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The Urban Design Awards celebrate the best new projects in Edmonton. Through the program, we recognize individuals, organizations, firms and projects that have contributed to urban design and the City's quality of life.

This year's competition has now closed. We've received 58 entries, from bike racks to buildings, and we look forward to showcasing all of them over the next few months. Thank you to all those who were involved in their design and construction. You can view them all on our submissions page.

People's Choice Awards

Voting has now closed. Thank you to everyone who voted. We're busy counting up the votes and reviewing your comments. The winner will be revealed on Friday November 15, 2019 at the awards ceremony. 

Upcoming Events

Saturday September 28, 2019 - Bus Tour

Join the Alberta Association of Architects as they host a tour of some of the submissions to this year's competition. You'll hear from the designers behind the projects, and food and drink will be included.

Friday October 4, 2019 - Jury Panel Presentation

We're kicking off Edmonton Design Week with a panel discussion presented by our national jury of experts. After they've finished two days of deliberations, they'll be sharing their insights at a public talk, presented by Media Architecture Design Edmonton. 

Friday November 15, 2019 - Awards Reception

Join all of the entrants to this year's competition as we announce the winners across all categories. More information, as well as tickets, will be available once the jury have selected their winners on October 4, 2019 

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
August 15, 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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