2019 AIA Awards - Regional & Urban Design
The 2019 Regional & Urban Design program recognizes the best in urban design, regional and city planning, and community development. The best planning accounts for the entire built environment, local culture, and available resources—modeling architecture’s promise and true value to communities.
Detroit East Riverfront Framework Plan
Designed to broaden community access and propel investment along Detroit’s previously blighted waterfront, the Detroit East Riverfront Framework Plan comes at a pivotal moment for the future of the city.
Pike Place MarketFront
Reclaiming a former municipal building site, Pike Place MarketFront is the first addition to Seattle’s cherished farmer’s market in nearly 40 years.
Shelby Farms Park
On the site of a former penal farm on the east side of Memphis, the 4,500-acre Shelby Farms Park blends pastoral landscapes with an active central park to form the lynchpin for the greening of the region.
The Infra-Space Initiative
Mending the rifts in the urban fabric throughout all of Massachusetts, the Infra-Space Initiative addresses the state’s most overlooked spaces: the landscapes beneath elevated highway viaducts.