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Summary: The Bhubaneswar Smart City Proposal Summary: The Bhubaneswar Smart City Proposal

American Planning Association awards Bhubaneswar Smart City Plan the 'Pierre L’Enfant International Planning Excellence Award' as part of the 2017 National Planning Excellence Awards

Partial Date: 2017CE Apr 24th

The American Planning Association announced its 2017 National Planning Award Recipients. Five Excellence Award recipients were selected by the APA Awards Jury. Recipients will be honored at the Awards Luncheon at APA's National Planning Conference in New York on May 8.

 

National Planning Excellence Awards:

DANIEL BURNHAM AWARD FOR A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

Plano Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan

Plano, Texas

 

ADVANCING DIVERSITY & SOCIAL CHANGE IN HONOR OF PAUL DAVIDOFF

Near Northside Quality of Life Agreement (QLA) 2015

Community Design Resource Center, University of Houston's Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design

Avenue Community Development Corporation

Houston, Texas

 

PIERRE L’ENFANT INTERNATIONAL PLANNING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Bhubaneswar Smart City Plan

IBI Group and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

Odisha, India

 

NATIONAL PLANNING EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR PLANNING PIONEERS

Lawrence P. Witzling, PhD, AIA, ASLA

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

NATIONAL PLANNING EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR A PLANNING LANDMARK

Montgomery County’s Agricultural Reserve

Montgomery County Planning Department

Montgomery County, Maryland

 

 

About Pierre L'Enfant International Planning Award:

This award recognizes planning practices and efforts undertaken outside the United States to promote communities of lasting value. The award criteria are based on a set of goals developed by the Global Planners Network.

Eligibility

Open to APA members and nonmembers.

Criteria

  1. Innovation. Describe how planning was used to address critical issues such as urbanization, environmental degradation, poverty, hazard mitigation, and climate change.
  2. Collaboration and participation. Illustrate how your entry worked with or educated agencies and other bodies to recognize that effective planning can create communities of lasting value and economic opportunities. Describe how your entry encouraged and engaged other professionals, civic society organizations, and private sector stakeholders.
  3. Social and economic concerns. Demonstrate how your entry addresses not only the physical realm, but also the social and economic concerns and issues of a community. Identify how efforts to improve a community's quality of life been integrated.
  4. Effectiveness and results. State how your entry has made a difference in the lives of people affected. Convey the level of effectiveness your entry can have over time.

 

For Further Details: https://www.planning.org/awards/2017/