Main Street Design Challenge

ICOMOS Canada is proud to partner with the Canadian Urban Institute. We invite you to participate in the Main Stream Design Challenge. The Design Challenge is a coordinated engagement effort for all Canadians interested in design to envision the future of Main Streets.


  • Design Challenge launch June 1, 2020
  • Submission portal open June 22, 2020
  • Cycle 1 deadline (PASSED)
  • Cycle 2 deadline (PASSED)
  • Cycle 3 deadline September 18, 2020
  • Playbook full release October 5, 2020 (World Architecture Day)

Note: Cycles deadlines are 3 separate deadlines, and are meant to encourage earlier submissions.

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