Status: Inaugurated Location: Quartier des spectacles Type of project: Removable furniture Program: This competition is one of the five “shukôs,” or creative challenges, issued during the Pecha Kucha Night for Elected Officials by the Mayor of Montréal as part of the commitments made by the Ville de Montréal and its partners in the Action Plan 2007–2017 – Montréal, Cultural Métropolis. One of the goals of this plan is to promote excellence in design and architecture by widening the use of competitions. Principal contractors:
First selection: Candidate submission Second selection: Paid presentation
Number of competitors: 13 Number of finalists: 5
Scope: Provincial (Québec) Targeted professionals: Professionals in the field of design or a related field, particularly in industrial design, architecture and landscape architecture.
Type of presentation: Before a jury Public presentation: None
Professional advisor: Véronique Rioux Steering committee: Yes Technical committee: No
The competition program was prepared by the Quartier des spectacles Partnership project manager in collaboration with the professional advisor.
The competition rules were prepared by the professional advisor.
Competition duration: 4 months Launch of call for candidates: June 8, 2009 End of stage 1 (selection of finalists): June 25, 2009 End of stage 2 (selection of winner): October 5, 2009 Jury deliberations: October 7-8, 2009
Subsequent stages: Official inauguration: 2012
Ville de Montréal
Quartier international de Montréal
Quartier des spectacles Partnership
Competition budget: $100,000
Fees paid to the finalists: $15,000 Other fees (e.g.: professional advisor, jury, technical experts, etc.): $25,000