Competition: ULI Open Space Award
The Urban Land Institute’s Open Space Award “Urban Open Space Award celebrates and promotes vibrant, successful urban open spaces by annually recognizing and rewarding an outstanding example of a public destination that has enriched and revitalized its surrounding community”
Guess who won last year?
More here on that.
Wouldn’t it be great to get a twofer? But whether in Vancouver or elsewhere in North America, the competition is open:
Eligible projects must:
- Be located in an urbanized area in North America;
- Have been open to the public at least one year and no more than 15 years;
- Be predominantly outdoors and inviting to the public;
- Be a lively gathering space, providing abundant and varied seating, sun and shade, and trees and plantings, with attractions and features that offer many different ways for visitors to enjoy the space;
- Be used intensively on a daily basis, and act as a destination for a broad spectrum of users throughout the year;
- Have a positive economic impact on its surroundings;
- Promote physical, social, and economic health of the larger community; and
- Provide lessons, strategies, and techniques that can be used or adapted in other communities.