Great Places Awards 2011

This awards are unique among programs that recognize professional and scholarly excellence in environmental design. They are distinguished by their interdisciplinary focus, concern for human factors in the design of the built environment, and a commitment to promoting links between design research and practice.

Category Award / Open to Students
Type International, Award, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Architecture, Environment, Essay, Landscape
Country United States
Registration Deadline 11 February 2011 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 11 February 2011 (Must be Received)
Eligibility All
Target Field Design: Excellence in human environments, completed projects, Planning: Proposals for future design, use, or management of a place, Research: Projects investigating relationships between design, human behavior, culture, and experience, Book: Recently published books advancing the critical understanding of place and design of exceptional environments

Description
We seek entries of exemplary work, inviting participation from a range of design and research disciplines, recognizing projects whose significance extends beyond any one profession or field. Projects should emphasize a link between research and practice, demonstrating how an understanding of human interaction with place can inspire design.

Jury
TBA

Prize
Publishment

Entry Fee
EDRA Members: $135
Non-Members: $150

Entries
PDF document of no more than 20 pages

Submission Address
Environmental Design Research Association
Attn: Great Places Awards
1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500
McLean, VA 22102

Timetable
Winner announced: mid-April

Organizer
Places: Forum of Design for the Public Realm, EDRA, the Environmental Design Research Association, Metropolis magazine

Official Website
http://www.edra.org/...