Awards



2008 Congress for the New Urbanism Charter Award :: Louisiana Speaks

Each year, CNU’s Charter Awards recognize projects across the world that best embody and advance the principles of the Charter of the New Urbanism. As selected by a jury of leading urbanists, honorees set the gold standard for urban design and development and serve as powerful examples for future development. The Charter Awards program is unique in its emphasis on the entirety of the built and natural environment—from the function and sustainability of regions to the fine-grain architectural details that help strengthen people’s ties to a place over time. The Charter Awards look at how plans and projects integrate with their…

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2007 Suncoast Emmy Award :: Louisiana Speaks

Louisana Speaks Documentary Wins Emmy  ‘Our Voice, Our Plan, Our Future’ awarded Service Program Award at 2007 Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards December 4th, 2007 Louisiana Speaks reeled in another honor this weekend when the Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded the hour-long documentary “Louisiana Speaks: Our Voice, Our Plan, Our Future,” produced by Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB), an Emmy award for Service Programming at its annual awards ceremony in Florida. Public television stations across Louisiana, Georgia and Texas broadcast the documentary “Our Voice, Our Plan, Our Future,” which was hosted by Louisiana-born actress, Lynn Whitfield,…

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2006 Texas APA Comprehensive Planning Award :: Dallas Comprehensive Plan

The ForwardDallas! Comprehensive Plan received statewide recognition through the “Comprehensive Plan Award” from the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association. Adopted by the Dallas City Council earlier this year, the ForwardDallas! Plan establishes a vision for development within the city through the year 2030 and adopts policies and implementation plans to realize this vision.

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2006 City of Compton Facilitating Meaningful Public Participation Award :: Compton Vision

Fregonese Associates and SCAG received an award from the City of Compton’s Planning and Economic Development Department on November, 8th 2006 for World Planning Day. The event’s theme was: “Planning for the People, By the People,” and the city recognized Fregonese Associate’s work in creating an implementable, exciting vision for the City of Compton.

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2004 Daniel Burnham Award :: Chicago Metropolis 2020

This groundbreaking effort, according to the authors, is the first private plan in the country to address both land use and transportation issues in the same document. The plan provides a regional vision for the 1,300 units of government in the six counties making up the greater Chicago metropolitan area. “Planning across jurisdictional boundaries,” said one APA juror, “is the only way to effect real change, and that is what Chicago Metropolis 2020 is doing.”

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2003 Urban Land Institute Award for Excellence :: Envision Utah

For 25 years, the Urban Land Institute’s Awards for Excellence program has honored outstanding development projects throughout the world. With each award, the public becomes more keenly aware of the benefits of superior planning, design, and development, a goal of both the Institute and the development industry. The ULI Awards for Excellence program is now widely recognized as the development community’s most prestigious awards program. See the complete list of the awards given to Envision Utah.

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2002 Daniel Burnham Award :: Envision Utah

The Daniel Burnham Award is one of the most prestigious planning awards in the nation. The award is named after the legendary urban planner responsible for creating the Chicago Plan of 1909, considered one of the nation’s first examples of comprehensive planning. It is not awarded each year as it is reserved for projects that stand apart from the rest as models of success.

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2001 Congress for the New Urbanism Charter Award :: Envision Utah

Envision Utah received the Congress for the New Urbanism Charter Award for a regional planning process in 2001. Each year CNU convenes a jury of the highest caliber to review submissions and select projects that best embody and advance the principles of the Charter of the New Urbanism. Honorees set the gold standard for urban design and development and serve as powerful examples for future development. With its focus on urban design, the Charter Awards program is different from most architecture awards. Instead of assessing buildings and plans apart from their surroundings, the Charter Awards look at how plans and…

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2003 Texas APA Project Planning Award :: Denton Downtown Plan

The Denton Downtown Master Plan won a Project Planning Award from the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) in October 2003. The award recognizes unique and innovative plans and designs for communites in Texas. The plan continues to be used in determining streetscape improvements on Cedar Street and possibly along Austin, Pecan and Walnut streets.

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2002 Texas APA Current Planning Award :: Denton Development Code

Denton’s Development Code, adopted by the city in February 2002, was awarded the Current Planning Award from the Texas American Planning Association. One of the discussion items that the entire committee was most impressed with was the fact that the city council approved the code with the provision that there were to be quarterly reviews for the first year. It was felt that this provision allowed for any issues raised in the implementation to be easily addressed. “Updating the 1969 development regulations was necessary to accommodate future growth. The new Code will improve our quality of life, stimulate economic development,…

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