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Mar 13 2023 Calls / Competitions /

St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts Design Competition

Virtual viewing and public feedback: Feb 20 - Mar 7
Public townhall (virtual and in person): Mar 7
Winning Design Announcement: Week of Mar 13

More Info

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About the Competition

Five shortlisted design teams were selected as part of the Stage 1: Request for Supplier Qualifications process to move forward to the Stage 2: Request for Proposals process of the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts Design Competition, based on the merits of their letters of interest, team composition, resumes, and previous work.



The Jury

The design component of the process will be judged by a jury of leaders in the fields of culture, planning, urban design, architecture, Indigenous design, and landscape architecture. Adjudication is scheduled to take place in March 2023, following the public presentation of the final design submissions on March 7.





Virtual viewing and public feedback

February 20 – March 7

Virtual viewing of design submissions and an opportunity for the public to share feedback using this form. The cut-off time to submit feedback is March 7th at 11:59pm.


Public townhall

March 7

In-person and virtual public townhall at St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Jane Mallett Theatre. Doors open and presentation board display at 5:00 pm. Architectural presentations from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Click the button below on March 7 for the virtual participation link

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Winning design announcement

Week of March 13

Announcement of the winning design (exact date to be confirmed).


Presentation to Executive and City Council

June 2023

Winning submission is presented to Executive and City Council.





Team 1

Brook McIlroy
Trahan Architects
Hood Design Studio

Team 2

Diamond Schmitt
Smoke Architecture

Team 3

Hariri Pontarini
LMN Architects
Tawaw Collective
Smoke Architecture

Team 4

Two Row Architect
NAK Design Strategies

Team 5

Zeidler Architecture
Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Two Row Architect
PLANT Architect