POOL A: Jury and design review panel members
Close to 90 applications were received from experts in various fields of design interested in filling roles as members of design competition juries or review panels. These professionals have extremely varied skill sets in areas such as architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, interior architecture and industrial design, as well as project management, ergonomics, sociology, urban planning and environmental science.
The pool of experts resulting from this call for expressions of interest constitutes a rich bank of resources from all planning and design disciplines, practitioners and theoreticians alike, whose work has an impact on Montrealers' living environments.
Ensuring a range of backgrounds, resources and education will better position us to make certain that future juries and panels reflect the multitude of points of view that must be considered in development, construction, space design and creative projects.
POOL B: Professional consultants
More than 15 professionals in all fields of design expressed interest in taking on mandates as professional consultants for the co-ordination of design competitions and/or panels: this is excellent news, as these processes are becoming more widespread and Montréal seeks to expand its available supply of providers with the required skills.
The lists of names in each pool can be made available to all city divisions and boroughs.