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Eco-didactic Turn in Art and Design in the Public Realm

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EDGE

Gabriela Garcia-Luna

2019

Regina, SK

Activism Art Completed Conceptual conservation Exhibit exhibition organization Gallery Landscape Museum Nature Private SASK Saskatchewan SK Temporary

PEHONAN

Tiffany Shaw-Collinge

2018

Edmonton, AB

ALB Alberta Architecture Art City Completed Exhibit Functional Gallery Indigenous Landscape Museum Nature Outdoor Park Permanent Play Public Sculpture Urban

PROJECT NEXTUS

Kindrachuk Agrey

2016

Saskatoon, SK

Architecture Award City Completed Functional LEED LEED Platinum Multi Use Permanent Private SASK Saskatchewan SK Urban Winner

PINE GROVE CORRECTIONAL CENTRE

aodbt architecture

2016

Spruce Home, SK

Completed Corrections Functional Gold Healthcare LEED LEED Gold Multi Use Permanent Public SASK Saskatchewan SK

ACADEMIC HEALTH SCIENCES BUILDING

Kindrachuk Agrey

2016

Saskatoon, SK

Architecture City Collaborative Completed conservation Education Functional Gold Healthcare LEED LEED Gold Multi Use Partnership Permanent Private research activity SASK Saskatchewan SK University Urban

AGRICULTURE PLACE

Gibbs Gage Architects

2016

Regina, SK

Architecture City Collaborative Completed Functional Gold LEED LEED Gold Multi Use Partnership Permanent Private SASK Saskatchewan SK Urban

220 WALL STREET

aodbt architecture

2014

Saskatoon, SK

Architecture City Completed conservation Functional Gold LEED LEED Gold Multi Use Permanent Private SASK Saskatchewan SK Urban

DOUGLAS PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Fielding International

2012

Regina, SK

Architecture Award City Collaborative Completed Education Functional Gold LEED LEED Gold Municipal Partnership Permanent Play Public SASK Saskatchewan SK Urban Winner

BIODIVERSITY CENTRE

Provencher_Roy

2011

Montréal, QC

Architecture Award City Collaborative Completed Education Exhibit Functional Gallery Gold Landscape LEED LEED Gold Montreal Multi Use Nature Outdoor Partnership Permanent Private QC QUE Quebec Québec research activity University Urban Winner

PRINCE ALBERT CAMPUS

aodbt architecture

2004

Prince Albert, SK

Architecture Cancelled Completed Functional Gold LEED LEED Gold Multi Use Permanent Private SASK Saskatchewan SK University

ARBORA

Provencher_Roy

2019

Montréal, QC

Architecture Award City Completed Functional LEED LEED Platinum Montreal Permanent Private QC QUE Quebec Québec Urban Winner

REMAI MODERN ART GALLERY

KPMB

2017

Saskatoon, SK

Architecture Award City Completed Functional Gallery Landscape LEED LEED Silver Multi Use Museum Permanent Private SASK Saskatchewan SK Urban Winner

VANCOUVER ART GALLERY

Herzog & De Meuron

2015

Vancouver, BC

Architecture B.C. BC British Columbia City Conceptual Functional Gallery Landscape Multi Use Museum Passive House Permanent Private Urban

BRANKSOME HALL

MJMA

2015

Toronto, ON

Architecture City Completed Education Functional Multi Use Permanent Play Private Urban

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE

Michael Green Architecture (MGA)

2014

Vancouver, BC

Architecture Award B.C. BC British Columbia City Completed Functional Gold Healthcare Landscape LEED Multi Use Permanent Play Private Urban Winner

TORONTO-DOMINION CENTRE

Mies van der Rohe

1969

Toronto, ON

Architecture Award City Completed Functional LEED LEED Platinum Multi Use ON ONT Ontario Partnership Permanent Private Urban Winner

BOY HOLDING A SHARK

Chen Wenling

2021

Vancouver, BC

Activism Art B.C. BC British Columbia City Collaborative Exhibit exhibition organization Landscape Municipal Outdoor Park Partnership Permanent Proposal Public Sculpture Urban

