Public City Architecture Inc.

Mark Bauche

PUBLIC CITY is a transdisciplinary design studio practicing landscape architecture, architecture, urban design, and public art across Canada. The firm is owned and led by Liz Wreford and Peter Sampson.  Public City is known for its whimsical body of work usually characterized by strong uses of colour and a playful repurposing of found objects and story.

Public City is a recipient of the Governor General’s Medal in Architecture, the CSLA National Award of Excellence, the RAIC/CSLA Urban Design Award, Canadian Architect Awards, and the AZ Award to name a few. Azure and The Globe & Mail have both named Public City one of Canada’s top emerging design practices of the 21st Century.  In 2022, the firm won an international competition to design the 2SLGBTQI+ National Monument in Ottawa. The firm’s work was recently published in MacleansThe Globe and MailLandscape/Paysages, and in Leslie Jen’s recent book, Canadian Architecture, Evolving a Cultural Identity

With offices in Winnipeg and Toronto, Public City is committed to the emergence of a design-based national dialogue on urbanism as a critical part of Canadian identity, policy, and well-being.

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11-600 Clifton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 2X6 Canada

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