The City of Edmonton and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) believe it is important to promote public and private awareness of the role of urban design.
Every two years, since 2005, the City and the RAIC have co-hosted the Edmonton Urban Design Awards to recognize individuals, organizations, firms and projects that have contributed to urban design and the quality of life in Edmonton.
Betsy Williamson has been included in the five leading voices on urban design will be speaking at Stanley Milner Library, on Thursday October 8, 2015, discussing their perspectives on urban design and its contribution to public spaces.
These experts are known for their work nationally and internationally, and come from varied backgrounds:
Eduardo Aquino, Artist, Winnipeg, MB
Anne Cormier, Architect, Montreal, QC
Christopher Phillips, Landscape Architect, Vancouver, BC
Gordon Price, Planner, Vancouver, BC
Betsy Williamson, Architect, Toronto, ON
They are in Edmonton as jurors for the 2015 Edmonton Urban Design Awards.