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Press kit - Press release - Vote for the Quartier Latin of tomorrow! - Arrondissement de Ville-Marie

Vote for the Quartier Latin of tomorrow!

Montreal, Canada

Arrondissement de Ville-Marie

Ideas contest in the Quartier des spectacles,
part of the special planning program for the Quartier latin.


Montreal, Canada, 2012-05-17 - The urban design ideas contest for the Quartier latin has been a resounding success. The Ville-Marie borough is proud to unveil the proposals submitted by design and architecture professionals. Until May 28, the public is invited to vote online to choose their favorites from among the 25 proposals entered in the contest.

“The interest sparked by our designers shows once again how Montréal is an inspiring city that offers interesting development potential. I hope that the public will participate in the vote in great numbers, and attend the public exhibition en masse to discover the diverse creative proposals submitted by our designers,” says Helen Fotopulos, Member of the Executive Committee of the City of Montréal, responsible for culture, heritage, design, and women’s issues

Vote online, prizes to be won
Until May 28 inclusively, Internet users can discover the ideas submitted and vote for their favorites by visiting www.mtlunescodesign.com. Participants qualify to win a coupon to attend a show of their choice in the Quartier des spectacles, redeemable at La Vitrine.

Public exhibition and presentation of development concepts
On Monday, June 4, 2012, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the Ville-Marie borough and the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) invite the public to attend presentations by the contest winners in the auditorium of the Grande Bibliothèque.

The concepts will be showcased in the hall of UQAM’s design pavilion until mid-August, giving the public a chance to view all the proposals.

About the contest
The borough has organized this contest to encourage designers to imagine a new way to experience, discover and reside in the district.

Candidates submitted ideas in one of the following categories:

1/Imagine different types of architecturally innovative housing that meets the needs of a young clientele. Ideas should take into account the cohabitation of dwellings and nightlife in the Quartier des spectacles.

2/Create a unique experience along the main arteries of the Quartier latin. Whether they focus on De Maisonneuve boulevard or Sainte-Catherine and Saint-Denis streets, proposals should convey an alternative vision of public space and of active and collective transport.

A jury made up of urban planning professionals and specialists in the Quartier latin evaluated the proposals and selected winners in each category, which will be announced on June 4. These designers will be asked to propose concrete ideas to develop the district.

List of jury members
Mr. Mark Poddubiuk
, architect – L’oeuf et professeur – UQAM school of design
Ms. Isabelle R. Laliberté, architect, project manager – Société d’habitation et de développement de Montréal
Ms. Monique Savoie, founding president and artistic director – Société des arts technologiques
Mr. Nik Luka, professor – School of Architecture and School of Urban Planning – McGill University
Ms. Julie Saint-Arnaud, landscape architect – Vlan paysages
Ms. Claire Néron-Dejean, urban planning project director – BC2FP
Mr. Luc Couillard, urban planning consultant– Service du développement et des opérations – Direction des transports – Ville de Montréal
Mr. Sylvain Villeneuve, urban planner, head of the Division de l’urbanisme – Direction de l’aménagement urbain et des services aux entreprises –Ville-Marie borough.

About the special planning program (SPP)
This contest is part of the participating and inclusive approach the borough initiated in fall 2011. The SPP project will be presented to the municipal council and the partners this summer. The public can express their views on the project at public consultations organized by the Office de consultation publique de Montréal (OCPM) in fall 2012, before the program’s final adoption by the end of the year.

Boasting an annual volume of over 10 million visitors and about 46,000 students, and with 6,000 residents and several educational institutions to its credit, the Quartier latin is an undeniable strategic pole in the city.

To follow the progress of the contest, visit: ville.montreal.qc.ca/villemarie

Vote for your favorite proposal: www.mtlunescodesign.com

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