Nominations open for the 24th annual Mississauga Urban Design Awards

Nominations are now open for the 24th annual Mississauga Urban Design Awards, the longest running awards program of its kind in Ontario.

Anyone may nominate a project. The competition is open to both the general public and professionals within the development industry and related fields. All nominated projects must be located within the City of Mississauga and fully completed prior to August 15, 2005.

Nominations will be accepted for developments including: housing, commercial and institutional buildings, industrial plants and recreational facilities. Well-designed public utilities, streetscapes,open spaces and renovations to heritage buildings qualify, as well as mixed-use projects. However, projects nominated in previous years are not eligible. Nominees will be judged according to their contribution in making Mississauga a vibrant and liveable city.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, September 2, 2005. Award information is available at the City of Mississauga’s website at Nomination forms are available by visiting the Planning and Building Department, 11th Floor, Mississauga Civic Centre, 300 City Centre Drive or by calling Sue Hinton at (905) 896-5522.

The 2005 Mississauga Urban Design Awards presentation will take place at the Mississauga Living Arts Centre on Tuesday, November 15, 2005.

Mississauga is Canada’s sixth largest city with a population of more than 695,000. With well-established infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities, the City delivers quality municipal programs and services to its citizens, and is recognized as Canada’s safest city.

For program information and a list of last year’s winners, please visit For more information, please contact Andrew McNeill, Landscape Architect, Planning and Building Department at (905) 896-5756