The design community came out to celebrate the City of Mississauga’s 35th Urban Design Awards, on Sept. 20, at Sheridan College, Hazel McCallion Campus. The city recognized exceptional designs that demonstrate innovation, a sense of place, environmental and sustainable practices, character area enhancements and other criteria. Awards were selected from 11 nominated projects.

This year’s theme, Design that Moves Us, is about how urban design can motivate people to be active and move around the city.

The winners include:

Award of Excellence:

  • Meadowvale Community Centre and Library

Award of Merit:

  • Mississauga Transitway MiWay Stations – For Significance at a Citywide Scale, Living Green, Innovation and Execution
  • Jaycee Park – For Community Scale, Innovation and Context
  • Paul Coffey Park – For Community and District Scale

Award of Healthy by Design:

  • Meadowvale Community Centre and Library
  • Mississauga Transitway MiWay Stations

People’s Choice Award:

  • Jaycee Park

The Mississauga Urban Design Awards, held every two years, is the longest running municipal urban design program in Ontario. Visit mississauga.ca/urbandesignawards for more information about the program.

Photo: People’s Choice Award went to Jaycee Park.