Create a 2020 vision for
Sudbury’s urban core in 2050

Submissions closed August 28, 2020
Winners announced December 9, 2020

Sudbury 2050

Urban Design Ideas Competition


The Winners

The Best Design ideas for Sudbury’s future!

Our illustrious jury panel has selected the competition winners and the public has selected the People’s Choice winner.

The Finalists

100 new and provocative design ideas for your city were submitted by teams from around the world. Our Competition jury has reviewed all of the submissions and has made their selection of finalists for a shortlist.

Discover the Sudbury of tomorrow and cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award!

All photos by Curtis Williamson, CurtWillPhoto unless credited otherwise.

Rail lands in Downtown Sudbury.

The Place

The City of Greater Sudbury, located in Northern Ontario, Canada is home to over 16O,OOO culturally diverse residents.

The city is truly unique, being located on a 1.8 billion year old meteorite crater – earth’s second largest! This phenomenon fostered Sudbury’s internationally recognized mining industry – the historical base of the local economy.

Rich with a unique history, landscape, and culture, Sudbury is a city like no other.

The Prizes

The jury will select the winner in each category and award up to $63,000 in prizes.

The Jury

The jury is comprised of architects, academics, and community representatives.

Marianne McKenna

Partner KPMB Architects; OAA; Order of Canada (OC); McEwen International Advisory Board

Bruce Mau

Founder, Bruce Mau Studio; Co-Founder, Massive Change Network; Chief Design Officer, Freeman

Jason F. McLennan

CEO McLennan Design; Chairman, International Living Future Institute

Frequently Asked Questions

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