National Urban Design Awards 2017

The Urban Design Group was delighted to announce the winners of the UK 2017 National Urban Design Awards at the Awards ceremony on 2 March 2017 in central London.

Practice Project

PRACTICE PROJECT WINNER

Knowledge Hub Masterplan, Birmingham
Node

PRACTICE PROJECT FINALISTS

Mulberry Park and Foxhill Estate Regeneration
HTA Design LLP

Regents Park Estate, Camden
Tibbalds Planning and Urben Design

Vaux Brewery, Sunderland
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Public Sector

PUBLIC SECTOR WINNER

Connected Croydon
Croydon Borough Council

PUBLIC SECTOR FINALISTS

Plymouth City Centre and Waterfront Masterplans
Plymouth City Council

South Oxfordshire Design Guide
South Oxfordshire District Council

Swindon: Residential Design Guide
Swiindon Borough Council

Student Award

STUDENT AWARD WINNER

Charlton Riverside Masterplan
Brian Yuen, Douglas Lee, Cassie Tang, Wilson Wong (Bartlett School of Planning, UCL)

STDUENT AWARD FINALISTS

Lanes You'll Love
Jo White (University of Strathclyde)

Athens: Landscape City
Lucy Fineberg (University of East London)

Lifetime Achievement Winner

Tim Pharoah 
For his modest approach and persistent commitment, both as a town planner and transport planner, to the primacy of the pedestrian over vehicle movement and thus ensuring the important components of quality of life in the built environment are regarded.

Outstanding Contribution Winner

Alan Baxter, founder of Alan Baxter Associates, for pioneering work in people focussed design, including street design in Poundbury which created a practical precedent for others to follow, and iin the encouragement of multi-disciplinary working both in the practice and in the shared workspace at 70 Cowcross Street that has become a hub for built environment practices and voluntary organisations.

Book Award

BOOK AWARD WINNER

Housing Cairo: The Informal Response 
Eds Marc Angelil and Charlotte Malterre-Barthes, in collaboration with Something fantastic and CLUSTER

Ruby Press

BOOK AWARD FINALISTS

Human Ecology: How Nature and Culture Shape our World
Frederick Steiner

Island Press

Zoning Rules! The Economics of Land Use Regulation
William A Fischel

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Concurrent Urbanities: Designing Infrastructures of Inclusion
Ed Miodrag Mitrasinovic

Routledge

The Urban Climatic Map: A Methodology for Sustainable Urban Planning
Ed. Edward Ng and Chao Ren

Routledge

Infratecture, Infrastructure by Design
Marc Verheijen

nai010 Publishers

Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities
Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

MIT Press

Landscape as Urbanism: A General Theory
Charles Waldheim

Princeton University Press

Find out more about National Urban Awards History and Past Winners.