SummaryThe 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.
SponsorUniversity of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

PartnerManitoba Hydro Power Smart
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
SiteThe 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 taskThe 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.
ProcedureThe 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 feesThe 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:

1st prize: CAD 24,000.-
2nd prize: CAD 18,000.-
3rd prize: CAD 12,000.-
4th prize: CAD 6,000.-
JuryA jury composed of the following individuals evaluated the design concepts submitted in both phases and determined the selection of prizewinners.

Technical jurors
Marc Angélil, Architect, Zurich, CH
Geni Bahar, Transportation Engineer, North York, CA
Ray Cole, Building Scientist, Vancouver, CA
Jennifer Keesmaat, Urban Planner, Toronto, CA
Tobias Micke, Landscape Architect, Berlin, DE
Julie Snow, Architect, Minneapolis, USA

General jurors
David T. Barnard, President and Vice Chancellor, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, CA
Kiki Delaney, Alumnae, President, C.A Delaney Capital Management, Toronto, CA
Ovide Mercredi, Misipawistik Cree Nation, Winnipeg, CA
Scott Thomson, President & CEO, Manitoba Hydro, Winnipeg, CA

Deputy general jurors
Michael Robertson, Architect, Winnipeg, CA
Kerry McQuarrie Smith, Director, Office of the President, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, CA
Lloyd Kuczek, Vice-President, Energy Conservation & Customer Care, Manitoba Hydro, CA
Tom Akerstream, Manager of Corporate Facilities, Manitoba Hydro, CA
Deborah Young, Excecutive Lead for Indigenous Achievement, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, CA

Technical experts
Ralph Stern, Dean, Faculty of Architecture, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, CA
Richard Milgrom, Department Head of City Planning, Faculty of Architecture, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, CA
Alan Tate, Department Head of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, CA
Rob Armstrong, Manager of Customer Engineering Services, Manitoba Hydro, Winnipeg, CA
Jeannette Montufar, Associate Professor Department of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, CA
Gary Thompson, Director of Active Living, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, CA
Ron Taylor, Senior Vice-President, Arcturus Realty, Winnipeg, CA
John Kiernan, Manager of Urban Design, City of Winnipeg, CA
Luis Escobar, Manager of Transportation, City of Winnipeg, CA
Michelle Richard, Planner, Campus Planning Office, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, CA
Rejeanne Dupuis, Architect, Campus Planning Office, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, CA
Competition AdvisorThe competition was coordinated and executed by the architectural practice [phase eins]. Eichelmann Hossbach Lehmhaus, Berlin, Germany
Jury colloquiumNovember 9, 2012
Distribution of competition materials phase 1December 5, 2012
Registration deadlineJanuary 25, 2013 (extended)
Participants’ colloquium phase 1January 18, 2013
Online forum phase 1December 5, 2012 to January 10, 2013
Submission of entries phase 1March 11, 2013
Jury meeting phase 1April 29/30, 2013
Distribution of competition materials phase 2May 7, 2013
Online forum phase 2May 7 to May 23, 2013
Participants’ colloquium phase 2June 3, 2013
Submission of entries phase 2, Set AJuly 29, 2013
Submission of models phase 2, Set BAugust 7, 2013
Jury meeting phase 2September 20, 2013
Announcement of winnerOctober 13, 2013