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City invites entries for inaugural Urban Design Awards

May 26 2014

Aerial view of downtown Vancouver

Celebrate design excellence in our city. Submit your entry for our inaugural Urban Design Awards.

Design categories

Submissions are now being accepted in the following categories for designs that reflect the highest standards in architecture and urban design and contribute to Vancouver’s vibrancy and livability:

  • Residential buildings (small, medium, or large scale)
  • Commercial buildings 
  • Government and institutional buildings
  • Urban elements
  • Innovation
  • Outstanding sustainable design
  • Landscape, public space and infrastructure
  • Special Jury Award


To be eligible, projects must have received an occupancy permit after January 1, 2012, and be located within the municipal boundaries of the city of Vancouver.

Winning entries

An independent jury consisting of industry professionals will select the winners. The winning entries will be honoured at an awards presentation on September 15, 2014. 

Application deadline

The deadline for applications is Monday, July 14, 2014, at 4:00pm.

  • Entry details

How to enter your project

Urban Design Awards

The Urban Design Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in architecture and urban design in Vancouver.