Artscape Youngplace

Design Challenge

Ontario Tire Stewardship believes in community, innovation and sustainability. Through our student Design Challenge, we fostered innovation, inspiring new uses for recycled tires.

The goal of the challenge was to ignite creativity and inventive environmental landscape architecture and industrial designs to showcase the aesthetics, functionality and high performance of Ontario tire-derived products. The competition created a unique opportunity for design leaders of tomorrow to develop conceptual proposals and influence real construction. Today, three community spaces have benefited from the program and were revitalized using recycled tire materials.

As with previous years, the competition created a unique opportunity for design leaders of tomorrow to develop conceptual proposals and influence real construction. The competition was open to all design, architecture and landscape students enrolled at a post-secondary institution in Ontario.

On September 19th, 2017 OTS was proud to officially unveil the revitalized community space at Artscape Youngplace. Joining us as we celebrated were: Councillor Mike Layton; LoriAnn Girvan, Artscape COO; Andrea Nemtin, Inspirit Foundation President & CEO; students from the winning design teams; Artscape Youngplace tenants and community members.

Congratulations again, to our winning design teams:

Landscape Design – University of Toronto: Tom Kwok, Andrey Chernykh, Leonard Flot
Industrial Design – Sheridan College: Alexandra D’Oliveira, Michael Mofina, Patrick Marchent, Neil Smith

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Check out pictures from our Artscape Youngplace Reveal Event & Celebration!

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