The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has recognized four projects with its 2020 Regional & Urban Design Awards. The award acknowledges the best in urban design, regional and city planning, and community development.
The five-member jury evaluates each submission based on how well the design addresses environmental, social, and economic issues through sustainable strategies. This includes the ability to collect and distribute resident renewable resources and energies, while enhancing quality of life and promoting social equity.
This year’s recipients are:
- Campau/Davison/Banglatown Neighborhood Framework Plan(Detroit) by Interboro Partners;
- Cornell Tech Campus Framework Plan (New York City) by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill;
- Hunter’s Point South Waterfront Park (New York City) by SWA/Balsley and Weiss/Manfredi; and
- Kabul Urban Design Framework (Kabul, Afghanistan) by Sasaki.