2017 AIA Awards - Regional & Urban Design
Buildings never arise in isolation. The best planning accounts for the entire built environment, local culture, and available resources—modeling architecture’s promise and true value to communities.
The 2017 Regional & Urban Design program recognizes the best in urban design, regional and city planning, and community development.
Cleveland Civic Core
This former mall in Cleveland has been redesigned as a core organizing space for city life while further activating the space.
Philadelphia 30th Street Station District Plan
A long-term plan to help the third-busiest Amtrak station in the country spill out into the surrounding community and create a sense of designed harmony.
Regeneracion: A vision for the campus and district of the Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
With a focus on Latin American universities as hubs of innovation, this new master plan aims to reshape the institution’s relationship with its urban setting.
Driven by resident input, the recovery of Vilonia, Arkansas is transforming a rural highway town into a safe, walkable community.
Rock Chapel Marine
A shuttered oil terminal has been redeveloped into a road salt transshipment facility and waterfront park in a community attuned to environmental justice issues.