Launching event of the competition in Toronto

Toronto, 6 March 2015: conferences and debates on the “Middle city passages” organized by the University of Toronto for the launching of the competition. With Leslie Woo (Metrolinx), Richard Sommer (dean of the University), Paul Hess (professor at the University), Pierre-Alain Trevelo (architect, TVK, France), Harold Madi (Director of the Design department of the Municipality of Toronto), Marcel Smets (scientific director of the programme Passages) and Maarten Van Acker (steering committee member of the programme Passages).


International Competition Launch & Public Information session

John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

 Presentation of Metrolinx, Leslie Woo
  IVM Presentation, by Maarten Van Acker
Passages Overview, by Marcel Smets
Remarks and Conclusion, by Richard Sommer  


3:00pm – 7:30pm

Welcome, Richard Sommer
Passages, lecture by Marcel Smets
 Suburban passages, by Paul Hess
Round table – introduction by Paul Hess, moderation by Richard Sommer – with Pierre Alain Trévelo, Harold Madi, Marcel Smets and Leslie Woo
Lecture, Pierre Alain Trévelo
Conclusion,  Richard Sommer