Sep 28, 2012
A spectacular skyscraper, a trio of redeveloped Mississauga City libraries and a place for
college students to gather, learn and experience downtown Mississauga earned top marks at the
31st Annual Mississauga
Urban Design Awards. The awards program is the longest-running municipal urban design
awards program in Ontario.
The awards ceremony, part of the City's Culture Days events this year, included a celebration of the 25th
Anniversary of the Mississauga Civic Centre. The Civic Centre, a postmodernist icon
featured in Mississauga's logo, opened in July 1987.
2012 Mississauga Urban Design Awards winners include:
Awards of Excellence:
The Lakeview, Lorne Park and Port Credit Libraries - Rounthwaite Dick and Hadley
Architects, and NAK Design Group
Absolute World, the 'Marilyn' Tower (Phase IV) - MAD Architects, Burka Architects,
and NAK Design Group
Scholars' Green Park - gh3 and Terraplan Landscape Architects
Awards of Merit:
O'Connor Park - PMA Landscape Architects
860 and 864 Goodwin Road - En2 Development Corporation
For more information, visit mississauga.ca/urbandesignawards. For
more information about Mississauga Culture Days events, visit mississauga.ca/culturedays.
As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than
54,000 businesses, including more than 60 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
"Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its
Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.
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Public Affairs Specialist, City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 3940