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PARK(ing) Day Calgary

PARK(ing) Day is an annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and designers collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into PARK(ing) spaces—temporary public spaces.

The project aims to encourage critical thought and to spark our imaginations about how public spaces can be used.

​The City of Calgary, in partnership with the Alberta Association of Landscape Architects, invite you to transform an everyday parking stall into experimental design and showcase the creative ways you think urban public space could be used.

Locations: Various locations around the city
Dates: September 18 – 20, 2020

PARK(ing) Day Grants

Alberta Association of Landscape Architects will be awarding two (2) $1,000 grants this year, available to students, artists, and citizens. Business and organizations are not eligible. Please indicate on the application form if you would like to be considered.

Submissions will be reviewed by an AALA jury and grant recipients will be informed by August 28, 2020.

PARK(ing) Day Competition

This year the Alberta Association of Landscape Architects (AALA) will be awarding PARK(ing) Day installations by jury, for most creative, most colourful and judge’s choice. The people’s choice award will be determined through social media voting. The competition is open to all participants. Winners will be announced on September 18, 2020.

  • Most creative
  • Most colourful
  • Judge’s choice
  • People’s favourite
What are the Submission Requirements?

Anyone can submit an application and visual representation to participate in PARK(ing) Day by the deadline of August 21, 2020, to kate.zago@calgary.ca.​ Space is limited though.

For more information, visit calgary.ca.

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