Aug 01, 2007
Nominations are now open for the Mississauga Urban Design Awards -- the longest running
awards program of its kind in Ontario.
Anyone may nominate a project. The competition is open to both the general public and
professionals within the development industry and related fields. All nominated projects must
be located within the City of Mississauga and fully completed prior to September 7, 2007.
Nominations will be accepted for developments including housing, commercial and institutional
buildings, industrial plants and recreational facilities. Well-designed public utilities,
streetscapes, open spaces and renovations to heritage buildings qualify, as well as mixed-use
projects. Projects that have incorporated green development standards and sustainable design
principles are also encouraged to be nominated. Projects nominated in previous years are not
Nominees will be judged on their contribution to help making Mississauga a vibrant and liveable
city. Last year, the City presented an Urban Design Award of Excellence to The Capital
Condominiums, 4080 - 4090 Living Arts Drive, (PSCP #771, PSCP #776, Daniels CCW Corporation,
Kirkor Architects & Planners, Starr Landscape Inc.).
Four Awards of Merit were presented to projects that met the following award criteria:
Community Scale Significance
Carlo Fidani Peel Regional Cancer Centre at Credit Valley Hospital, 2200 Eglinton Avenue West
(Credit Valley Hospital, Cancer Care Ontario, John D. Rogers & Associates Inc., Farrow
Partnership Architects, EDA Collaborative Inc.)
Community Initiative and Environmental Significance
Osprey Marsh, 6123 Ninth Line (City of Mississauga, Lisgar Residents' Association, Rotary Club
Riverwood, 1475 & 1477 Burnhamthorpe Road West (City of Mississauga, du Toit Architects
Personal Leadership in Heritage Preservation
Heritage Orthodontics, 1556 Dundas Street West (Dr. J. Eric Selnes & Dr. Helen Grubi
The 2007 Mississauga Urban Design Awards presentation will take place at the Mississauga Living
Arts Centre on Tuesday, November 20, 2007.
The deadline for nominations is Friday, September 7, 2007. Award information is available at
the City of Mississauga's website. Nomination
forms are available by visiting the Planning and Building Department, 11th Floor, Mississauga
Civic Centre, 300 City Centre Drive or by calling Carol Cocomello at 905-615-3200, ext.
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