2020 Design Challenge

On October 29th and 30th, teams of post-secondary landscape design students will work together with younger students and design professionals to design a new natural schoolyard!

WELCOME TO THE DESIGN CHALLENGE!

Due to COVID-19 the Design Challenge will work a little bit differently, but the outcome will be the same: People of all ages working together to design nature back into our lives!

There has never been a more important time for all generations to work together to create nature-rich spaces where we live work and play.

This year, teams of designers will work together remotely with the students, teachers and parents at St. Michael Catholic and Nicholson Catholic College to design a nature-rich schoolyard in Belleville, ON.

In Partnership with:

MEET THE PROFESSIONALS!

The virtual design charrette teams will be lead by the fun and talented group of landscape design professionals at Wentworth Landscape and Brydges Landscape Architecture!

Watch the video and visit their website to learn more about the Wentworth team.

MEET THE STUDENTS!

Teams of landscape design students from Niagara College, Seneca College and the University of Guelph will work together with teams of Grade 6-10 students from Nicholson Catholic College. 

Prior to the online design charrette, Nicholson students will complete a site analysis through a series of activities with their classes.  The results of these site analyses will be discussed with the older students to create a basis for new design concepts for the schoolyard.

GET TO KNOW THE SITE!

NICHOLSON CATHOLIC COLLEGE & ST MICHAEL CATHOLIC SCHOOL

All post-secondary students should familiarize themselves with the site prior to the start of the charrette on October 29th:

CLICK HERE FOR SITE PHOTOS

CLICK HERE FOR BASE PLAN PDF

CLICK HERE FOR BASE PLAN DWG

CLICK HERE FOR BASE PLAN DXF

CLICK HERE FOR ZOOMED SECTIONS PDF

CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO KEY

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