Urban Edge Award
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (UWM), School of Architecture & Urban Planning
Milwaukee, WI, United States, February 17-20 and April 14-16, 2017
The UWM School of Architecture and Urban Planning introduced the biennial Urban Edge Award in 2006. Modeled after the successful Marcus Prize for emerging architects, and supported by the Wisconsin Preservation Fund and the law firm of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, the Urban Edge Award recognizes excellence in urban design and the ability of individuals to create major, positive change within the public realm. This award honors an internationally recognized design professional who brings fresh, innovative, and effective thinking to the field of urban design. The Invited Design Professionals are forward-thinking researchers and practitioners who are leading the movement to revitalize America’s Urban Industrial Legacy.