September 25 – 27, 2015 | Nathan Phillips Square | FREE
Kehilla Residential Programme’s 5th annual Sukkahville Design Competition and Exhibition is an international design competition that challenges entrants to re-imagine the Sukkah: a temporary outdoor hut built for one week, in which it is customary for families to share meals, during the annual Jewish holiday of Sukkot. Invitations are extended to architects, builders, developers, planners, realtors, interior designers, and students in related disciplines to design and build a sukkah. Of the over eighty submissions received, the selected finalists will construct and display their chosen designs during Sukkot 2015 at Nathan Philips Square.
The winning designs are announced on September 25, 2015, and the festivities continue throughout the weekend including live music, food trucks, a historical tour of The Ward with Editor, John Lorinc, and a featured Sukkah created by Toronto-based visual artist Visual Artist, Dan Bergeron at Fauxreel Studios.
Commissioned by the Koffler Centre of the Arts, Bergeron’s Sukkah was Inspired by the need for affordable living spaces in densely populated cities like Toronto. Taking inspiration from the micro-condo and its design aesthetic, and using condo sandwich boards as his primary source material, Bergeron has created ///re-ply\\\ PHASE 2: CONSTRUCTION BEGINS MAY 2016. Bergeron’s Sukkah also considers the way children are sometimes seated at the “kids table” during traditional family holiday celebrations, and designed ///re-ply\\\ PHASE 2 as a space for playful engagement and discovery.
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