CURTISS AND VICKERS DINING HALLS

FABRIQ, ZAS Architects

2016

Borden, ON

Architecture Collaborative Completed Functional LEED LEED Silver ON ONT Ontario Permanent Private

COHABITAT QUÉBEC

Tergos

2014

Québec, QC

Architecture Award City Completed Functional Landscape LEED LEED Platinum Multi Use Permanent Private QC QUE Quebec Québec Urban Winner

SURREY WORKS YARD

RDH Architects

2015

Surrey, BC

Architecture Award B.C. BC British Columbia City Completed Functional Landscape LEED LEED Silver Multi Use Municipal Permanent Public Winner

CENTRE FOR INTERACTIVE RESEARCH ON SUSTAINABILITY

Perkins&Will

2011

Vancouver, BC

Architecture Award B.C. BC British Columbia City Completed Data Education Functional LEED LEED Platinum Multi Use Permanent Private research activity University Urban Winner

ELÄÄ

Kanva

2017

Montréal, QC

Architecture Award City Collaborative Completed Functional Landscape LEED LEED Platinum Montreal Partnership Permanent Private QC QUE Quebec Québec Urban Winner

METAMORPHOSIS

Henry Dyck, Derrick Pilon, Angela Perdue and Tammy Gaber (Laurentian University)

2016

Bergen, NO

Award City Collaborative Completed Exhibit exhibition organization International Landscape Master Student Nature Outdoor Park Partnership Public Sculpture student award Temporary University Winner

CANOPY

Kilogram Studio

2016

Toronto, ON

Architecture Art City Completed conservation Functional ON ONT Ontario Permanent Private Sculpture Urban

STADE DE SOCCER DE MONTRÉAL

Saucier + Perrotte

2015

Montréal, QC

Architecture Award City Collaborative Completed Functional Gold Landscape LEED LEED Gold Montreal Multi Use Municipal Park Partnership Permanent Play Public QC QUE Quebec Québec Urban Winner

MOSAIC CENTRE

Mansac Isaac

2015

Edmonton, AB

AB ALB Alberta Architecture Award Completed Functional LEED LEED Platinum Living Building Challenge Multi Use Permanent Private Winner

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & CHEMISTRY BUILDING

Diamond Schmitt

2015

Scarborough, ON

Architecture Award City Completed Education Functional Gold Landscape LEED LEED Gold Multi Use ON ONT Ontario Permanent Private University Urban Winner

CHINOOK REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Perkins&Will, Group2 Architecture

2015

Lethbridge, AB

AB ALB Alberta Architecture City Collaborative Completed Functional Healthcare Landscape LEED LEED Silver Multi Use Partnership Permanent Public Urban

W. GALEN WESTON CENTRE FOR FOOD

Gow Hastings Architects

2014

Whitby, ON

Architecture Award Completed Education Functional Landscape Multi Use ON ONT Ontario Permanent Private University Winner

ACTIVE HOUSE 1

superkül

2013

Thorold, ON

Active House Architecture Award Completed Functional LEED LEED Silver ON ONT Ontario Permanent Private Winner

FOLLY FOREST

Straub Thurmayr CSLA Landschaftsarchitekten

2012

Winnipeg, MB

Architecture Art Award City Collaborative Completed conservation Functional Landscape MAN Manitoba MB Nature Outdoor Park Partnership Permanent Play Public Sculpture Urban Winner

CENTREPLACE MANITOBA PAVILLION

Cibinel Architects

2010

Vancouver, BC

Architecture Award BC British Columbia City Completed Exhibit exhibition organization Functional Manitoba MB Municipal Play Public Urban Winner

COWICHAN CAMPUS

Garyali Architects

2011

Duncan, BC

Architecture Award B.C. BC British Columbia Completed conservation Data Education Functional Gold LEED LEED Gold Multi Use Nature Permanent Private University Winner

BROCK COMMONS

Acton Ostry Architects

2018

Vancouver, BC

Architecture Award B.C. BC British Columbia City Completed Education Functional LEED LEED Gold Multi Use Permanent Private University Urban Winner

PASSIVE HOUSE FACTORY

Hemsworth Architecture

2014

Mount Currie, BC

Architecture Award B.C. BC British Columbia Completed Functional Multi Use Permanent Private Winner

