The 2018 Warming Huts Competition is now open for submissions. Supported by the Manitoba Association of Architects, the competition seeks proposals for a warming hut or art installation. A jury will select the winning designs based on their creativity in use of materials, providing shelter, assembly & form, integration with the landscape, and ease of construction. Winning entries will be placed along the Red River Mutual Trail located on the Assiniboine and Red rivers in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
The budget for the creation and construction of each project is $16, 500 (CAN). This budget is divided in the following fashion:
• up to $3,500.00 for the designers’ honorarium
• up to $7,500.00 (including taxes) for the purchase of materials and/or the employment of consultants
necessary for the realization of the project. This budget is managed jointly by The Forks and the designer
• up to $4,000.00 for labour costs for the construction of the project
• up to $1,500.00 for Construction Management conducted by The Forks
Up to $1,000.00 is available for accommodation expenses and up to $ 2, 500.00 is available for airfare. All travel
expenses are only applicable to foreign teams.