[Editor’s Note: This the final in a four-part series documenting the winners of the AIANY’s 2012 Design Awards, which are broken down into four categories: architecture, interiors, unbuilt work, and urban design. This list covers urban design awards.]
The AIANY has released its annual list of Design Awards noting projects that demonstrate exemplary originality and quality. Urban Design Honor and Merit Award winners were selected by a jury consisting of Bernardo Fort-Brescia of Arquitectonica, Michael Lehrer of Lehrer Architects, and Donlyn Lyndon of the University of California Berkeley. Two urban design projects were distinguished with the top Honor Award including the Santa Fe Railyard Park and Plaza by Frederic Schwartz Architects with Ken Smith Landscape Architect and the Master Plan for the Central Delaware by Cooper, Robertson & Partners and Kieran Timberlake with OLIN. Winning work in all four categories will be on display ay the Center for Architecture at 536 LaGuardia Place beginning April 19 through May 31.
Urban Design Honor Award Winners:
Santa Fe Railyard Park and Plaza, Frederic SCHWARTZ Architects with Ken Smith Landscape Architect
Santa Fe, NM
Master Plan for the Central Delaware, Cooper, Robertson & Partners and Kieran Timberlake with OLIN Partnership
Urban Design Merit Award Winners:
Water Proving Grounds: Rising Currents, LTL Architects
New York, NY
Holding Pattern, Interboro Partners
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