CORKTOWN COMMON

Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates

2012

Toronto, ON

Architecture City Collaborative Completed conservation Functional Landscape Multi Use Municipal Nature ON ONT Ontario Outdoor Park Pavilion Permanent Play Public Urban

CARRÉ SAINT-LAURENT

Provencher_Roy

2019

Montréal, QC

Architecture Award City Collaborative Completed conservation Functional Gold Landscape LEED LEED Gold Montreal Multi Use Municipal Permanent Play Private Public QC QUE Quebec Québec Urban Winner

THOMPSON CAMPUS

Architecture49

2016

Thompson, MB

Architecture Award Completed Education Functional Gold LEED LEED Gold MAN Manitoba MB Multi Use Permanent Private University Winner

ORCHARD COMMONS

Perkins&Will

2016

Vancouver, BC

Architecture Award B.C. BC British Columbia City Completed Education Functional Gold LEED LEED Gold Multi Use Permanent Private University Urban Winner

ALOUETTE PAVILION

BGLA architecture + design urbain

2016

Sept-Îles, QC

Architecture Completed Education Functional Multi Use Pavilion Permanent Private QC QUE Quebec Québec University

AESOP WESTMOUNT

Alain Carle

2016

Westmount, QC

Architecture City Completed Functional Montreal Permanent Private QC QUE Quebec Québec Urban

SLACK TECHNOLOGIES

Leckie Studio Architecture + Design

2017

Vancouver, BC

Architecture B.C. BC British Columbia Completed Functional Multi Use Permanent Private Urban

L’ESCALE

Collectif Escargo

2017

Price, QC

Architecture Art Collaborative Completed Exhibit exhibition organization Landscape Museum Nature Outdoor Park Play Private QC QUE Quebec Québec Temporary

LA CHRYSALIDE

Gabriel Lacombe and Virginie Roy-Mazoye

2017

Price, QC

Architecture Art Collaborative Completed Exhibit exhibition organization Functional Landscape Museum Nature Outdoor Park Play Private QC QUE Quebec Québec Sculpture

LA MAISON DE JACQUES

Romy Brosseau, Rosemarie Faille-Faubert and Émilie Gagné-Loranger

2017

Price, QC

Architecture Art Collaborative Completed Functional Landscape Museum Nature Outdoor Park Play Private QC QUE Quebec Québec Sculpture

PAYSAGE EUPHONIQUE

Maud Benech and Claudia Campeau (MANI)

2017

Price, QC

Architecture Art Collaborative Completed Exhibit exhibition organization Functional Landscape Nature Outdoor Park Play Private QC QUE Quebec Québec Sculpture Temporary

THE WOODSTOCK

Atelier YokYok

2017

Price, QC

Art Collaborative Completed Exhibit exhibition organization Functional Landscape Nature Outdoor Park Partnership Play Private QC QUE Quebec Québec Temporary

MCEWAN SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

LGA Architectural Partners

2017

Sudbury, ON

Architecture Completed Education Functional Multi Use ON ONT Ontario Permanent Private University

ABOVE ZONE

Marc Boutin Architectural Collaborative (MBAC)

2017

Edmonton, AB

AB ALB Alberta Architecture Award City Collaborative Exhibit Functional Landscape Multi Use Municipal Museum Nature Outdoor Park Partnership Permanent Public Urban Winner

FULL HOUSE

Michael Leckie Studio Architecture + Design

2017

Vancouver, BC

Architecture Award B.C. BC British Columbia City Completed Functional Permanent Private Winner

BV20

MoDA

2017

Calgary, AB

AB ALB Alberta Architecture Award City Completed Functional Honorable Mention Permanent Private Urban Winner

RIVER CITY 3

Saucier + Perrotte, Graham Hill, Claude Cormier

2017

Toronto, ON

Architecture Award City Collaborative Completed Functional Gold Landscape LEED LEED Gold ON ONT Ontario Permanent Private Urban

