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Fellowships, Prizes and Travel Programs

Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design


Established in 1986, the Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design is the foremost award recognizing achievement in this field. The Prize is awarded every two years to recognize excellence in urban design with an emphasis on projects that contribute to the public realm of a city and improve the quality of urban life.

2002

Adriaan Geuze and his firm West 8 Urban Design and Landscape Architecture, for the Borneo Sporenburg development project.

Exhibition: 30-50% VOID: Borneo Sporenburg, West 8. Gund Hall Gallery, April 19, 2001 to May 24, 2001.

Announcement of Award: release announcement

2000

Jorge Mario Jáuregui and his Rio de Janeiro-based firm, Jorge Mario Jáuregui Architects, for the Favela-Bairro Project.

Exhibition: Rio de Janeiro's Favela-Bairro Project by Jorge Mario Jáuregui Architects. Gund Hall Gallery, December 5, 2000 to January 12, 2001.

Announcement of the Award: Press Release, Cambridge, MA, October 16, 2000.

Publication: The Favela-Bairro Project

1998

Sir Norman Foster and Foster and Partners for The Subway system in Bilbao, Spain and the development of Carré d’Art plaza in Nîmes, France.

Exhibition: Two Projects by Sir Norman Foster, Gund Hall Gallery, December 2, 1998 to January 15, 1999.

Announcement of the Award: Press Release, Cambridge, Ma., October 26, 1998

Publication: 1998 Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design: Two Projects by Foster and Partners The Carré d'Art, Nîmes & The Bilbao Metro

1996

Mexico City for the Restoration of the Historic Center of Mexico City, 1988-1996, and for the Ecological Restoration of the District of Xochimilco, 1987-1995.

Publication: Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design: The Restoration of the Historic Center of Mexico City and the Ecological Restoration of the District of Xochimilco.

1993

Fumihiko Maki for the Hillside Terrace Complex, Tokyo, Japan, 1967-1992, and to Luigi Snozzi for the Master Plan and Public Buildings of Monte Carasso, Switzerland, 1978-1992. (The prize was shared.)

Publication: The Third Prince of Wales Prize in Urban Design

1990

The City of Barcelona for the Urban Public Spaces of Barcelona, 1981-1987.

Publication: Prince of Wales Prize in Urban Design 1990

1988

Ralph Erskine for the Byker Redevelopment in Newcastle upon Tyne, 1969-1982, and to Alvaro Siza Vieira for the Malagueira Quarter Housing Project in Evora, Portugal, 1977-1988. (The prize was shared.)

Publication: Prince of Wales Prize in Urban Design, 1988