The Fanshawe College Environmental Design Competition 2024 will explore the redevelopment of the St. Thomas, Ontario Railway Lands. St. Thomas is known as Canada's Railway City with an extraordinary railroad history. These lands along with the existing railway buildings will be the anchor for a thriving downtown community. Groups of one or more students are invited to create inspirational designs, imagining a new environment, community and placemaking. The submissions will include problem analysis, ideation and visualization of a new future.


Submission Deadline: Friday, March 29, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. EST to Note: maximum file size of 5MB.
Presentations: Saturday, April 6, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. EST (by invitation only)
Awards: Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place and People’s Choice award.
For further information contact Professor William Pol 

Competition Files

View Design Brief

Land Use Planning
GIS Mapping and Aerial Photographs

For Aerial Photos, please email to request files.

Heritage Information
Brownfield Remediations