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The Rebuildable City

A Public Panel on a City in Transition

Notice: This event is sold out

This event, featuring a panel discussion with architects, planners, and architectural critics visiting Edmonton to adjudicate the Missing Middle Infill Design Competition, will unpack the “Rebuildable City” and what it means for our ever-changing city.  

The “Rebuildable City” is a direction proposed for Edmonton’s City Plan and is about working with what we have today and continuously adapting and re-imagining our built environment to meet the needs of the future.

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019
Time: 6-7:30pm (doors open at 5:30pm)
Location: City Room, City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: Free 

Reserve your seats today! 
*light refreshments provided  

The panel will explore questions such as:

  • If ongoing change is the natural order of things, and this pace of change is intensifying, how can and how will cities plan for greater adaptability?  
  • As our cities grow, how will new and diverse populations be supported, accommodated and nurtured? 
  • As our landscapes and infrastructure evolve and age, how will we continue to develop and design efficiently, responsibly, resiliently, and even ― playfully?


  • Talbot Sweetapple, Architect (Halifax, NS)
  • Alex Bozikovic, Architectural Critic (Toronto, ON)
  • Hazel Borys, Planner (Winnipeg, MB)
  • Renée Daoust, Architect (Montreal, QC)
  • Gene Dub, Architect (Edmonton, AB)

Moderated by Councillor Scott McKeen
Greetings from Councillor Bev Esslinger and Councillor Sarah Hamilton
Visit our competition adjudication page to learn more about the esteemed panelists.

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