The Federal Planning Division of the American Planning Association recently recognized The Urban Collaborative, with four national design awards. These awards reflect great credit on the firm’s commitment to our clients, collaborative and participatory processes as well as the firm’s focus on sustainability planning on all scales. A blind peer review jury led by distinguished planning professional selected the award winners. The Urban Collaborative received the following awards this year:
Category 1: Outstanding Federal Planning Program – HONOR AWARD: IMCOM Lodge Program Definition Reports and DD1391s. Sponsor: 1-Camp Zama Lodge: USACE SWD, RPEC – UC Prime; 2-Camp Humphreys Lodge: USACE SWD, RPEC – Under Contract to EJES, Inc. and TranSystems Corporation; 3- Camp Walker Lodge, and Hohenfels Lodge: USACE Europe District, Under Contract to Atkins-UC Joint Venture.
Category 2: Outstanding Federal Planning Project – MERIT AWARD: NASA Johnson Space Center Real Property Master Plan Update, Houston, TX. Sponsor: NASA Johnson Space Center, Under Contract to RS&H, Inc.
Category 3: Outstanding Area/Site Development Plan – MERIT AWARD: Joint Base Langley-Eustis Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Campus, Hampton, VA. Sponsor: USACE Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville
Category 4: Outstanding Technical Plan or Study – MERIT AWARD: Joint Base Langley-Eustis Customer Concept Documents for the Live Mission Operations Capability and 43D Formal Training Unit (FTU) Beddown, Hampton, VA. Sponsor: USACE Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville
The competition included projects submitted by some of the largest architecture and planning firms in the country doing work for the U.S. federal government around the globe. A total of 18 projects were recognized in this year’s program.