Today, The American Institute of Architects announced the winners of its 2022 Regional & Urban Design Awards, honoring four projects that exemplify the "best in urban design, regional and city planning, and community development," according to an AIA press release. This year's winners were Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in Chicago, CBT in Boston, the University of Arkansas Community Design Center in Fayetteville, and the San Francisco–based Jensen Architects.
The jury for AIA's 2022 Regional & Urban Design Awards comprised chair Saundra Little, FAIA, Quinn Evans in Detroit; Jeffrey Huber, FAIA, Brooks + Scarpa in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Lan Ying Ip, AIA, Sasaki in Watertown, Mass.; Michael Davis, AIA, Sanders Pace in Knoxville, Tenn.; and Erin Olson Douglas, City of Des Moines in Iowa. In addition to analyzing how the projects collect and distribute resident renewable resources and energies while enhancing quality of life and promoting social equity, this year's jurors also evaluated submissions based on criteria including how well the design addresses environmental, social, and economic issues through sustainable strategies.
The Winning Projects
Atlanta University Center Framework Plan in Atlanta, by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Re-Live Downtown Pine Bluff in Pine Bluff, Ark., by University of Arkansas Community Design Center
Suffolk Downs Master Plan in Boston, by CBT
See more winners of the 2022 AIA Awards here.
This post has been updated.