Awards

THE URBANISM AWARDS 2008

The Academy of Urbanism aims to advance the understanding and practice of urbanism by promoting a culture of scholarship through evidence based inquiry, providing an inclusive forum for dialogue across all disciplines, sharing knowledge with the community and our peers and nurturing, recognising and rewarding excellence in achievement.

The Urbanism Awards are an essential step towards achieving this aim.  This year the Awards have been extended to include European cities.

The winners of The Urbanism Awards for 2008, honoured at the Awards Ceremony at the Dorchester Hotel, London on the 9th November were as follows:

The European City of the Year Award 2008

Berlin

Finalists

Amsterdam
Barcelona

The Great Town Awards 2008

Kilkenny

Finalists
St Andrews
Winchester

The Great Neighbourhood Award 2008

Grainger Town, Newcastle

Finalists

Soho, London
Temple Bar, Dublin

The Great Street Award 2008

Buchanan Street, Glasgow

Finalists

O’Connell Street, Dublin
Regent Street/Portland Place, London

The Great Place Award 2008

The Peace and Winter Gardens, Sheffield

Finalists

Quayside, Newcastle/Gateshead
South Bank, London

 

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