Urban Design and Architecture Awards

Submission Information & Requirements

The City of Hamilton is pleased to announce the 2021 Urban Design and Architecture Awards to recognize and celebrate design excellence in Hamilton. A well designed built environment creates a sense of pride and plays a key role in developing a vibrant, livable and sustainable community.

Who may submit a project

Architects, urban designers, planners, landscape architects, owners, developers, contractors, engineers, students, etc. are invited and encouraged to submit exceptional urban design projects that represent visionary thinking in Hamilton. The submissions should include high quality, innovative and human-scaled projects.

Deadline and eligibility

To be eligible, projects must:

  • Be located within the geographic limits of the City of Hamilton.
  • Have been completed after June 15, 2019 and prior to June 11, 2021.
  • Have the ‘urban elements’, ’buildings’ and ‘landscapes’ (categories 1 to 4) submissions substantially complete and occupied. ‘Visions and plans’, ‘civic achievements’ and ‘student projects’ must be complete.

The 2021 submission period is CLOSED.

Award categories have been established to aid in the fair evaluation of entries. A project or components of a project may be submitted under more than one category. View a list of award categories.

Contact us

For more information contact:
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 5707
Email: [email protected]