|Summary||The phase 2 jury review took place on September 20, 2013 at the U of M in Winnipeg. The awards were officially announced on November 4, 2013.|
The winning concept – “Arpent, the land division of long narrow river lots by early French settlers" -- is from Janet Rosenberg & Studio Inc., Toronto and Cibinel Architects Ltd., Winnipeg, with Landmark Planning & Design Inc., Winnipeg, and ARUP Canada Inc., Toronto.
For more details please see results and the presentation in the Canadian Competition Catalogue.
|Sponsor||University of Manitoba|
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
|Partner||Manitoba Hydro Power Smart|
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
|Site||The competition site is 279 hectares (690 acres) in size. It is situated in the southernmost portion of Winnipeg, approximately thirteen kilometers south of downtown, in an area characterized by suburban neighbourhoods generally built between the 1950s and 2000s. The Red River forms the eastern edge of the campus while Pembina Highway, a major traffic thoroughfare and commercial corridor, sits along the western edge of the campus.|
The University of Manitoba is a provincially funded medical institution which has two main campuses in Winnipeg: the Fort Garry Campus, which is the site of this competition; and the Bannatyne Campus housing the health sciences faculties and schools and located in the downtown area. Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba are located in Treaty One territory, on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe peoples and the homeland of the Métis Nation.
For site plans and photos, please go to information.
For more information on the competition site or the University of Manitoba, please see the official competition website VISIONARY (re)GENERATION.
|Project task||The task was to create a vision and a conceptual campus plan for the Fort Garry Campus. The University of Manitoba Fort Garry Campus Plan will guide future growth and campus development, providing a design framework for the seven designated precincts through the creation of a strong landscape and exterior public realm.|
The goal was to improve the campus experience and become a leader in innovative and sustainable environmental design. This will help the university better attract and retain students and faculty, while supporting its vision to be nationally and internationally recognized for excellence in teaching and research, innovation and creativity.
|Procedure||The competition was organized as an international open design competition in two phases. Individuals who are accredited architects and/or urban designer/planners in their country of residence were eligible to participate.|
The procedure remained anonymous until the exhibition following closure of the competition.
|Prizes and fees||The sponsor provided the net amount of approx. 270,000 Canadian dollars (CAD) for prizes and fees for services rendered. The total amount of prizes was determined in relation to the size of the project and in respect of the competition requirements.|
Every participant who advanced to phase 2 and submitted a detailed design concept conforming to the requirements stipulated in the competition brief received a flat fee of CAD 30,000.- in respect of expenses incurred.
In addition to the honorarium, the following prizes were awarded:
|Jury||A jury composed of the following individuals evaluated the design concepts submitted in both phases and determined the selection of prizewinners.|
Deputy general jurors
|Competition Advisor||The competition was coordinated and executed by the architectural practice [phase eins]. Eichelmann Hossbach Lehmhaus, Berlin, Germany www.phase1.de.|