The Planning Thought Award Winners
On April 3rd 2014 the Planning Thought Award Jury (Laura Saija, John Friedmann, Paul Benneworth & Beatrix Haselsberger) has nominated 4 award winners out of 39 amazing applications.The Planning Thought Award winners are:
- Sabrina LAI (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture, University of Cagliari, IT),
- Kathrine QUICK (Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, US),
- Chris MAIDMENT (Town and Regional Planning, University of Sheffield, UK) &
- Juho Matti LUUKKONEN (University of Oulu, Finland).
The awardees have been invited to actively participate in a week-long intensive symposium in Vienna in May 2014, where they had the chance to conduct face-to-face interviews with highly respected planners from the first planning generation. These inter-generational dialogues challenged the seniors of the planning discipline to come forward with messages that have contemporary and future salience.