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Mississauga Honours Top Design Projects at Breakfast Reception

Nov 19, 2010

Meet and greet the winners of the 2010 Mississauga Urban Design Awards with Members of Council and the selection jury at a breakfast reception on Wednesday, November 24.

The Mississauga Urban Design Awards is an annual competition that recognizes urban development that best exemplifies the City's design principles and their ongoing work to promote excellence in urban design.

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What:   Mississauga Urban Design Awards Breakfast Reception

When:   Wednesday, November 24, 2010
            8:15 – 8:50 a.m.

Where: Great Hall, Mississauga Civic Centre
            300 City Centre Drive (Duke of York Blvd. and Princess Royal Drive)
            Mississauga, ON L5B 3C1

Who:    Mayor Hazel McCallion
            Members of Council          

  • Winner: Award of Excellence
  • Winner: Award of Merit for Community Scale and Execution
  • Winner: Award of Merit for Context
  • Jury members:
    • Ed Sajecki, Commissioner of Planning and Buildin
    • Meg Graham, Architect and Principal, superkul architect
    • Ningxin (Sophia) Zhu, recent grad of Honours Co-operative Architectural Studies, University of Waterloo and winner of 2010 Mississauga Urban Design Awards poster competition
    • Alexander Temporale, Principal, ATA Architects, Inc.
    • James Melvin, Principal, PMA Landscape Architects

The formal award presentation will take place during the Council Meeting, following the reception.

For more information about the Mississauga Urban Design Awards, past winners and selection criteria, visit www.mississauga.ca/urbandesignawards.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is one of Greater Toronto's Top 90 Employers for 2010. Enhancing its citizens' quality of life by providing superior services, revitalizing its infrastructure and conserving the environment, Mississauga is committed to innovation, operational excellence and fiscal responsibility which is reflected in its motto: "Leading Today for Tomorrow."

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