SOURCE: The American Institute of Architects California Council

The American Institute of Architects California Council

September 01, 2009 18:00 ET

The American Institute of Architects, California Council, Announces the 2009 Urban Design Award Recipients

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwire - September 1, 2009) - The American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC), in partnership with the American Society of Landscape Architects, California Council (CCSLA), announces three Honor Award recipients, and four Merit Award recipients of the 2009 Urban Design Awards. These awards honor architects who have expanded their role in urban design, city planning and community development. The jury was comprised of:

--  Tom Anglewicz, FAIA - HMC Architects
--  Phil Bona, AIA - Architect and Planner
--  Stephen R. Copley, LLA, CCLA - Copley Design Collaborative
--  Frank Hotchkiss, AIA - Urban Possibilities
--  Dennis Y. Otsuji, FASLA - ONA Inc.
--  Robin Shifflet, ASLA, RLA (City of San Diego)

Honor Awards for Urban Design

    From Age of Movement to an Age of Place, Tony Carrasco
    Pier 70 Master Plan, Bernardo Urquieta Architects
    North Grant Park, Rios Clementi Hale Studios

Merit Awards for Urban Design

    Grangegorman Masterplan, Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners
    River Town Concept Plan, Johnson Fain
    Foshan Lingnan Tiandi Master Plan, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
    Jessie Square, Handel Architects, LLP

For the entire list and comprehensive project description, featuring the architect, firm and photos, visit:

The AIACC represents the interests of more than 11,000 architects and allied professionals in California. Founded in 1944, The AIACC's mission supports architects in their endeavor to improve the quality of life for all Californians by creating more livable communities, sustainable designs and quality work environments. The AIACC is the largest component of the national AIA organization. For more information, visit

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