PROJET BONAVENTURE

Various contributors

2018

Montréal, QC

Architecture Art Award City Collaborative Completed Fixed Landscape Montreal Municipal Outdoor Park Partnership Play Public QC QUE Quebec Québec Sculpture Transit Urban Winner

BILL FISCH FOREST STEWARDSHIP

DIALOG

2018

York, ON

Architecture Award Completed conservation Education Fixed Functional ILFI LEED LEED Platinum Living Building Challenge Multi Use Museum Nature ON ONT Ontario Outdoor Park Public Winner

ONE PLANET LIVING

Diamond Schmitt, DTAH

2018

Guelph, ON

Architecture City Conceptual Fixed Functional Landscape Multi Use ON ONT Ontario Partnership Private Proposal Urban Winner

BORDEN PARK PAVILION

GH3

2018

Edmonton, AB

AB ALB Alberta Architecture Award City Completed Fixed Functional Landscape Multi Use Municipal Outdoor Pavilion Play Public Urban Winner

HIGH FUNCTION

RDH Architects

2018

Brampton, ON

Architecture Award City Completed Fixed Functional Gold LEED LEED Gold Multi Use Municipal ON ONT Ontario Public Urban Winner

KILN BUILDING

LGA Architectural Partners

2018

Toronto, ON

Architecture Award City Completed conservation Fixed Functional Landscape LEED LEED Platinum Multi Use ON ONT Ontario Partnership Private Public Urban Winner

GRIT LAB

John H. Daniels faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design

2018

Toronto, ON

Architecture City Completed Data Fixed Functional Landscape Multi Use ON ONT Ontario Outdoor Private research activity University Urban

RAW:CHURCHILL

AUX: Projects

2018

Churchill, MB

Architecture Completed Functional Landscape MAN Manitoba MB Movable Nature Outdoor Play Public

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY ICT BUILDING

Barry Johns Architecture

2002

Calgary, AB

AB Alberta Architecture City Completed Education Functional Multi Use Private University Urban

BIBLIOTHÈQUE RAYMOND-LÉVESQUE

Atelier TAG, Joidin, Lamarre & Pratte

2011

Saint-Hubert, QC

Architecture Award Completed Functional Landscape Multi Use Municipal Public QC QUE Quebec Québec Winner

JAC SCIENCE & HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES BUILDING

Saucier + Perrotte

2009

Ste. Anne-de-Bellevue

Architecture Completed Education Functional Multi Use Private QC QUE Quebec Québec University

SEED CATCHERS

Éveline Gallant Fournier

2013

Miscou Island, NB

Art Exhibit Landscape Nature NB New Brunswick Outdoor Public

TREE TOWER

Precht

2017

Toronto, ON

Architecture Art City Conceptual Functional Municipal ON Ontario Private Proposal Urban

JOYCE CENTER – MOHAWK COLLEGE

mcCallumSather, B+H Architects

2018

Hamilton, ON

Architecture Award City Completed Functional Multi Use ON Ontario Private University Urban Winner

STGM HEAD OFFICE

STGM Architectes Associés

2015

Ville de Québec, QC

Architecture City Completed Functional Private QC QUE Quebec Québec Urban

SHERBOURNE COMMON PAVILION

PFS Studio

2010

Toronto, ON

Architecture Art City Completed Gold Landscape LEED LEED Gold Multi Use Municipal Nature ON Ontario Outdoor Pavilion Play Public Sculpture Urban Winner

SERPENTINE MOUNDS

Ian Lazarus, Badanna Zack

2004

Toronto, ON

Activism Art City Completed Exhibit exhibition organization Municipal Museum Nature ON Ontario Outdoor Public Sculpture Urban

WATERSPEAK – RIVER RUN

Dana Claxton

2000

Vancouver, BC

Activism Art BC British Columbia City Completed Exhibit Gallery Indigenous Nature Public

QUEEN RICHMOND CENTRE WEST

Sweeny & Co. Architects

2016

Toronto, ON

Architecture City Completed conservation Functional Gold Landscape LEED LEED Gold Multi Use Municipal ON Ontario Public Sculpture Urban

