2012 Honor Awards for Regional & Urban Design
The Institute Honor Awards for Regional and Urban Design recognize distinguished achievements that involve the expanding role of the architect in urban design, regional and city planning, and community development. The awards identify projects and programs that contribute to the quality of these environments. View all 2012 AIA Awards Recipients.
- University of Arkansas Community Design Center
As a complement to Fayetteville’s 2030 City Plan, a 2030 Transit City Scenario Plan independently models a future based on development of a streetcar system. While city planning is generally future-oriented, scenario planning models specific futures from the insistent exploration of a particular driver through “what if” propositions.Read more
- Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners; DMOD Architects
The Grangegorman Master Plan represents the largest higher-education campus development ever undertaken in the history of the state of Ireland, creating a vibrant new Urban Quarter for Dublin’s north inner city.Read more
- Sasaki Associates, Inc.
In order to capitalize on its cultural and political assets, the Government of Jordan has established a series of six Development Zones in which directed efforts are being made to increase foreign and domestic investment.Read more
- Gehry Partners, LLP; Hines Interests Limited Partnership; West 8
Opened in January 2011, the 5.86-acre Miami Beach City Center Redevelopment project consits of New World Center, an innovative facility for music education and performance with state-of-the-art technical capabilities; Miami Beach SoundScape, an adjacent 2.5-acre public park and event space; and a 556-space municipal parking structure.Read more
- Eskew + Dumez + Ripple
New Orleans has long been dependent on its majestic river. The banks of the Mississippi River have served many purposes throughout the city’s history and are now poised to play a crucial new role.Read more