Consultation with Montréal design and architecture stakeholders : it's happening on October 23!

September 17, 2018

Montréal has engaged the Institut du Nouveau Monde (INM) to assemble civil society and all stakeholders concerned by the issues surrounding the quality of buildings and of public- and private-sector development within the city to take part in developing the first Montreal Agenda for Quality in Design and Architecture 

Are you a professional or an entrepreneur? Do you represent a business, institution, or organization? Are you a citizen or service user? If so, your opinions and ideas for facing the challenges related to sustainability and excellence in urban development are vital. This consultation will be organized by topic and take the form of discussions and creative workshops.  Registration for one or more of these workshops is free but mandatory.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Société des Arts Technologiques (18 years +), 1201 Boul. Saint-Laurent, Montréal 


1 p.m.                         

1:30–2:30 p.m.             
Workshop no. 1
Excellence in urban development: the design and architectural skills required

2:45–3:45 p.m.             
Workshop no. 2
Quality standards for qualifying and selecting city suppliers (purchase of professional goods and services)

4–5 p.m.                     
Workshop no. 3
How to encourage high-quality work from the private- and public-sector in Montréal

5–6 p.m.                     

6–7 p.m.                      
Workshop no. 4          
The roles and powers of Montréal citizens in defining the city’s built environment and development

7:15–8:15 p.m.             
Workshop no. 5
Developing an inclusive design culture for Montreal

8:15–8:30 p.m.             

About the Montréal Agenda for Quality in Design and Architecture

With a vision focused on developing a shared culture of design through a participatory and inclusive process, the Agenda is intended to serve as a municipal tool for mobilization and engagement toward the well-being of present and future generations. It is being developed through a process of consultation and joint action with design and architecture practitioners, managers and professionals working for the boroughs, and core municipal departments, along with many public- and private-sector stakeholders concerned with Montréal’s urban, economic, social, and cultural development.

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About the Institut du Nouveau Monde (INM)

The Institut du Nouveau Monde is a non-partisan organization whose mission is to increase citizen participation in democratic life. INM’s work encourages citizen participation and helps to develop citizenship skills, strengthen social cohesion, and heighten appreciation for democratic institutions.

For more information about the day of consultation’s agenda:

Institut du Nouveau Monde
Laureline Gellie, service designer and project manager
Tél. : 514 934-5999, ext 226

Ville de Montréal
Bureau du design, Service du développement économique
Sylvie Champeau, counselor, analyst, project control and management
Tél. : 514 872-2023