KEEP IT IN THE GROUND

Onaman Collective

2017

Serpent River First Nation, ON

Activism Art Indigenous ON Ontario Outdoor Public

HYLOZOIC GROUND

Philip Beesley, Living Architecture Systems Group

2010

Ottawa, ON

Architecture Art Completed Exhibit exhibition organization Museum ON Ontario Public Sculpture University Winner

FIELD WORK

Gerald Beaulieu

2010

Charlottetown, PEI

Art Exhibit Museum Outdoor PEI Prince Edward Island Public Sculpture

DEEP TIME

Ackers & Gilligan

2013

Toronto, ON

Art Completed Exhibit Museum ON Ontario Public

COMPLEXE ENVIRONMENTAL DE SAINT-MICHEL

Internal Consortium (Iberville, Papineau Nord et Boisé sectors) BC2 (Papineau Sud) & Lemay

2017

Montréal, QC

Architecture Landscape Montreal Municipal Outdoor Public QC QUE Quebec Québec Winner

BLUESHORE FINANCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTRE

McFarland Marceau Architects Ltd

2012

Brackendale, BC

Architecture BC British Columbia Completed Education LEED Outdoor University Winner

HUMBER ARBORETUM CENTER FOR URBAN ECOLOGY

Taylor Hazell Architects

2007

Toronto, ON

Architecture Education ON Ontario Public University

ARBORETUM DE MONTRÉAL INTERPRETIVE TRAIL

Vlan Paysages

2015

Montréal, QC

Architecture Art Landscape Montreal Outdoor Play Public QC Quebec Québec

GARDEN CITY PARK PLAYGROUND

Space2Place

2008

Richmond, BC

Architecture Art Award B.C. BC British Columbia Completed Functional Landscape Multi Use Municipal Nature Outdoor Park Permanent Play Public Sculpture

UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH-HUMBER

Birgit Siber, Diamond and Schmitt Architects + RHL Architects

2004

Toronto, ON

Architecture Award City Completed Data Education Functional ON ONT Ontario Outdoor University Urban Winner

WOOD INNOVATION AND DESIGN CENTRE

Michael Green Architecture (MGA)

2014

Prince George, BC

Architecture Award B.C. BC British Columbia Collaborative Completed Data Education Functional Multi Use Partnership Permanent Private research activity University Urban Winner

THE NEST (SONGBIRD PROJECT)

Claire Bédat

1998

Vancouver, BC

Activism Art B.C. BC British Columbia Completed Data Exhibit Nature Sculpture Temporary

WATERLOO YMCA ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTRE

Charles Simon Architect Inc.

1996, 2002

Waterloo, ON

Architecture Data Education

NK’MIP DESERT CULTURAL CENTRE

Hotson Bakker Boniface Haden Architects + Urbanistes Osoyoos

2006

Osoyoos, BC

Architecture Art Award B.C. BC British Columbia Collaborative Completed conservation Data Education Exhibit Gallery Indigenous Landscape Multi Use Museum Nature Partnership Permanent Public Winner

FIFTH TOWN ARTISAN CHEESE COMPANY

Lapointe Architects

2008

Prince Edward, ON

Architecture Completed Data Gallery LEED LEED Platinum Multi Use Museum ON ONT Ontario Permanent Private

URBAN PRAIRIE

Claude Cormier + Associés

2012

Gatineau, QC

Architecture City Collaborative Completed Data Functional Gallery Landscape Multi Use Municipal Museum Public QC QUE Quebec Québec

JUST FISH

Pam Hall

1997

Newfoundland

Art Data

EXTRACTION

Pierre Belanger

2016

Canadian Pavilion, 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice IT

Activism Art City Completed Data Exhibit Gallery International Landscape Pavilion Public Sculpture Temporary

KING STREET WEST Condominiums

BIG

2020

Toronto, ON

Architecture City Collaborative Conceptual Data Fixed Functional Landscape Multi Use ON ONT Ontario Permanent Proposal Urban

QUAYSIDE ON THE BAYSIDE

Sidewalk Labs (Google)

2020

Toronto, ON

Architecture City Collaborative Conceptual Data Fixed Functional Landscape Multi Use ON ONT Ontario Outdoor Permanent Private Proposal Urban

