City of Vancouver

2016 Urban Design Awards
January 12, 2016 (All day) - February 15, 2016 (All day)
City of Vancouver
453 West 12th Avenue

The City of Vancouver is now accepting submissions for the 2016 Urban Design Awards, which celebrate projects that demonstrate excellence in architecture and design and contribute to creating a vibrant, livable city.  

Entries are now being accepted in the following categories:

·    Residential buildings – small, medium or large scale

·    Commercial buildings

·    Government and institutional buildings

·    Urban elements

·    Innovation

·    Outstanding sustainable design

·    Landscape, public space and infrastructure

To be eligible for the Urban Design Awards, projects must be located within the city of Vancouver; completed (with an occupancy permit) after January 1, 2012; entered by the project owner or a project team member; and not have previously won a City of Vancouver Urban Design Award.  The deadline for entries is February 15, 2016.  To submit a project or for more information visit

The awards will be selected by an independent jury and recipients will be honoured at a ceremony in May 2016.

The Vancouver Urban Design Awards were first presented in 2014, and are presented every other year to recognize entries and winners.