2019 International Garden Festival - Call for proposals
Ландшафтные дизайнеры и архитекторы приглашаются к участию в юбилейном 20-м канадском фестивале садов Reford Gardens. Задача – создать интерактивные зеленые простратства, интересные взрослым и детям. Бюджет на реализацию каждого сада – € 20 000.
The International Garden Festival is launching a call for proposals to select designers to create the new temporary gardens for the Festival for its 20th edition to be held on the site of Les Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens.
This call for proposals is open to Canadian and international landscape architects, architects, artists and multidisciplinary teams
For its 20th anniversary edition, the Festival is seeking to explore new directions and continue our exploration of play. “Terrains de jeu” is fertile ground for creativity, encompassing both the notion of compact space and play. The Festival is encouraging designers to imagine spaces that work within the confines of modest parcels all the while offering a big punch. Confronting the planetary challenges of needing to limit growth, developing sustainably and minimizing our ecological impact, the 2019 Festival is a venue where designers will explore the principals of voluntary simplicity all the while offering a footprint for fun. The interactive spaces chosen through this competition will excite, enthrall and envelop visitors. They will be child-friendly without being childish, adventurous without being unsafe. Explore, experiment and celebrate – this is the effect we want the 2019 Festival to have on every one of our 60,000 visitors.
This call for proposals is open to all landscape architects, architects, artists and multidisciplinary teams from Canada and abroad. Applicants are limited to one proposal, either as individuals or multidisciplinary teams. The Festival encourages participants to form multidisciplinary teams to include a landscape architect, architect, artist, designer, engineer, horticulturist, botanist, teacher, scientist, etc. The objective is to favour an approach that encompasses various design disciplines and expertise from various quarters.
For the 20th edition of the Festival, we will be launching a parallel program for young designers in their twenties (“la vingtaine”) to curate and create a series of experimental landscapes that will be built and developed over the summer months as part of a creative camp. This competition will also be open to students studying in design, environment or other fields.