Nina-Marie Lister awarded 2021 Margolese National Design for Living Prize
VANCOUVER: The League congratulates Nina-Marie Lister, recipient of the 2021 Margolese National Design for Living Prize, awarded by the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. ?
“Nina-Marie Lister is Professor and Graduate Director at the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson University (renaming in process), where she founded the Ecological Design Lab, Canada’s first hands-on community-based research incubator focused on applied urban ecology and design. Through the lab, funded by national research and foundation grants, Lister engages, trains, and supports students working directly with professionals and communities to advance research and develop tangible solutions to complex, transdisciplinary problems such as climate resilience, urban biodiversity, and human wellbeing.?
She is also the founding principal of PLANDFORM, which engages a wide range of practitioners including ecologists, artists, landscape architects, engineers, and planners in collaborative projects aimed at transforming the way communities think about and interact with natural and built environments.”?
 UBC SALA announces Nina-Marie Lister as winner of the Margolese National Design for Living Prize, September 28, 2021. Margolese National Design for Living Prize. ?
Margolese National Design for Living Prize
Established through an estate gift to UBC by the late Leonard Herbert Margolese, the Margolese National Design for Living Prize recognizes a Canadian designer in early to mid-career whose work and advocacy in the built environment addresses the pressing human and environmental challenges of our time and improves peoples’ lives and communities. The Prize is awarded by the University of British Columbia’s School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) whose commitment is to educate the next generation of architects, landscape architects and urban designers to become creative leaders, advocates, effective collaborators and progressive agents of change through design. The winners of the prize exemplify this commitment.