The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape (SAPL) at the University of Calgary has launched a design competition intended to spark an international discussion around equitable, inclusive cities.
The CBDX: Cities for All competition is an ambitious endeavor, inviting interested participants to propose design counterpoints to the questions weighing on our collective conscience resulting from the current social and political climate. Given the uncertainty we are all facing due to the global pandemic, the unceasing threat of environmental degradation and increasing social inequity, we find ourselves at a necessary juncture to reconsider how we live and how we, as designers, can help others to live.
Entrants will submit design proposals for places, structures, things, systems, processes or relationships that increase inclusion, belonging, and well-being for a group who is typically underrepresented or undervalued in the prevailing design discourse. The competition offers $6000 in prizes and the deadline for submissions is December 31, 2020. An international, interdisciplinary jury will identify the winning entries on February 10, 2021.
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