Honoring the best in urban design

January 31, 2019

Detroit East Riverfront Framework Plan, in Detroit, by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, is one of the projects receiving the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Regional and Urban Design. Photo courtesy AIA[1]
Detroit East Riverfront Framework Plan, by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, is one of the projects receiving the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Regional and Urban Design.
Photo courtesy AIA

The American Institute of Architects[2] (AIA) has recognized four projects with its 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Regional and Urban Design. The award recognizes 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 award recipients are:

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: https://www.constructionspecifier.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Opener-36.jpg
  2. American Institute of Architects: https://www.aia.org/
  3. Detroit East Riverfront Framework Plan: https://www.aia.org/showcases/6073068-detroit-east-riverfront-framework-plan
  4. Pike Place MarketFront: https://www.aia.org/showcases/6073089-pike-place-marketfront
  5. Shelby Farms Park,: https://www.aia.org/showcases/6073042-shelby-farms-park
  6. The Infra-Space Initiative: https://www.aia.org/showcases/6073100-the-infra-space-initiative

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