National Urban Design Awards 2019

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

At the 2019 Awards ceremony on 28 March the UDG was delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 Awards in the following categories: 

  • Practice Project
  • Public Sector
  • Student
  • Book
  • Lifetime Achievement

Practice Project

PRACTICE PROJECT WINNER

Andover Estate, Islington
Studio Partington

PRACTICE PROJECT FINALISTS

Ibadan City Masterplan
DAR

Manydown - the Main Street
Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design

Hull City Centre
re-form landscape architecture

Public Sector

PUBLIC SECTOR WINNER

Marmalade Lane Cohousing
South Cambridgeshire District Council

PUBLIC SECTOR FINALISTS

Mitcham's Corner Development Framework
Cambridge City Council

Somers Town
London Borough of Camden

Student Award

STUDENT AWARD WINNER

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

STDUENT AWARD FINALISTS

Stereotype Perception
Yizhou Liu  (Cardiff University)

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

Lifetime Achievement Winner

John Thompson
Architect, urban designer, passionate community engagement champion

Book Award

BOOK AWARD WINNER

Beyond Mobility, Planning Cities for People and Places
Robert Cerveo, Erick Guerra, Stefan Al
Island Press
 

BOOK AWARD FINALISTS

20/20 Visions
Charles Campion
RIBA Publishing

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

Designing the Compassionate City
Jenny Donovan 
Routledge

Shortlisting Judging Panel

Sebastian Loew  chair and co-editor of Urban Design
Geoff Miller  Chapman Taylor (Practice Project Award winner 2018)
Iain Simmons  City of London, AD Transportation (Public Sector Award winner 2019)
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

Book Award Judging Panel

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

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