2015 CNU Charter Awards
The CNU Charter Awards recognizes exemplary work in architectural, landscape, urban, and regional design, as defined by the Charter of the New Urbanism. The Charter defines the essential qualities of walkable, sustainable places from the scale of the region down to the block and building. Launched in 2001, the CNU Charter Awards have honored projects from Andorra to South Africa, Beijing to San Antonio.
We are pleased to welcome Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, CNU co-founder and principal at DPZ & Company, as this year's jury chair.
The categories for this year's awards are:
- THE REGION: METROPOLIS, CITY, & TOWN
- NEIGHBROHOOD, DISTRICT, & CORRIDOR
- THE BLOCK, STREET, & BUILDING
Submissions will be accepted starting November 12, 2014 and closing January 21, 2015. Winners will be announced on April 30, 2015 at CNU 23 in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. Look back to this space for updates.
In addition, CNU publishes a book of award-winning projects that is a staple on the desks of mayors, municipal planners, government leaders and in university libraries. From the time of its establishment, the CNU Charter Awards has come to influence the ways in which cities, towns and regions approach development and design, and is the only interdisciplinary award that honors the full context of contemporary projects integrated within their communities.
Target proudly sponsors winning prizes of Charter Awards winners.
CNU will award two financial prizes to projects selected from the final set of winners; the specific amount of prize money to be determined.