Recipient of 2013 Community Vision Award Named! Click here for the announcement.
SDAF and County of San Diego have partnered in the Community Vision Award program, which includes both recognition of outstanding urban infill projects as well as a grant program. The Community Vision Award is designed to recognize and promote the implementation of Smart Growth, collaborative, sustainable and green building practices in revitalizing urban areas of San Diego County. The intent of the program is to encourage the construction of projects that will serve as examples for future urbanization throughout the region. The SDAF is honored to take part in this grant program, which provides a $25,000 beautification grant to the community in which the recognized project is located.
The first recipient of the Community Vision Award, in 2008, was community group North Park Main Street (NPMS), based on Hamilton Row Homes by Allard Janson Architects, Inc. NPMS executed a tree-planting beautification project along Upas and 30th Streets.
2009's award went to the Greater Golden Hill Community Development Corporation, based on the project MXD830, by Foundation for Form Architecture & Development.
The 2010 Community Vision Award went to the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, based on the project Village at Market Creek Plaza.
For a project to be considered for the 2012 award, nominations must be received by May 29, 2012. Nominations should include, at a minimum, the information and photos as requested on the nomination form outlining what the nominated project is and basis for the nomination.
Specific goals for the Community Vision Award program are to recognize projects which:
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
for the 2013 COMMUNITY VISION AWARD
If your community group has collaborated on a project in your neighborhood that exhibits the attached criteria, we encourage you to nominate that structure for the Community Vision Award.
For a nomination form, click here.
For submission guidelines, click here.
For more information about this program, including sponsorship opportunities and project or community eligibility, please write to CVA@sdarchitecture.org, or call 619-232-1385.
Thank you for taking part in this program promoting Smart Growth, and your project nomination, or nominations. We look forward to hearing from you, and seeing what your community is up to!
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