Following the announcement of Charlotte's first Urban Design Awards, or “Urbies,” the School of Architecture and the Charlotte Urban Design Center host a panel discussion that takes a look at what makes great city spaces and how the award-winning projects were chosen. UNC Charlotte Master of Urban Design Director Sekou Cooke will moderate a conversation with "Urbies" jurors Beth Poovey of LandDesign, Ike Heard of HeardSystems, Clayton Sealy of CLT Development, Mary Newsom from the Center for the Living City, and UNC Charlotte professor Deb Ryan, awards jury chair.
The event will be held both in person and virtually, via Zoom. Attendance is FREE, but registration is required.
The City of Charlotte and the School of Architecture launched the Charlotte Urban Design Awards to recognize and celebrate quality urban design in Charlotte, while encouraging continued community discussion around what makes for unique and great places.