2020 Cool Gardens
Cool Gardens is a public exhibition of contemporary garden and art installations that offers a shift of sensation for the summer—cooling—as a general theme for public projects in Winnipeg’s downtown.
Cool Gardens brings architects, landscape architects, designers, artists, and the public together, celebrating the interface between architecture, urbanism, landscape, and design.
The competition will feature locally, nationally, and internationally acclaimed artists and practitioners in the Winnipeg context, highlighting the value of art and design in public space.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
The deadline to submit proposals for Cool Gardens 2020 competition is: January 15th, 2020 6PM CST
*All Registration forms + Registration Fees must be received no later than: December 20th, 2019 6PM CST
For further information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
November 6, 2019 Registration opens
December 20, 2019 [6PM CST] Registration + Registration Fees deadline
January 15, 2020 [6PM CST] Deadline for Registration + Submissions
January 25, 2020 Confirmation of Eligibility & Adjudication
February 15, 2020 Announcement of Winners
March 15, 2020 Detailed Design Submission + Review
May & June, 2020 Shop fabrications and ordering
July 5-12, 2020 Installation Period
July 10 & 11, 2020 Media Event & Garden Party
October, 2020 Closing and decommissioning
ABOUT THE ORGANIZER
StorefrontMB was established in 2010 to foster Design Culture in Manitoba. Since its inception, StorefrontMB has coordinated a host of events, including: forums, film series, the Winnipeg Design Festival, CommerceDesignWinnipeg, the Architecture Fringe Festival, and TableFor1200More. StorefrontMB has also published a number of books on architecture, design and urbanism including ‘Cool Gardens – An Exhibition of Temporary Installations’, celebrating the first five years of the project. The organization is overseen by a board of directors that draws from all spatial disciplines: Landscape, Architecture, Interior Design and Planning.