First selection: Anonymous proposal Second selection: Paid presentation
Number of competitors: 44 Number of finalists: 5
Scope: National (Canada) Targeted professionals: All professionals working in one of the following areas: in design (architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, urban design, interior design, environmental design, industrial design, graphic design) OR event design OR multimedia OR literature OR performing arts (set designer, director, choreographer, music, light and video designer) OR visual and media arts.
Type of presentation: Before a jury Public presentation: None
Professional advisor: Véronique Rioux Steering committee: No Technical committee: No
Program prepared by the Quartier des spectacles Partnership and the Bureau du design de la Ville de Montréal in collaboration with the professional advisor.
Competition rules prepared by the professional advisor.
Competition duration: 3 months Launch of call for candidates: January 31, 2013 End of stage 1 (selection of finalists): March 28, 2013 End of stage 2 (selection of winner): April 25, 2013 Jury deliberations: May 2, 2013
Subsequent stages: Temporary installation: December 11, 2013 to February 2, 2014 Official inauguration: December 11, 2013
Funding source: Ville de Montréal
Competition budget: $44,500 Fees paid to the finalists: $5,000 Other fees (e.g.: professional advisor, jury, technical experts, etc.): $19,500 Production budget: $275,000
Turnkey project comprising production and professional fees. Competition costs represent 16.18% of the project’s production budget.
Communication activities and tools
Exhibition of the finalist proposals and unveiling of the winning project. The president of the jury explains the selection of the project. The winner explains his project.