Excellence on the Waterfront Awards 2011

The Awards Program is a juried competition to recognize: Top-quality urban waterfront projects, Comprehensive waterfront plans, Outstanding citizen efforts, Student Waterfront Work.

Category Award / Open to Students
Type International, Award, Open, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Waterfront
Country United States
Registration Deadline 1 July 2011 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 1 July 2011 (Must be Postmarked)
Eligibility All

Categories
- Artistic/Cultural/Educational: Fountains, concert facilities, public art or aquariums/nature centers, for instance.
- Elements: Examples might include special features such as signage, furniture, railings, lighting, paving, kiosks and lifeguard lookouts.
- Environmental Protection/Enhancement: Examples might include a wetland restoration project, nature center, wildlife area or bioengineering project.
- Historic and Maritime Preservation/Adaptive Reuse: Emphasizing distinctive waterfront structures, e.g., lighthouses, piers, ferries and barges. Also historic vessels, warehouse conversions.
- Industrial/Working Waterfront: New facilities, plus efforts to enhance traditional marine occupations such as commercial fishing, ports, power plants and other heavy industry.
- Mixed-use and/or Commercial Use: this category for multi-faceted projects or individual businesses.
- Park/Walkway/Recreational: Where a park, open space, trail or recreational facility (e.g., fishing pier or marina) is the predominant use.
- Public Works: Pedestrian and vehicular bridges, water pollution control, breakwater installation and shoreline protection.
- Residential/Resort: Condominiums, hotels, new communities. Note the desirability of public accessibility to the water in such projects.

Jury
Jonathan Goldstick, senior vice president, Halcrow Inc., New York
Nicole Faghin, senior associate/planning, AECOM, Seattle, Washington
Peter Kuttner, president, Cambridge Seven Associates, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts
Kent MacIntyre, general manager, Saint John Waterfront Development, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Bradford McKee, editor, Landscape Architecture magazine, Washington, District of Columbia

Prize
- Invitation to a special awards ceremony, reception and dinner during the Center’s annual conference
- Publication

Entry Fee
Project or plan: $200
Each additional entry from same organization: $100
Clearwater donation (optional): $75
Student Entry: $25

Entries
A standard, letter-size, three-ring binder or overseas equivalent including Entry form, Project summary(no more than 2 pages, letter-sized), Color digital images(up to 20), a Powerpoint presentation(within the 20-images) or Color slides, Site plans and an Endorsement letter from an appropriate public official(if a private project)

Submission Address
THE WATERFRONT CENTER, c/o Breen/Rigby
103 SECOND AVE. WEST CAPE MAY NJ 08204

Timetable
Winners announcement: October 27-to-29, 2011, in New York City

Links
Past winners

Organizer
The Waterfront Center

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