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  1. Sir Winston Churchill Square 2012

  2. METROPOLIS • Festival is unique to Edmonton and is based on the history and technological developments of cold weather construction in a winter city. • Draws on the imagination of Edmonton artists, architects, the international design community and the citizens of the Capital Region. • The festival is green and sustainable.

  3. Children’sZone

  4. Enclosed in plywood and heated with glycol radiant heating system. Will consist of up to 9 structures. Constructed from Aluma Systems scaffolding covered in white shrink wrap. METROPOLIS 2012 The festival will be green, sustainable and the majority of materials will be rented. Offers a sheltered atmosphere suitable for winter conditions in the Edmonton Capital Region. Ground floor program space will have an entrance and exit.

  5. Concept and Design The Demonstration Project will include heat, lights and entertainment. Utilize cold weather construction technology. Each structure will include a light, sound show and program space. Inaugural year will feature structures designed by architects selected by Events Edmonton. This process will assist in the development of design guidelines for a international design competition. The Children’s Zone will be the mascot of the Festival.

  6. Community based program. • Based on the imagination of the community. • Accessible to those who are physically challenged. • Showcase communications technology. • Visual appeal: night and day. • Truly Made for Edmonton. • Unique: Only festival of its kind in the world. • Sustainable: all assets rented and reusable. Project Rationale • Develops on existing winter programming initiatives in the downtown. • Broad based appeal: regional and international. • Winter city festival. • Animates Sir Winston Churchill Square in the winter. • Annual international design competition. • Multi-disciplinary: blends art and construction industry. • Promote civic pride. • Showcase winter construction technology.

  7. Marketing and Promotions • International Design Competition. • Name the Mascot Competition (Capital Region Schools). • METROPOLIS Event Guide. • METROPOLIS Raffle. • Television, radio, print and internet. • People’s Choice Awards (Best Structure/Design). • Events Edmonton website. • Sponsor annual report publications. • Visual art magazines. • T-shirts, pins and winter clothing. • Architectural publications. • Construction and scaffolding publications. • Travel and festival publications. • Multi-media publications. • New technology publications. • Professional association publications.

  8. Truly Made For Edmonton Professional Building 1961

  9. Winter In Downtown Edmonton

  10. Sir Winston Churchill Square 2012

  11. Structure Design PLAN VIEW CROSS SECTION VIEW

  12. LEGEND: A – Observation Tower B – Community Centre C – ProCura D – Children’s Zone E – Information Technology F – Edmonton Transit G – Snow Bar H – Alberta Pavilion I – Taste of Winter J – Sculptural Form METROPOLIS 2012

  13. Community Centre • (70’ x 70’ – 4900 Sq Ft) Gene Dub, Dub Architects, Edmonton, AB • A multi-purpose space • Activities may include • Winter Craft Sale, Chinese • New Year and Night of • Artists. • Guided tours of the upper • structure will offered. • Available to rent • ProCura • (40’ x 40’ – 1600 Sq Ft) • ProCura, Edmonton, AB • Display to be developed • by ProCura. • Observation Tower • (25’ x 25’ – 625 Sq Ft) • Craig Henderson, HIP Architects, Edmonton, AB • Connected to Centennial • Pavilion • View of the festival site. • Media centre with televison broadcast 2012 Structure and Program Details • Children’s Zone • (40’ x 60’ – 2400 Sq Ft) • Giuseppe Albi, Edmonton, AB • Programs for children • including crafts and • interactive play ground. • Guided tours of the upper • structure will offered. • Edmonton Transit Exhibit • (40’ x 40’ – 1200 Sq Ft) • Randall Stout, Stout Architects, Los Angeles, US. • The past, present and future • of public transportation in • Edmonton. • Information Technology • (40’ x 40’ – 1600 Sq Ft) • Taymoore Balbaa, Atlier3am, Toronto, ON • Information, entertainment • and exhibits from the • Great Northern Cities • Consortium. • Taste of Winter • (40’ x 100’ – 4000 Sq Ft) • Bill Chomik, Kasian Architecture • Soups, stews, chili's and • breads from around the • world. • Alberta Pavilion • (40’ x 40’ – 1600 Sq Ft) • Jeremy Sturgess, Sturgess Architecture, Calgary, AB • Alberta Tourist Zone • Entertainment • Interactive Exhibits • Snow Bar • (40’ x 40’ – 1600 Sq Ft) • Richard Isaacs, Manasc Isaacs Architects, Edmonton, AB. • Beverages and light • snacks. • Available for rent.

  14. February 2011 March - August • Presentation to City of • Edmonton Executive • Committee. • Demonstration Project • event. • Technical data from • Demonstration Project • Develop implementation • schedule. Production Schedule • Hire Project Manager. • Finalize structure sizes • and site plan. • Finalize structure designs. • Structure engineering. • Secure all funds and • complete grant • applications. • Initiate development plan. Demonstration Project October - November December September • Announce Mascot Naming • competition winner. • Produce promotional • materials. • Produce souvenirs and • memorabilia. • Aluma Systems sets up • structures at their facility • Produce METROPOLIS • event guide. • Media Launch • Announce event • Mascot naming competition • Release designs • Implement staffing and • volunteer plans. • Secure all permits. • Commence setup of 99th • Street and 102 A Avenue. • Setup of Sir Winston • Churchill Square • structures. • Setup of 102 A Avenue • Mascot Structure. • METROPOLIS official • opening at 7 pm on • 31 December 2011. January 2012 February March • Wrap-up meetings with all • stakeholders. • Final wrap-up report for • the Events Edmonton • Board. • Begin planning process • for 2013 METROPOLIS. • Event ends 20 February • 2012. • Complete tear down and • clean-up of Sir Winston • Churchill Square.

  15. Building Materials and Equipment Aluma Systems

  16. Shrink-WrapProjects Wrapped Reichstag Art project completed in 1995 by Christo and Jeanne-Claude Shellburn Fuel Storage Tank Integral Containments

  17. Truly Made For Edmonton Sustainable Imaginative International Unique

  18. Presented 9 February 2011 Edmonton, AB Canada Proud producers of: A Taste of Edmonton New Year’s Eve Downtown