2014 Charter Awards
These are the 2014 Charter Award-winning projects
Jean Lafitte, Louisiana
Of all the projects recognized by the 2013 Charter Awards jury, this project inspired particular warmth – particular enough to create a special award of recognition for its locally driven, handcrafted approach.
It is highly likely that in the history of the Charter Awards, this is the first barn to receive the honor. But, as the jury noted, the Charter recognizes that urbanism happens at all scales, and the transect stretches from urban to rural.
Despite being one of America’s leading food-producing states, parts of Arkansas suffer from abnormally high hunger rates, with nearly 25% of children deemed “food insecure” compared to the national average of 14.5%.
Three centuries of coal mining shaped the landscape of Pas de Calais, France and the company town that serviced it.
Slated to have its eight phases of construction complete in 2018, Heart of Lake is a New Urbanist community being built from the ground-up in the temperate coastal city of Xiamen, China.
This street revitalization effort utilized aggressive low impact development (LID) strategies to improve stormwater quality, offset carbon emissions and redefine a previously auto-dominated commuter thoroughfare as a livable center with significan
Sandwiched between a major research university and a network of diverse neighborhoods, Kendall Square is an undistinguished cluster of office space intended to meet the demand for high tech jobs in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
With a population of over half a million, Hamilton is the third largest metropolitan area in Ontario and the ninth largest in Canada.