New Orleans-Themed Urban Design Competition Challenges Multidisciplinary Student Teams To Devise a Comprehensive Design and Development Program for Parts of the Tulane/Gravier and Iberville Neighborhoods http://on.uli.org/1AOJlTk
All four of ULI's awards programs, Global Awards for Excellence, Urban Open Space Award, The Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Awards, and The Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Awards, are accepting submissions until Monday, March 16 http://on.uli.org/1NVm3kk
ULI recognizes a wide range of project types, sizes, and initiatives in its award programs—from housing to commercial and mixed-use development and new communities, from open spaces to policy initiatives, and both profit and nonprofit. Submissions are due March 16, 2015 http://on.uli.org/1FCaV65
The mission of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.
ULI is committed to
- Bringing together leaders from across the fields of real estate and land use policy to exchange best practices and serve community needs;
- Fostering collaboration within and beyond ULI's membership through mentoring, dialogue, and problem solving;
- Exploring issues
of urbanization, conservation, regeneration, land use, capital
formation, and sustainable
- Advancing land use policies and design practices that respect the uniqueness of both the built and natural environments;
- Sharing knowledge through education, applied research, publishing, and electronic media; and
- Sustaining a diverse global network of local practice and advisory efforts that address current and future challenges.
Established in 1936, the Institute today has nearly 30,000 members worldwide, representing the entire spectrum of the land use and development disciplines. ULI relies heavily on the experience of its members. It is through member involvement and information resources that ULI has been able to set standards of excellence in development practice. The Institute has long been recognized as one of the world's most respected and widely quoted sources of objective information on urban planning, growth, and development.