Celebrating Planning Excellence at NPC17

Today at NPC17, APA honored the 2017 National Planning Award recipients during a special multimedia presentation and luncheon. Honored were the five National Planning Excellence recipients and 12 National Planning Achievement recipients. 

DANIEL BURNHAM AWARD FOR A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

Plano Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan

Plano, Texas

 

ADVANCING DIVERSITY & SOCIAL CHANGE IN HONOR OF PAUL DAVIDOFF

Near Northside Quality of Life Agreement (QLA) 2015

Community Design Resource Center, University of Houston's Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design

Avenue Community Development Corporation

Houston, Texas

 

PIERRE L'ENFANT INTERNATIONAL PLANNING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Bhubaneswar Smart City Plan

IBI Group and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

Odisha, India

 

NATIONAL PLANNING EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR PLANNING PIONEERS

Lawrence P. Witzling, PhD, AIA, ASLA

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

NATIONAL PLANNING EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR A PLANNING LANDMARK

Montgomery County's Agricultural Reserve

Montgomery County Planning Department

Montgomery County, Maryland

 

National Planning Achievement Award recipients

 

After the luncheon, the Excellence recipients moved into the APA Pavilion to answer attendee questions about their work.

A member of the Plano Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan team speaks with a conference attendee about their plan. Photo by Roberta Rewers.


About the Author
Roberta Rewers is APA's senior communications coordinator.

May 8, 2017

By Roberta Rewers