2019 Urban Design Awards

2019 Urban Design Awards

The City of London recognizes and encourages the implementation of sound urban planning principles. The City's Official Plan, a comprehensive policy document, outlines a multitude of policies intended to promote urban design excellence.

The Urban Design Awards program is intended to recognize and celebrate original design concepts and visionary thinking in the following categories: Buildings; Buildings (Small-Scale Residential); Public Realm Enhancements; Public Spaces and Landscapes; Large Places and Neighbourhoods; Adaptive Reuse or Rehabilitation; People’s Choice; and People’s Choice Student Project.

The Urban Design Awards program seeks to raise the bar on urban design in London by awarding projects that represent excellence, innovation and visionary thinking. Such awards are intended to inspire developers, architects, landscape architects, planners and designers to advance excellence in their own projects in pursuit of community recognition and appreciation. Council's goal is to emphasize the importance of outstanding urban design in establishing a city environment that is creative, engaging, and attractive. This is an important piece of the Creative City concept which aims to attract people to London through high quality city building.

Following the 2019 awards ceremony the winning entries will qualify for entry to the National Urban Design Awards program, administered by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC).

Looking to BUY TICKETS for this year's Urban Design Awards?

Event Date: November 7, 2019 6:30 – 9:30 pm

Event Location: Museum London

Cost: $20 ($10 for students with valid Student ID)

We hope to see you there! And don't forget to cast your vote for the 2019 People's Choice Award winner.

2019 People's Choice Award

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2019 People's Choice Award

This year, the public will have a chance to vote for their favourite 2019 London Urban Design Awards nominee. All submissions for buildings, buildings(small scale residential), public realm enhancements, public spaces and landscapes, large places and neighbourhoods, and adaptive use or rehabilitation are eligible to win.

The nominee with the most votes will receive the ‘People’s Choice Award’ at the 2019 London Urban Design Awards.

Thank you for voting for the 2019 People’s Choice Award.

Voting is now closed.

City Building Week

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London Celebrates "City Building Week"

This year, the City of London is hosting City Building Week - November 4 -9, 2019 in order to raise awareness of the importance of City Planning in our community and to celebrate World Town Planning Day (November 8th).

City Planning will be hosting a variety of exciting events throughout London during this week we hope you will attend. To register for the events held during "City Building Week" visit eventbrite.ca and search Urban Design.

Event Information

Tuesday 5 Nov 2019 07:00 PM – 08:30 PM

City Dreamers Movie Screening

Join the City of London for a FREE screening at the Museum London of City Dreamers - a film about our changing urban environment and four trailblazing women architects who have been working, observing and thinking about the transformations shaping the cities of today and tomorrow for over 70 years.

Thursday 7 November 2019 06:30 PM – 09:30 PM

Urban Design Awards

Join the City of London at Museum London for the 2019 Urban Design Awards recognizing excellence, innovation and visionary thinking in the world of design.

To purchase tickets for this event, visit https://bit.ly/2Om0FwG

Friday 8 November 2019

OPPI Event


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