NOWHERE 2 / NULLE PART 2

BGL

2008

Don River, Toronto, ON

Activism Art City Collaborative Completed Data Landscape ON ONT Ontario Outdoor Park Partnership Public Sculpture Temporary

BEDAZZLED BOX

DIALOG Alberta, Perkins+ Will Canada

2011

Calgary, AB

AB ALB Alberta Architecture Award Completed Data Functional LEED LEED Platinum Multi Use Permanent Private University Urban Winner

(RE)AL-LOCATION

Ursula Johnson

2017

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, NS

Art Data Fixed Nova Scotia NS Temporary

WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD

Gerard Beaulieu

2018

Charlottetown, PEI

Activism Art Completed Data Gallery Landscape Movable Museum PE PEI Prince Edward Island Private Sculpture Travelling

COZY

Shirley Wiebe

2009

Vancouver, BC

Activism Art B.C. BC British Columbia Completed conservation Data Nature Outdoor Park Public Sculpture Temporary

SUSTAINABILITY STREET – University of British Colombia

Space 2 Place Design Inc.

2006

South Granville, Vancouver, BC

Data Landscape

TELUS GARDEN

Henriquez Partners Architects

2015

Vancouver, BC

Architecture Award BC British Columbia City Completed Data Functional Gold LEED LEED Gold Permanent Private Urban

INTEGRATED LEARNING CENTRE – Beamish Munro Hall

Bregman + Hamann Architect

2004

Kingston, ON

Architecture Award Completed Data Education Functional Multi Use ON ONT Ontario Permanent Private University

REMEDIATE

Christina Kingsbury

2014

Guelph, ON

Activism Art City Collaborative Completed Data Exhibit Landscape Nature ON ONT Ontario Outdoor Public Temporary

RED RIVER COLLEGE ROBLIN CENTRE

Cibinel Corbett

2003

Winnipeg, MB

Architecture Award City Completed Data Education Functional MAN Manitoba MB Permanent University Urban Winner

BOYNE RIVER ECOLOGY CENTRE

Douglas Pollard

1994

Shelburne, ON

Architecture Completed conservation Data Education Exhibit Functional Landscape Multi Use Museum Nature ON ONT Ontario Outdoor Park Permanent Private University

REQUIEM FOR A GLACIER

Paul Walde

2013

Kootenay Land District, BC

Activism Art B.C. BC British Columbia Collaborative Completed Conceptual Data Exhibit exhibition organization Indigenous Landscape Nature Outdoor Park Play Travelling

Round Table event held at the 4th Space, Concordia University

November 21, 2019 from 4:00-6:00 pm

 

Led by: Carmela Cucuzzella, Cynthia Hammond, Jean-Pierre Chupin

With the IDEAS-BE research team:

Sherif Goubran, Gabriel Pena, Morteza Hazbei, Aristofanis Soulikias, Firdous Nizar

 

Eco-themes covered: cultural, political, green machines, utopian ideals, social

For more info:

Eco-didactic Funding

Eco-Didactic Turn in Art and Design Installations for the Public Realm

Funding: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC IG) + CURC

Description: This research program will map and theorize a new type of environmental art practice in Canadian urban contexts, which has emerged over the past two decades. This new art form which has been developing a characteristic “explanatory discourse”, or rhetorical strategy within the public realm, crosses the disciplines of art, environmental design, and architecture. We provisionally name this art form the “eco-art installation”. This distinct mode of public installation does not only attempt to persuade the viewer of ecological priorities; rather, it is driven by the urgent need to explain, and thus constitutes an entirely new form of explanatory discourse that places, what we are calling “eco-lessons”, squarely in the public realm. We hold that these new artistic “devices” testify to a historic change in citizens’ relationship to over-whelming environmental issues in the past two decades. In the growing gap between collective awareness and individual engagement, artists have found new terrain as agents of public enlightenment

Responsible:

Carmela Cucuzzella

Cynthia Hammond

Jean-Pierre Chupin

Research Assistants:

Sherif Goubran

Morteza Hazbei

Gabriel Pena

Aristofanis Soulikias

Angie Arsenault

Firdous Nizar

Chanelle Lalonde

Anghelos Coulon


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