2022 Planning & Design Awards

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Planning & Design Awards

These awards recognize learning environments that positively impact teaching and learning and are a result of a sound planning process, and open to any project built within the last 5-years. They are specific to the identified characteristic. The projects serve the educational program and needs and expectations of the community.

  • Project of Distinction – These awards recognize projects that positively impact the learning in a community and best satisfy the criteria. Projects in this category can be awarded a Project of Distinction or Honorable Mention Award. Projects that are submitted to the MacConnell award but are not named as Finalists will be considered in this category.
  • Post-Secondary Educational – Innovative learning environments for post-secondary education.
  • Renovation – This category recognizes a renovation and/or addition project that transforms a physical space from a previous era of educational delivery to a learning environment for current instruction.
  • Small/Special Project – This is awarded to a specialized space such as: outdoor space, kitchen, addition, media center, gymnasium, community room, etc.

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