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The City of Edmonton and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) believe it is important to promote public and private awareness of the role of urban design.

Every two years, since 2005, the City and the RAIC have co-hosted the Edmonton Urban Design Awards to recognize individuals, organizations, firms and projects that have contributed to urban design and the quality of life in Edmonton.

More information on the competition will be available soon.

Submit your project today

Let us know about a new project you’ve seen that has really made a difference. We’d love to hear about it. We will do our best to track down the designer and encourage them to submit their project. If you provide us with your email address, you have a chance to win a basket full of gift cards celebrating our 2019 winners, so get nominating!




The City of Edmonton has my permission to contact me with more information about the Edmonton Urban Design Awards 2019, such as clarification and follow-up on my submission, and invitations to Urban Design Award events.

Your personal information is being collected under the Authority of Section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act and will be used for administrative purposes of the City of Edmonton's Urban Design Awards. Names and contact information provided will used to credit persons and firms whose submission is selected as an award winner. All submissions will be summarized in an awards book at the end of the competition, and this will include individuals and firms' names. These names may also be included in reports that are available to the public. If you have any questions please contact David Holdsworth, Chair, Urban Design Awards Committee at 780-496-6118.

Call for Entries

Submission criteria for the 2019 Urban Design Awards.

Postcard

Information about the 2019 Urban Design Awards.

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Timeline 

July 1, 2019 - Competition Opens
July 31, 2019 - Competition Closes
October 4, 2019 - Judges select winners
October 4, 2019 - Public Talk
November 15, 2019 - Winners Announced

Competition History

Urban design and architectural excellence play a critical role in enhancing the quality of life in Canadian cities. The City of Edmonton wishes to promote a greater awareness of this role. For this reason, the Edmonton Urban Design Awards were established in 2005 to recognize individuals, organizations, firms and projects that have contributed to enhancing the quality of life in Edmonton. We invite you to participate in this celebration of excellence.

Past Winners

The awards were presented on November 3, 2017.

The awards were presented on November 9, 2015.

The awards were presented on November 22, 2013.
The awards were presented on November 10, 2011.

For More Information

Email urbandesign@edmonton.ca

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