Voting is now open!
The Academy of Urbanism Awards this year will focus on the people who have made an outstanding contribution to our towns and cities.
These Awards are a celebration of all the fantastic urbanists nominated and their work.
Open to Academicians only
We are calling on all Academicians to vote in The Urbanism Awards secret ballot to choose a shortlist of three people for each category.
Deadline: 23:59 GMT on Tuesday 5 October 2021
How to Vote:
1) Read the Voting Packs (links below)
2) Vote for THREE people to be shortlisted in each category using the form below
What we are looking for:
People who have gone above and beyond what was expected of them, who have shown drive, imagination and leadership to transform a place.
Academicians, please check your emails for more information on the voting packs.
- Civic Leader: This is an award for elected politicians at all levels of government including the many inspirational mayors that we have met over the years.
- Civic Servant: Anyone working for the public sector at all levels of government.
- Community Activist: People working in a voluntary or paid capacity for community groups or voluntary organisations.
- Urban Re-inventor: People working in the private sector including consultants and built environment professionals, developers, housing associations and national organisations and charities.
- Urban Thinker: Academics, researchers and authors working in the fields of urbanism, urban design and other urban-related subjects.
If you experience any problems when voting please email Cailin Murphy at [email protected]
The Urbanism Awards Assessment Panels
We still have a few spaces left on the assessment panels. If you would like to get involved in the Awards process email [email protected] to be part of one of our panels.
You will need to be available to do 3 short interviews with the shortlisted candidates and select the finalist in October.
- The shortlisted people will have a short interview with our assessment panel.
- The assessment panel will then select the winner who will be announced at the awards ceremony
- The Urbanism Award ceremony will be on 24 November at a central London venue
The Academy's return to live events will be marked by The Urbanism Awards, which will take place in a central London venue on 24 November 2021. Join the Academy and our network of urbanists for this important celebration! Please mark the date in your diary – more information will follow soon.