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Halifax Urban Design Awards 2021 – WINNERS


Urban Design

Urban design plays an important role in enhancing the quality of life for residents of the Halifax Regional Municipality. Urban design helps build better communities by improving the functionality, sustainability and overall appearance of the public and private spaces. Done well, design makes a lasting positive impact for residents now and in the future. 


Urban Design Awards 2021 Virtual Ceremony

Thanks to everyone who participated in our online ceremony and CONGRATULATIONS to all the winners! Kudos to all the competitors. We received some fantastic submissions. 

Here’s the list of winners:

Civic Design Category
Award of Merit in Civic Design – Keshen Goodman Outdoor Library (Lead Firm: Outside! Landscape Architects)
Award of Excellence in Civic Design – Halifax Waterfront Seabridge (Lead Firm: Develop Nova Scotia)

Community Connections & Initiatives Category
Award of Merit in Community Connections & Initiatives – Daffodil Garden for Cancer Survivors (Lead Firm: Outside! Landscape Architects) 
Award of Excellence in Community Connections & initiatives – Word Murals (Lead Firm: Fathom Studio)

Urban Fragments Category
Award of Excellence – Alderney Pedway (Lead Firm: Abbott Brown Architects)

Heritage Restoration Category
Award of Excellence – The James Power Cottage Restoration (Lead Firm: DSRA Architects)

Heritage Adaptive Re-use Category
Award of Excellence – City Hall New Clerk’s Offices (Lead Firm: Abbott Brown Architects)

Student Project Category
Award of Excellence – Urban Microregeneration – Zhiyi (Christina) Chen (NSCAD)

Urban Architecture Category
Award of Merit – Tel Lofts (Lead Firm: Abbott Brown Architects)
Award of Merit – Gorsebrook Park (Lead Firm: architectsAlliance in association with Michael Napier Architecture)
Award of Excellence – Velo (Lead Firm: Lydon Lynch Architects)
Award of Excellence – Stanley Street Homes (Lead Firm: Eric Stotts Architect in association with Andrew Lynch) 


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