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City invites submissions for Urban Design Awards

December 14 2015

Vancouver buildings

Submit an entry for the Vancouver Urban Design Awards, which celebrate projects that demonstrate excellence in architecture and design 
and contribute to creating a vibrant, livable city. 

Award categories

Entries are now being accepted in the following categories: 

  • Residential buildings– small, medium or large scale
  • Commercial buildings 
  • Government and institutional buildings
  • Urban elements
  • Innovation
  • Outstanding sustainable design
  • Landscape, public space, and infrastructure


To be eligible for the Urban Design Awards, projects must be:

  • Located within the city of Vancouver
  • Completed (with an occupancy permit) after January 1, 2012
  • Entered by the project owner or a project team member

Entry deadline

The deadline for entries is February 15, 2016.  

How the awards will be selected

The awards will be selected by an independent jury and recipients will be honoured at a ceremony in May 2016. 

Learn more and submit your entry

About the Vancouver Urban Design Awards

The Vancouver Urban Design Awards were first presented in 2014, and are presented every other year to recognize entries and winners.