park
Owner: The City of Calgary
Architect: O2 Planning + Design

Honourable Mention: The Fourth Street SW Underpass Enhancement
Owner: The City of Calgary
Architects: the marc boutin architectural collaborative

5. Urban Fragments

WINNER: Delta Garden + The City Unseen
Artists: Caitland r.c. Brown & Wayne Garett
Landscape Architects: O2 Planning + Design

Honourable Mention: BRT Transitway Stations
Owner: The City of Calgary – Transit
Architects: GEC Architecture

6. Community Initiatives Award

WINNER: Beltline Urban Murals Project (BUMP)
Owner: Beltline Neighbourhoods Association
Project Designers: Peter Schryvers & Peter Oliver

Honourable Mention: Gopher Park
Project Designer: Community Partnership led by Cold Garden Brewery and Inglewood BIA

Honourable Mention: 17 Avenue SW Pocket Square
Owner: Cliff Bungalow/Mission Community Association and Calgary Board of Education
Designers: The Bench Project
Landscape Architects: Ground Cubed

7. The Mawson Urban Design Award

WINNER: New Central Library
Owner: The City of Calgary
Designers: Snøhetta & DIALOG

Honourable Mention: The Livery
Owner: Ansonia Properties
Architects: Modern Office of Design + Architecture

8. City Edge Development

WINNER: West District Master Plan
Owner: Truman Development CorporationPlanner: CivicWorks
Architects: S2 Architecture 
Landscape Architects: Navagrah Landscape Architecture + Urban Design, HDR

Honourable Mention: Attabotics HQ
Owner: Attabotics Inc.
Architects: Modern Office of Design + Architecture

Honourable Mention: Joane Cardinal-Schubert High School
Owner: Calgary Board of EducationArchitects: Gibbs Gage Architects

Honourable Mention: University of Calgary Veterinary Medicine Clinical Skills Building Expansion
Owner: University of Calgary
Architects: Stantec Consulting Ltd.

9. Great City, Great Design

WINNER: The Sunalta Community Hub
Owner: The City of Calgary and Sunalta Community Association
Architects: the marc boutin architectural collaborative

Honourable Mention: Vecova Centre For All Abilities 
Owner: Vecova
Architect: GEC Architecture

Honourable Mention: East Village Dog Park 
Owner: Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC)
Project Designer: Stantec Consulting Ltd.

10. Green City

WINNER: Mackimmie Complex And Professional Facilities Building Redevelopment Project
Owner: University of Calgary
Architect: DIALOG

11. Housing Innovation

WINNER: Rosedale Affordable Housing
Owner: The City of Calgary – Affordable HousingArchitect: FAAS Architecture

Honourable Mention: LifeOwner: RNDSQR
Architect: 5468796 Architecture
Planner CivicWorks

Honourable Mention: Cube
Owner: Strategic Group
Architects: Zeidler Architects

12. Student Projects

WINNER: Reimagine Catwalks
Designers: Leticia Chapa & Taylor Felt

Honourable Mention: Transitioning: Streetcar Reminiscence Plaza
Designer: Thu Ngo

Honourable Mention: Connectivity
Designer: Raiyan UI Momin

People’s Choice Awards:

Personal Care Building
Architect: FarMor Architecture

New Central Library
Architects: Snøhetta + DIALOG

The Ivy
Owner: Brookfield Residential
Designer: Stantec Consulting Ltd

Attabotics 
Owner: Attabotics Inc
Architect: Modern Office of Design + Architecture

Further details on the project owners, architects, landscape architects, consultants and organizations involved in the winning projects will be available at calgary.ca/muda on Friday, October 25, 2019. For more information on these biennial awards, please visit at calgary.ca/muda.

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