Transformative Urban Open Space

Coinciding with the first year of accepting global submissions for the ULI Urban Open Space Award, the Urban Land Institute has published Transformative Urban Open Space. The publication highlights the recent award winners and finalists, includes articles framing the debate on the value of these spaces, and offers a general overview of the award’s history since its inception in 2010….
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Thousand Lantern Lake Park System—2015 Urban Open Space Winner

Thousand Lantern Lake Park System

The Thousand Lantern Lake Park system represents a defining infrastructural success that’s integral to Nanhai’s strategic approach of urban transformation over the past 15 years. The Nanhai District exemplifies a successful, people-oriented urban development mode, and provides creative solutions for attracting people to its newly constructed Guangdong Financial High-tech Industrial Zone. …
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Dallas’s Klyde Warren Park Selected as 2014 Winner of ULI Urban Open Space Award

2014 Urban Open Space Award Winner: Klyde Warren Park, Dallas, Texas

Klyde Warren Park, a 5.2-acre deck park built over the recessed Woodall Rodgers Freeway in Dallas, Texas, has received national recognition as the winner of the 2014 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Urban Open Space Award. The announcement of the award selection, an annual tribute of successful large- and small-scale public spaces that have socially enriched and revitalized the economy of their surrounding communities, was made today at the ULI Fall Meeting in New York City….
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