Awards

The Curbed New York team takes a tour of "the good, the bad, and the ugly" in urban planning from 2015.
Dec 30, 2015   Curbed NY
The 2016 Gold Medal is considered a rebuttal to the Pritzker Prize, which neglected to acknowledge Denise Scott Brown when it awarded Robert Venturi in 1991.
Dec 4, 2015   Chicago Tribune
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 13th annual Smart Growth Achievement Awards recognize communities that lead the way in compact, walkable growth.
Sep 19, 2015   Better Cities & Towns
The Architectural Record recognizes five women for their contributions to the study and practice of architecture.
Sep 11, 2015   Architectural Record
The federal government surveyed the country to recognize the best (multi-modal) transportation planning projects.
Jul 24, 2015   Fast Lane (DOT blog)
A highlight of the APA's National Planning Conference every year—the presentation of the National Planning Excellence and Achievement Awards.
Apr 22, 2015   American Planning Association
Critics Alexandra Lange and Mark Lamster hand out their annual awards for architecture and design. Snark is on the menu, but the awards still provide a nice recap of the biggest design news from around the country (and some from around the world).
Dec 12, 2014   Design Observer
The ULI has granted its annual award for the best new open space to Klyde Warren Park, a freeway cap park in Dallas.
Oct 28, 2014   Urban Land Institute
From rancho barns to Howard Hughes's former aircraft factory, nine projects reflect the best in historic preservation in Greater Los Angeles.
Jun 26, 2014   Los Angeles Conservancy
Cincinnati’s Department of Planning and Buildings was awarded the grand prize for "Best Planning Tool or Process" at the Congress for the New Urbanism's national conference last week. The award is just the latest in a string of commendations.
Jun 11, 2014   UrbanCincy
Following on the well-publicized heals of its posthumous Gold Award honor for Julia Morgan, the American Institute of Architects recently announced its complete roster of 2014 Honor Awards.
Jan 16, 2014   The American Institute of Architects