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EVENT: 2021 Margolese National Design for Living – October 22


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2021 Margolese National Design for Living

WHERE: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville St, Vancouver, BC
DATE & TIME: Friday, October 22,  6:30 p.m. PDT
REGISTRATION: Free. To register for in-person seating, please visit: If you would like to attend but can’t make it out, please email for a link to a live stream of the event.

The official 2021 Margolese National Design for Living Award ceremony will celebrate ecological designer Nina-Marie Lister’s extraordinary achievements in biodiversity and climate resilience. 

The free event will comprise a presentation of Lister’s work, and a panel discussion with distinguished design professionals and scholars:

  • Jill Anholt, Public Artist and Principal, Jill Anholt Studio
  • Julia Czerniak, Associate Dean and Professor of Architecture at Syracuse University
  • Kees Lokman, Associate Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of British Columbia
  • Moderated by Mary Rowe, President and CEO at The Canadian Urban Institute

Speaking across the disciplines and amplifying the deep design work of architects, landscape architects, artists, planners, and ecologists, this group will shed light on the importance of transdisciplinary work and compassionate co-creation in a time of incredible urgency.


For more information on the award and event visit Margolese National Design Prize for Living website.