The Brampton Urban Design Awards were presented at a Gala evening, on September 30, 2009 at The Rose Theatre, Brampton.
The awards recognize achievements in the fields of design, architecture and landscape architecture. They are broken down into a number of categories including Best New Building and Best New Landscape. Projects are listed under sub-categories including residential, industrial, commercial, and renovation/heritage restoration.
Winners were chosen by a voting jury comprised of two industry professionals, the City’s Commissioner of Planning, Design and Development, the chair and vice-chair of the City’s Planning, Design and Development Committee, the City Manager, as well as a representative from the Mayor’s office.
Sixteen nominees were recognized with Awards of Excellence, Awards of Merit and Citations; For more details, click here:
People's Choice Award
A highlight of the Awards night was the announcement of the People’s Choice Award. It is the project selected by the community as their favourite in the City. This year’s winner was selected by residents during Brampton Day festivities on September 12, 2009 and through online voting.
The Cassie Campbell Community Centre was voted the 2009 people’s choice for best design project in the City of Brampton. The modern, 165,000 square-foot facility, designed by Shore Tilbe Irwin & Partners, was opened in 2008 and is one of the most advanced recreation centres in the region. Indoor facilities include two ice rinks, aquatics centre, fitness centre, indoor running track and community police station.
The Planning, Design & Development Department would like to congratulate all the award winners for their exemplary contributions to urban design in Brampton, and sincerely thank the design and planning professionals, developers and owners who submitted entries for consideration for an urban design award.
The Planning, Design & Development Department would also like to thank all those involved in the planning, judging, and presentation of this prestigious event including: our Mayor, Council, City Manager, Jury, City staff, and not least, the citizens of Brampton who’s continued interest in the quality of their community helps to make the urban design awards a success.