Published 5 September 2006
Auckland mayor Dick Hubbard will announce the winners of the inaugural People’s choice mayoral urban design awards at the official opening of Auckland Architecture Week this Wednesday at 1pm, in the Britomart heritage precinct pavilion.
The 2 winners will get $1000 vouchers for camera equipment.
The mayor invited non-professional people to nominate buildings, spaces or places in the city they thought followed good urban design principles. Nominations were in 2 categories, one covering the general public and another for tertiary students.
They were judged by the city council’s new urban design group manager, Ludo Campbell-Reid, & 2 members of the mayoral taskforce on urban design, Barry Rae & Martin Udale.
A display featuring the winning & highly recommended nominations will appear at the Britomart pavilion during Architecture Week 6-12 September, and later at various council locations.
Attribution: Council release, story written by Bob Dey for this website.