Morph My City Challenge (MMCC) is a two-part innovation competition aiming to encourage and reward radical new approaches to sustainable urban planning. Architects, engineers, students, city planners and innovators from around the world are invited to enter this Challenge.
Entrants in the MMCC can choose to enter one of two categories, aiming for one of two prizes:
Submissions will be accepted between 9th January and 29th May 2012, and can be made through this website. A panel of expert judges will review all entries, and the top competitors will be invited to the National Infrastructure Summit in Regina on the 10th-12th September, 2012.
After submitting your design, you will get the chance to benefit from our Mentoring Scheme
. For more information please follow this link
At the Summit, finalists will pitch their plans to an expert judging panel and audience including mayors and city planners from Canada's big cities.
Update: Announcement of the finalists
We are delighted to announce the finalists for the Greenfield Prize
and the 2040 Prize
. Three teams for each of the competitions were chosen to pitch their plans at the 2012 National Infrastructure Summit
Finalists for the 2040 Prize are:
- Ben Harack, Steven Kuski, Kyle Laskowski, Scott Hoiland and Robert Bailey from Regina, Saskatchewan – "Vision of Earth" entry
- Genevieve Cheung, Gladys Cheung, Kevin Murray, Hon Lu, Andrey Chernykh, Katerina Gloushenkova, Annie Li and Shannon Baker from Mississauga, Ontario - "Rhizome City 2040" entry
- Mitchell Reardon, Sebastien Goethals, Daly Brown and Atsushi Hagihara from Stockholm, Sweden – "Rosemont Innovation and Revitalization" entry
Finalists for the Greenfield Design Prize are:
- David Schaffer, Ben Bondzio, Juan Flechas and Dan Golden from the Humber College, Toronto, Ontario – "Elysium" entry
- Taewook Cha, New York City, New York – "Agrarian Eco-City" entry
- Jennifer Barrett and Christopher Miles Kailing, Missoula, Montana – "Recycle the Grid" entry
The press release can be found here