*Photos by Wood Anchor, Ray Chan, Suzy Melo*

The BENCHmark 2016 competition invited designers to submit proposals for the design of a permanent bench along the Bishop Grandin Trail - Winnipeg’s longest multi-use trail. A competition seeking designers to help make / celebrate places that embody physical literacy, add refinement to the art of traveling while providing a place to sit, read, discuss and exchange. Visit Pothole Bench by Michelle Tustin and Scattered Sphere by Wood Anchor on the Bishop Grandin Trail!

Organized by: The Winnipeg Trails Association and StorefrontMB
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Supporting partners:
City of Winnipeg, Crampton's Market, MALA, Ft3, Faculty of Architecture - University of Manitoba

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View all 2016 competition entries [Click Here]

Media:

Winnipeg Free Press - Bishop Grandin Trail gets artfully designed public benches

ChrisD - Winning Benches Named to Beautify Winnipeg Trail

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