Vote Now for Your Favourite Local Livable City Building

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École Sir John A. Macdonald Public School

27 building projects have been nominated as finalists for the Livable City Design Awards’ People’s Choice Award and you have the chance to help choose the winner.

This year’s Livable City Design Awards recognize local building projects that represent a superior level of design and were completed between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2016 .


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The factors being considered include significance to the city; significance to their community; innovation; context; execution; green design; and accessibility. Conservation practices are also being considered for heritage restoration projects.

“This is about rewarding those who are building a better Kingston,” said Greg Newman, manager of policy planning, in a City release. “The Livable City Design Awards celebrate the building and development projects that add to Kingston’s beauty and incorporate sustainable design elements.”

Check out the nominated projects and vote for the People’s Choice Award at CityofKingston.ca/livablecity by Wednesday, October 25.

The public is also invited to attend a ceremony where the Livable City Design Awards will be handed out, along with Awards of Excellence and Awards of Merit to selected projects, at Memorial Hall in City Hall on November 14.


Photo: 2014 People Choice École Sir John A. Macdonald Public School (Google)