The American Planning Association Sustainable Communities Division annual Awards for Excellence in Sustainability program honors projects, plans, policies, individuals, and organizations dedicated to supporting sustainable communities. The nomination period for the 2020 Awards is now open, through January 18, 2020! There are nine categories of awards this year. The nomination packet can be downloaded at planning.org/divisions/sustainable/awards/. At that link, you can also find more information about two upcoming webinars, during which we will describe the 2020 Awards process and celebrate last year’s winners.
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The chapter had a booth at Future City’s October 13th event, presenting information on climate change and sea-level rise, focused on the event’s theme of building a resilient power grid.
The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence recognizes transformative urban places distinguished by their economic and social contributions to America’s cities. Founded in 1986 by architect Simeon Bruner, the award promotes innovative thinking about the built environment by celebrating and sharing the stories of creative and inspiring urban development.
Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries between architecture, urban design and planning and showcase innovative thinking about US cities.
One gold medal and four silver medals are awarded each biennial, with the gold medalist receiving a $50,000 cash prize and each silver medalist receiving $10,000. To be eligible, projects must be urban, built (not just a plan or a program) and in operation long enough to demonstrate impact, and located within the continental United States.
The deadline for entries is December 12, 2018. There is no fee to enter.
More information: rudybruneraward.org
Apply at : http://www.rudybruneraward.org/apply/