the 5 short-listed teams will present their proposals to the Jury on
​​​​​​Friday, December 7, 2018
5:30 to 8:30
Canadian Museum for Human Rights 

The public is welcome to attend this event (space is limited to 150 people). The public will also have an opportunity to provide their comments on the designs through an on-line survey.  The Jury will then deliberate with an announcement of the winner on or before December 14, 2018. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​



​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Daoust Lestage is a multi-disciplinary firm based in Montreal, providing services in architecture, urban design, landscape, interior, graphic and industrial design.  In 2012 they received the RAIC Governor General's Medal in Architecture for Quartier des Spectacles, a network of open-air theatres that surround Place des Arts in the heart of Montreal.  They have partnered with Transolar (Sustainability Consultant) and Rina Greer (Public Art Consultant).  
  1. Quartier des Spectacles, Montreal
    Quartier des Spectacles, Montreal
  2. Promenade Samuel de Champlain, Quebec City
    Promenade Samuel de Champlain, Quebec City
  3. Pan/Parapan American Athletes' Village, Toronto
    Pan/Parapan American Athletes' Village, Toronto


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Dialog is multi-disciplinary firm of architects, urban planners, interior designers, structural, mechanical and electrical engineers, and landscape architects. They have studios in San Francisco, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, and Toronto.  Principal, Joost Bakker, is nicknamed the "Market Man" having designed numerous public markets across Canada, including Granville Island in Vancouver.   They team with Jenifer Papararo (Public Art Consultant) who is also the Executive Director of Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art in Winnipeg. 
  1. Royal Alberta Museum, Edmonton
    Royal Alberta Museum, Edmonton
  2. Granville Island, Vancouver
    Granville Island, Vancouver
  3. YWCA Cause We Care House, Vancouver
    YWCA Cause We Care House, Vancouver


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Dtah  is an integrated architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and interiors firm, based in Toronto. They have repeated success in designing community hub projects that employ food, art, and the environment as cultural catalysts including award winning projects such as Evergreen Brick Works and Artscape Wychwood Barns. They have teamed with with Purpose Building (Sustainability Consultant) and Entro (Public Art Consultant).
  1. Evergreen Brickworks, Toronto
    Evergreen Brickworks, Toronto
  2. Bank of Canada, Head Office Renewal, Ottawa
    Bank of Canada, Head Office Renewal, Ottawa
  3. Artscape Wychwood Barns, Toronto
    Artscape Wychwood Barns, Toronto

1x1 Architecture Inc. & dRMM & LDA Design

1​​x1 Architecture Inc. is a Winnipeg-based architectural firm, recognized in 2017 by Canadian Architect Magazine as an 'emerging talent'.  They have teamed with dRMM  (Architecture) and LDA Design (Landscape Architecture) from London, England.  In 2017, dRMM's Hasting Pier project was awarded the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize, given annually to the best building in the United Kingdom. They are joined by Atelier Ten (Sustainability Consultant) and Lisa Kehler Art + Projects (Public Art Consultant) of Winnipeg.
  1. Faraday House, London, England
    Faraday House, London, England
  2. St. Vital Park Pavilion, Winnipeg
    St. Vital Park Pavilion, Winnipeg
  3. Hastings Pier, East Sussex, England
    Hastings Pier, East Sussex, England

Saucier+Perrotte Architectes & Gustafson Guthrie Nichol (GGN)

Founded in 1988,  Saucier+Perrotte is based in Montreal.  The recipient of eight RAIC Governor General's Medals, S+P is is the architect for River City, a 1000 unit LEED Gold housing project in Toronto’s West Don Lands.   Gustafson Guthrie Nichol (GGN) is a landscape architecture firm based in Seattle, with notable work such as the Museum of African American History, the Lurie Garden at Millenium Park, and the Bill and Melinda Foundation Campus. They team with RWDI (Sustainability Consultant) and Ciara McKeown (Public Art Consultant).
  1. River City, Toronto
    River City, Toronto
  2. Lurie Garden, Millennium Park, Chicago
    Lurie Garden, Millennium Park, Chicago
  3. Stade de soccer de Montreal
    Stade de soccer de Montreal


Annitta Stenning
President & CEO
CancerCare Manitoba Foundation
Angela Mathieson
President & CEO
CentreVenture Development Corporation
Bruce Kuwabara
Architect and Founding Partner
KPMB Architects Inc., Toronto
Dudley Thompson
Market Lands Design Competition
​Professional Advisor
Eladia Smoke
Architect and Owner
​Smoke Architecture Inc., Hamilton
John Kiernan
Director Planning, Property & ​Development Department, City of Winnipeg
Zephyra Vun
Executive Director
​Design Quarter Winnipeg
Alan Tate
Head, Department of Landscape
Architecture​, University of Manitoba

    The design competition focuses on the 0.8 Acre (0.32Ha) Southern Parcel of the Market Lands.​  The five short-listed teams are asked to submit conceptual designs for a 100 unit affordable housing complex with a main floor cultural hub, a public market building, and integrated public realm and plaza space.  The following documents provide the more detailed instructions given to the five short-listed teams.