ULI Urban Photo Essay Contest

ULI Northwest Invites Submissions for Summer Photo Essay Contest
www.uliphotocontest.org

Entries to Answer the Question:
What Defines Successful Urban Neighborhoods?

Urban Land Institute Northwest (ULI Northwest) is hosting a photo essay contest in conjunction with the 2014 Cascadia Regional Conference, which will be held on July 18 & 19 in Portland, Oregon.

Competition participants will address these concepts through a photo essay consisting of two to four images and a written statement of up to 300 words. The photo essay should aim to address the theme while answering the following question:

What ingredients or elements make up successful urban neighborhoods, and which of these will be most important as our world moves rapidly toward a more urban future?

Judging the competition are leaders of Portland’s thriving design community, including Brian Lee (Brewhouse), Brian Libby (Portland Architecture Blog), Patrick Nistler (Wieden+Kennedy), Chelsea Grassinger (Allied Works Architecture), and Julie Keefe (Portland’s Creative Laureate).

Participants can upload their submissions to the competition website starting on May 26th. The deadline for submissions is July 1st and semifinalists will be notified by second week of July. Five semifinalists will be selected to present their photo essays at the ULI Regional Conference in Portland on July 18, 2014.

A cash prize will be offered to the top three finalists in the following amounts:
$500 for first place
$250 for second place
$100 for third place

The official website for the photo competition is http://www.uliphotocontest.org

For more information about this year’s ULI Cascadia Regional Conference, visit the conference website.

About the Urban Land Institute

Established in 1936, the Urban Land Institute is a nonprofit education and research institute with over 30,000 members across the globe – more than 800 here in the Pacific Northwest. Our mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI Northwest carries forth that mission by serving the Northwest’s public and private sectors with pragmatic land use expertise and education. As a nonpartisan organization, ULI has long been recognized as one of America’s most respected and widely quoted sources of objective information on urban planning, growth and development. Our members represent a spectrum of land use and development disciplines, including developers, builders, investors, designers, public officials, planners, real estate brokers, attorneys, engineers, lenders, academics, and students
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