Design competitions

New – Global Affairs Canada Commemorative Artwork

The Department of Canadian Heritage, on behalf of the Government of Canada, is inviting teams of professional artists, landscape architects, architects, and other urban design professionals to submit their credentials and examples of prior work for the first part of a two-phase competition to design and build a commemorative artwork located in Ottawa.

The Global Affairs Canada Commemorative Artwork will be a lasting tribute to employees of the Government of Canada working in Global Affairs Canada missions abroad. It will recognize the dedication of and the sacrifices made by such individuals and their families in their service to Canada.

To view and download the competition documents, please visit Buyandsell.gc.ca — Global Affairs Canada Commemorative Artwork.

The Request for Qualifications will close on December 16, 2020.

New – LGBTQ2+ National Monument

The Department of Canadian Heritage, on behalf of the Government of Canada, and in collaboration with the LGBT Purge Fund and the National Capital Commission, is inviting teams of professional artists, landscape architects, architects, and other urban design professionals to submit their credentials and examples of prior work for the first part of a two-phase competition to design and build a national monument located in Ottawa.

The LGBTQ2+ National Monument will memorialize the historic discrimination against LGBTQ2+ people in Canada, including those who suffered during the LGBT Purge led by the Government of Canada between the 1950s and the 1990s.

The Monument will reflect the profound impacts of discrimination experienced by Canada’s LGBTQ2+ community, as well as celebrate the achievements of those who fought for equality, educate visitors, and inspire hope and change for the future. The site will have the capacity to host gatherings of up to 2,000 people and balance public visibility and space for contemplation.

To view and download the competition documents, please visit Buyandsell.gc.ca – LGBTQ2+ National Monument .

The Request for Qualifications will close on January 5, 2021

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