Jun 27, 2016 BENCHmark competition: Proposals due next week!


Don’t forget! Your proposals for the BENCHmark competition are due NEXT WEEK!

About BENCHmark

The Winnipeg Trails Association and Storefront Manitoba invite designers to submit proposals for the design of a permanent bench along the Bishop Grandin Trail – Winnipeg’s longest multi-use trail. We are looking for designers to help us make / celebrate places that embody physical literacy, add refinement to the art of traveling and provides a place to sit, read, discuss and exchange.

This Call for Submissions is open to teams and individuals consisting of designers, architects, landscape architects, and / or artists. Individuals may be students, interns, or practitioners. Multiple submissions are permitted.

Deadline: Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 at 4PM CST

For Full details,
[Download the Call For Proposals Document here]


Jun 23, 2016 Cool Gardens: 5K Morning Run

CG_5K Run_twitter

Start off your Friday & Saturday morning with a 5k run to all 8 Cool Gardens installations in Wpg!

Dates: June 24 (6:45am) & Saturday June 25 (7am)
Meet at Upper Fort Garry Park

A CSLA Congress 2016 event organized by CSLA & MALA

Jun 21, 2016 2016 Cool Gardens Launch


Join us for the Launch of 2016 Cool Gardens Exhibition!

Date: Friday,  June 24 at 11am
Location: Big Red (The Forks, North of Esplanade Riel)

About Cool Gardens:
Cool Gardens is a public exhibition of contemporary garden and art installations that offers a shift of sensation for the summer—cooling—as a general theme for public projects. The exhibit aims to bring architects, designers, landscape architects, and artists together to celebrate contemporary garden culture and the local landscape. The presentation of the cutting-edge garden designs, places design culture at the centre of summer activities in Winnipeg and Brandon, while offering a pleasant relief from the summer exasperations.

For more information about Cool Gardens, 
Visit: www.coolgardens.ca