Awards

The National Urban Design Awards celebrate the best in the design of towns and cities, streets and spaces. 

There are 5 categroies: Practice Project; Public Sector; Student; Book and Lifetime Achievement. Entries for the 2020 Awards will be invited in Juy 2019.

The Awards are supported by the Francis Tibbalds Trust who generously fund a £1,000 prize to the winner of the Practice Project Award and a £600 prize to the winner of the Student Award.

The winners of the 2019 Awards were announced on 28 March - Winners and Finalists below.

 

  PRACTICE PROJECT 

WINNER:

Andover Estate, Islington: Studio Partington

 

FINALISTS:

Ibadan City Masterplan : DAR

Manydown - The Main Street : Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design

Hull City Centre : re-form landscape architecture

 

  PUBLIC SECTOR 

WINNER:

Marmalade Lane Cohousing: South Cambridgeshire District Council

 

FINALISTS:

Mitcham's Corner Development Framework : Cambridge City Council

Somers Town : London Borough of Camden

 

  STUDENT AWARD

WINNER:

Using urban change to create an inclusive area in intensifying Brisbane : Owen Reading - Oxford Brookes University

 

FINALISTS:

Stereotype Perception : Yizhou Liu - Cardiff University

Stratford Reconnected : Erfan Abaii, Lucy Bretelle, Stephanie Goldberg, Sebastien Herman, Yaehan Liu Main - University College London

 

  LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

 

 

AWARDED TO:

John Thompson : Architect, urban designer, passionate community engagement champion

 

  BOOK AWARD

WINNER:

Beyond Mobility, Planning cities for people and places : Robert Cerveo, Erick Guerra, Stefan Al

FINALISTS

20/20 Visions: Collaborative Planning and Placemaking : Charles Campion

Characterising Neighbourhoods, Exploring Local Assets of Community Significance : Richard Guise and James Webb

Designing the Compassionate City : Creating Places where People Thrive : Jenny Donovan

 

 THE SHORTLISTING JUDGING PANEL


Sebastian Loew – chair and co-editor of Urban Design
Geoff Miller, Chapman Taylor - previous Practice Project Award winner
Iain Simmons, City of London, AD Transportation - previous Public Sector Award winner
Alan Thompson – Practice Project Award convenor
Peter Studdert - Public Sector Award convenor
Graham Smith – Student Award convenor
Georgia Butina-Watson – Book Award convenor
Nidhi Bhargava – Overall Awards convenor

 

  THE BOOK AWARD JUDGING PANEL


Georgia Butina-Watson (chair)
Marc Furnival
Juliet Bidgood
Jonathan Kendall
Louie Sieh

 

See shorlisted entries here

 

See 2018 shortlist, winners and presentation here

Read about the history of the Awards and past winners