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Call for Entries: 2017 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

February 13, 2017
The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries... Read More

Laboratorio de Gobierno

July 20, 2016
Laboratorio de Gobierno is a multidisciplinary and interministerial team of the Government of Chile, announced by President Michelle Bachelet on May 21, 2014, commanded to develop, facilitate and promote innovation processes focused in users within services State.

Penalosa, Enrique

March 4, 2015
Enrique Peñalosa was the mayor of Bogotá, Colombia, between 1998 and 2000. He advocates for sustainability and mobility in the cities of the future. Peñalosa now works as a consultant on urban strategy, advising officials in cities all over the world on how to build a sustainable cities that can not only survive but thrive in the future.

Hand, Jamie

March 4, 2015
Jamie Hand is a member of the Design Division of the National Endowment for the Arts, a foremost funder of creative placemaking and public interest design initiatives.

Hughes, Jennifer

March 4, 2015
Jennifer Hughes is a member of the Design Division of the National Endowment for the Arts, a foremost funder of creative placemaking and public interest design initiatives.

Schupbach, Jason

March 4, 2015
Jason Schupbach is a member of the Design Division of the National Endowment for the Arts, a foremost funder of creative placemaking and public interest design initiatives.

Banda, Joyce

March 4, 2015
Joyce Banda was President of the African country of Malawi, during her presidency, she focused on reducing maternal mortality with a major system design and infrastructure initiative based on the premise that health and design are inextricably linked. She also founded the Joyce Banda Foundation which works primarily with women and children on issues of education and economic empowerment.

Mehta, DR

February 2, 2015
D.R. Mehta is founder of Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), widely known as Jaipur Foot, is the world's largest organization for the disabled, in terms of free fitment of prosthetic limbs.

Sadik-Khan, Janette

February 2, 2015
Janette Sadik-Khan served as New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner under Mayor Michael Bloomberg and helped create an array of public spaces throughout the city.

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