The Department of Canadian Heritage invited professional artists, landscape architects, architects, and other urban design professionals to submit to design a new national monument in Ottawa.

The Department of Canadian Heritage is launching a national design competition inviting teams of professional artists, landscape architects, architects and other urban design professionals to create a design concept for the LGBTQ2+ National Monument. 

This is the first phase of a two-phase competition: the Request for Qualifications will evaluate qualifications to create a shortlist of up to five design teams, and the Request for Proposals will invite the finalists to develop concepts and select a winning proposal.

By submitting a submission, design teams confirm that they have read the entire Request for Qualifications and that:

  • they consider themselves to meet all the mandatory eligibility requirements outlined in the document;
  • all information provided is complete, true and accurate;
  • they agree to be bound by the instructions, clauses and conditions of this Request for Qualifications and accept the clauses and conditions should they be invited submit a proposal as part of the Request for Proposals.

Contact information

Joelle Theriault

For more information on this design competition, please visit the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) link here.

Deadline: January 5, 2021