Space for Life architecture competition

03.06.2014  //   Space for Life architecture competition invites the population to the finalists public presentation as part of the architecture competition for three major projects: the Insectarium Metamorphosis; the Biodôme Renewal; and a Glass Pavilion at the Botanical Garden.


Wednesday July 9 : The Insectarium Metamorphosis  
Thursday July 10 : The Biodôme Renewal 
Friday July 11 : The Botanical Garden’s Glass Pavilion  
*** Registrations are now closed.  See you there! ***


Montréal’s Botanical Garden
Henry-Teuscher Auditorium
4101, Sherbrooke Street East
Métro Pie-IX
Paying parking
See map


Welcoming: 4:30  to 5 p.m.*
Context and presentations: 5 to 10 p.m. (in French only)
Online registration is free and compulsory.
*** Registrations are now closed.  See you there! ***
*Doors close at 5:00 p.m.: Short breaks are planned between presentations. Each finalist will have 30 minutes to present his project which will be followed by a jury question period of 30 minutes.
Of the 59 proposals received, 22 were for the Insectarium Metamorphosis, 11 for the Biodôme Renewal and 27 for the Glass Pavilion. Last april, the jury chose four finalist teams for each project. 
For the public, it is an exceptional opportunity to attend a presentation that usually takes place behind closed doors and to discover the work of talented architects and designers.
Following that, the jury will undertake deliberations behind closed doors. The winning proposals will be announced in august.




3 mars 2014 PAR Bureau du design
Hello Andrea,

All questions must be adressed to the professional advisor, at the email above.

Thank you!
2 mars 2014 PAR Andrea
I am wondering if there will be site map uploaded in dwg format for participants of the competition? Thanks
30 janvier 2014 PAR Bureau du design
Hello Lena,

The competition will launch this 10 February, at which point the rules and the program will be made available. Until then, we can only tell you what is already public, which is this :
"The contest is open to multidisciplinary teams of architects, engineers, designers, LEED and Living Building Challenge certification experts, landscape architects and designers. Applicants may submit proposals for one, two or three components as part of a single competitive process with one deadline."
Thank you!
28 janvier 2014 PAR Lena Baden
Will this be an open competition or will it be restricted and with an honorarium for selected particiapants submitting a proposal?
6 janvier 2014 PAR Bureau du design
Hello Doris,
The competition has not been launched yet; deadlines and other participatory rules will be available then. The competition is going to launch in February.
24 décembre 2013 PAR Doris Cole, FAIA
Could you please let us know what is the deadline for submitting our proposals??

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